Figurines 1-Han Figurines 【Op.102】

  • Premiere: March 13, 1992 National Theater (Taipei)
  • Choreography: Liu, Feng-Shueh
  • Music: “Kuang Ling-San”(played on the Kuchin), “Dusk”(played on the Pawu), “Night in the Mountains”(played on Thekushun)
  • Lighting Design: Chien, Lee-Zen
  • Costume Design: Liu, Feng-Shueh (based on portrayals in Han Dynasty stone carvings and ceramic tile portraits)
  • Performance: Neo-Classic Dance Company
  • Running Time: 16 minutes

“Figurines 1” is a Chinese dance concerned with formal beauty and inspired by the Pai Drama of the Han dynasty (206B.C.-220A.D.), stone carvings and ceramic tile portraits.

*In ancient China, small pottery figurines of servants, dancers and musicians were buried with the dead that they might serve and entertain them throughout eternity.