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Performance and workshop on Chinese opera offered, Nov. 26

Noted Chinese opera actress and teacher Susan Chik will present a performance and workshop on Chinese opera at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, in Multipurpose Room B of the Frist Campus Center.

The event is free and will be conducted in English. Following a 30- to 45-minute performance and video presentation, Chik will teach some basic operatic gestures, stage steps and acrobatic moves. Taking part in the performance will be her daughter, Janice, a Princeton freshman, and other family members.

In the 1970s Chik was a leading actress for the Lu-Kwung Theatre in Taiwan, playing both the male and female roles, and later performed with the National Chinese Opera Theatre of Taiwan. She also was the host of Taiwan Televisions production of "Chinese Theater." She has toured extensively in the United States, Canada and the Philippines.

The event is being organized by the International Center and the Chinese Students Association.

Contact: Marilyn Marks (609) 258-3601

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