Upcoming Events and Classes

  • Saturday December 7free to-the-pubic students’ classroom Kunqu performance with workshop for all, 4.00-5.40pm, SOAS Main Building WC1H 0XG.                                                                                                                                            Mr Jose Navarro, renowned Puppeteer, will donate his time and expertise and give a short performance with his puppets, including a Chinese puppet and a Peruvian Scissors Dance puppet in this event. We are immensely grateful for this privilege!                                                                                                                             Please book your free seats with Kathy.  This event is hosted by the SOAS Jing-Kun Chinese Opera Society.
  • Course instructor: Mrs Kathy Hall李惠馨, London Chinese Opera Studio                      Enquiries welcome: 07711 654 663 or please go to Contact Us page                                                                            **************************************************************
  • 2020 Spring Course hosted by SOAS Jing-Kun Chinese Opera Society
    Kunqu performance course (acting and singing) from The Stroll in the Garden 《牡丹亭 -游园》, 8 x  2-hour Saturday lessons,  dates: 11/1, 18/1, 1/2, 8/2, 15/2, 22/2, 7/3, and 14/3, with classroom performance on 21/3/2020.                                                   Requirements: one Chinese opera paper folding-fan with minimum 30 fan sticks and length 26/27 cm, one Chinese opera ‘watersleeves’ practice jacket bought or hired, and flat, thin soft-sole shoes (like ballet soft shoes) or just wear socks 

Other enquiries welcome:

  • Jingju or Kunqu classes/workshops or 1-to-1 lessons for singing only, or singing and acting.
  • Jingju or Kunqu classes/workshops or 1-to-1 lessons for beginners and improvers, all ages, in movement sets for watersleeves, round/palace fan, folding fan, cloud dusterhorse-whip and silk fans, with no singing.
  • Chinese Opera Make-up Workshops (with full stage make-up, head-dresses and costumes) for individuals or small groups on requests.
  • Lecture-demonstrations with PPT and props for schools, universities and community centres, on request.       

Instructor: Mrs Kathy Hall李惠馨, London Chinese Opera Studio