Shen Yun takes you on an unforgettable adventure of a lost civilization.

Shen Yun returns to Sydney Lyric from 28 March - 2 April 2017 as part of its global tour with an all-new program of around twenty masterful dances and songs bring Asia’s celebrated past to life on stage with live orchestra. 

New York-based Shen Yun opens the gates to a lost civilisation, where ancient myths and legends come to life, where dance and music connect Heaven and Earth. With the richly expressive art of classical Chinese dance, ground-breaking musical compositions, and cutting-edge, interactive stage effects, Shen Yun is leaving millions around the world in awe.

In ancient times, China was known as the Land of the Divine and the world was full of magic and miracles. Everyone, from the emperors to the common people, believed that their culture was a divine gift. They lived in harmony with the universe and saw a connection among all things. Authentic Chinese culture carried these principles for thousands of years – until it was lost.

Shen Yun combines ancient dance with technological innovations, and filled with an enchanting orchestral sound, this is a stunning visual and emotional experience you won’t find anywhere else. State-of-the-art backdrops conjure celestial palaces and pastoral vistas, while ground breaking music from a full live orchestra combines the best of Chinese and Western composition.

Taking inspiration from ancient heroic legends and modern courageous tales, the breathtaking beauty of Shen Yun is not to be missed. 

  • Running Time: Approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes (including a 20 minute interval)

  • "5,000 years of Chinese music and dance, in one night"

    New York Times

  • "Demonstrating the highest realm in arts, Shen Yun inspires the performing arts world"

    Chi Cao, Actor in Mao’s Last Dancer, and dancer with Birmingham Royal Ballet

  • "Brilliant choreography… extravagantly beautiful"

    Broadway World

  • "A vision of loveliness, from the very first moment"

    Talkin’ Broadway

  • "Superb! Every performance was stunning"


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