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Dan in Beijing Opera

Dan in Beijing Opera

 The Dan (旦) refers to any female role in Beijing opera. Dan roles were originally divided into five subtypes. Old women were played by laodan, martial women were wudan, young female warriors were daomadan, virtuous and elite women were qingyi, and vivacious and unmarried women were huadan.
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Peking Opera-Huadan

Peking Opera-Huadan

Huadan characters are vivacious maidservants serving well-bred ladies, unmarried girls of humble birth or young-married women seductive in appearance and rude in words. They are in short costumes and, in most case, speak in jingbai-the current Beijing dialect.

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Peking Opera Nan Dan Star Yang Lei

Peking Opera Nan Dan Star Yang Lei

Yang Lei is totally dedicated to Peking Opera and does not have a part-time job. The truth is, whenever he is not on the stage, he is practicing for when he will be. He really value keeping his spare time free for opera and although some other people do take parttime jobs to make ends meet, he personally don’t.
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The Four Famous Dan - Xun Huisheng

Xun Huisheng,Dan,Peking Opera

Xun Huisheng, 1900-1968, male, one of the four top performers in female characters, born in Hebei Province.
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Peking Opera-Qingyi

Peking Opera-Qingyi

Qingyi is the most important of all female roles in Peking Opera performances. Characters of this category are invariably dignified and urbane in disposition and, in many cases, are knowledgeable as well.

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The Roles in Beijing Opera

The Roles in Beijing Opera

 In Beijing opera, there are four roles: the male and female roles, the painted-face role, and the comedic role. Every role has its own specific brands.
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Chinese Opera Female Warriors(Wudan)

Dan,Wudan,Huadan,Peking Opera,Chinese Opera

There are two types of wudan (female warriors) in Peking Opera, those in short, tight jackets and good at acrobatic combating and those female generals who are in armor suits, the former seldom imitating horse riding and the latter, often, A female general.

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The Four Famous Dan - Cheng Yanqiu

Cheng Yanqiu,Dan,Peking Opera

Cheng Yanqiu, 1904-1958, male, former name Chenglin, courtesy name Yanqiu, literary name Yushuang, one of the four top performers in female characters.
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The Four Famous Dan - Mei Lanfang

Mei Lanfang,Dan,Peking Opera

Mei Lanfang (1894–1961) was one of the most famous Peking opera artists in modern history. Mei, Shang Xiaoyun, Cheng Yanqiu and Xun Huisheng were known as Four Great Dan in the golden era of Peking Opera.
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The Four Famous Dan - Shang Xiaoyun

Shang Xiaoyun,Dan,Peking Opera

Shang Xiaoyun,who was born at 1899 and died at 1976, is a well-established Peking Opera artist.
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