facial make-up in china opera Description
when you are sitting in a theater, listening to a heroine sing longingly of her beloved. Suddenly the stage is invaded by two bands of acrobatic warriors. They tumble and twirl, cartwheel and somersault, flip this way and that. From the orchestra come sounds of cymbal, gong, and clapper to punctuate the action. Swords clash, and warriors duck and dodge the blades. Spears fly, only to be hit or kicked back to the thrower—one, two, even four at a time. And what’s this? The heroine has grabbed a sword to join the fight! Welcome to the world of Chinese opera. Actually, the word “opera?only begins to describe this pinnacle of China’s traditional performing arts. Like opera in Western countries, Chinese opera features acting, singing, and sumptuous costumes. But it also offers dance, mime, face painting, and acrobatics. Yeah, the face painting! As present, let us discuss the face paint, we can name them types of facial make-up in Beijing opera. They will catch your eyes with the unique, one of them represent a history story, yeah, please read the story under the picture in the catalogue. You will love them!