Joining the festivities providing main stage entertainment are choral performances by: the Michigan Chinese Choir, the PCCLC Choir, Michigan Chinese Art Troupe, and the Sunshine Children’s Choir. Audience members will also enjoy beautiful duets and small group performances by Yangtze Melody Group and the Heart Melody Group. The energetic Pop Music of the Desert Island Band will also be on hand to delight the crowds. This special celebration will also include Chinese Yo-Yo, and a traditional Chinese Instrument performances featuring the ‘Hulisi’ by Shihui Group and Pipa soloist Angela Bolon.
Our evening will include a special guest performance by Ms. Shuping Ma, a notable Opera singer in China and throughout the U.S. Shuping Ma is a graduate of Sichuan Music College in China and was a vocal professor at Xinhai Music College in Guangzhou. This talented singer has performed at the Detroit Opera House, and throughout China and the U.S. and is the director of three area Chinese Choirs.
The art of traditional Chinese folk and classical dances will be shared by Little Angels, Shihui Dance Group, Michigan New Century Chinese School, Ann Arbor Jade Dance School, the Ann Hua Waist Drum Team, Ann Arbor Senior Dance Troupe, Canton Qi Pao Dance Group, Ciwawa Dance China Dolls, Anna Ballet & Dance, New Century Adults, Canton Summit Team, and Ann Hua Chinese Dance Group.
Event-goers can also enjoy a free punch and cookie reception starting at 6 p.m. In addition, displays from three area Chinese schools (PCCLC, MNCCS, and Ann-Hua of Ann Arbor) will be available for all to enjoy in The Village Theater lobby. We will also feature scrolls from Calligraphy Artist Mingdeng Zhou. Tickets to this special Chinese celebration are just $5 per person. Main Stage. Reserved Seating. All Patrons Require a Ticket including children held on laps.
Tickets can be purchased, and printed at home or held in will call, anytime from our website www.cantonvillagetheater.org at no extra charge. The box office is open between 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. weekdays. Tickets can also be ordered over the phone by calling 734/394-5300 x3, with a Visa or Mastercard weekdays between the hours of 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. If tickets are still available, they can also be purchased one hour prior to program time.
The Village Theater at Cherry Hill, located at 50400 Cherry Hill Road, Canton, MI, 48187, is a regional center for the arts that offers the magic of live theatre, soul-stirring music, the thrill of the dance, and the enjoyment of fine art exhibitions and events, in addition to providing a home for several cultural organizations and community groups.
For more information on the 2017 Chinese Spring Festival or other performances scheduled at The Village Theater at Cherry Hill, visit www.CantonVillageTheater.org or call 734/394-5300.