Joining the festivities providing main stage entertainment at Canton's Village Theater are choral performances by: the Michigan Chinese Choir, the Canton Philharmonic Choir, the March Wind Choir, the AM Choir and the New Century Chinese School youth chorus. Audience members will also enjoy beautiful duets and small group performances by Yangtze Melody Group and Xin Yun. The energetic Pop Music of the Desert Island Band will also delight the crowds. This special celebration will also include Chinese Yo-yo, Tai Chi, and a traditional Chinese Instrumental performance by the Troy Chinese Classic Music Guzheng Team.
Our evening will include a special guest performance by Ms. Shuping Ma, a notable Opera singer in China and the U.S. She is a graduate of Sichuan Music College in China and was a vocal professor at Xinhai Music College in Guangzhou. Shuping Ma has performed at the Detroit Opera House, and throughout China and the U.S. and is the director for three area Chinese Choirs.
The art of traditional Chinese folk and classical dances will be shared by Cherry Blossom, Shihui Dance Group, Michigan New Century Chinese School, Clivia Dance Group, Ann Arbor Jade Dance School, the Ann Hua Waist Drum Team, Ann Hua Chinese Dance Group and the Senior Chinese American Golden Years Troupe.
Event-goers can also enjoy a free punch and cookie reception starting at 6 p.m. In addition, a variety of cultural displays will be available for all to enjoy in The Village Theater lobby. Tickets to this special Chinese celebration are just $5 per person. Main Stage. Reserved Seating.
Tickets can be purchased, and printed at home or held at 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, 734/394-5300 x3, with a Visa or Mastercard between the hours of 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. weekdays. If tickets are 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 2016 Chinese Spring Festival or other performances scheduled at The Village Theater at Cherry Hill, visit www.CantonVillageTheater.org or call 734/394-5300.