Dragon's Child - Global Dance Festival
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Dragon’s Child

Danstheaterproductie Dragon’s Child


Dragon’s Child is een eigen productie van de WereldDansWerkPlaats, onder leiding van choreograaf  Cunsong Xu. Dit stuk gaat over de verschillende vormen van Chinese identiteit in Nederland. Op zaterdag 2 november 2019 ging Dragon’s Child in première, tijdens Global Dance Festival.

Dans, theater, martial arts, live muziek en amateurs en professionals komen allen samen op het podium. 

De in China geboren danser en choreograaf Cunsong XU, heeft zowel de dansacademie in China gevolgd als Codarts in Rotterdam. Xu is op dit moment artistiek leider en choreograaf bij het dansgezelschap Groundbreakers.

Cast Dragon’s Child

Dragon's Child

● Naam: Sissi Tang
● Leeftijd: 25
● Beroep: Schoonheidsspecialiste

”I have a dancers background and I want to bring dancing back into my life. I want to relive my old passion.”

● Naam: Jenny Tsang
● Leeftijd: 66
● Beroep: gepensioneerd/vrijwilliger bij de Chinese Brug

”Dancing has always been a passion of mine. I really enjoy it. I want to carry on the Chinese traditional dance to the next generation.”

● Naam: Yun-Yu Chang
● Leeftijd: 23
● Beroep: Danser

”Dance not only brings me to explore different cultures and countries, but it also makes my heart full of joy and passion. Dance helps me feel confident in order to find the place where I belong.”

● Naam: Hao Wang
● Leeftijd: 25
● Beroep: Klassieke zanger
”As a Tenor graduate in royal conservatoire of The Hague, I want to join this production because I want to meet new people in this production.”

● Naam: Charlotte Ha
● Leeftijd: 24
● Beroep: Musical Actrice

”I’m a musical actrice born and raised in the Netherlands. My parents are from China. Dragon’s Child is a special production for me, because it’s a production where both of my cultures come together. Also I like to meet other Chinese artists in the Netherlands. I like to discuss and find out who we are and make something beautiful together.”

● Naam: Darius Xu
● Leeftijd: 29
● Beroep: Zanger en zakenman
”I was born in China, grew up in Argentina and currently live in the Netherlands. I am a singer, Also a businessman. Joining “Dragon’ child” because I am interested in performing art.

● Naam: Aaron Wan
● Leeftijd: 50
● Beroep: Acteur

”In younger days I was told about the impossibility to survive as an artist with my Asian look. My 40 IMDB credits proof cynics wrong. Participating in Dragon’s Child is playing with this theme in a literal and figurative way. A real Dragon’s Child follows this heart! You too?”

● Naam: Lianne Ros
● Leeftijd: 18
● Beroep: Student

”I just started my first year Sinology at the University. I started dancing when I was 3 years old. I like to take part in Dragon’s Child because I want to get to know the Chinese culture and art better.”

● Naam: Ruben Alkema
● Leeftijd: 22 jaar
● Beroep: studerend – Artez dancer/maker

”I grew up in The Hague, in the center of The Hague there is a China town. I would like to get to know the Chinese culture better and with this production I can combine this with my biggest passion: Dance.

Naam: Angela

● Naam: Sai
● Leeftijd: n.v.t
● Beroep: Chemist, studious

”I’ve always been curious about the theater en film industry. I want to be an example just like my idols Jet Li en Jackie Chan.”