Celebrated Performer Yu Wei to visit WSCC
The Evergreen Arts & Humanities Series of Washington State Community College (WSCC) is proud to present Yu Wei – An Evening of Solo Chinese Dance. This event will be held on November 16th at 7:30pm at Graham Auditorium on the WSCC campus.
Yu Wei has been described as "a brilliant dance star" that infuses her performances with intense emotion and astonishingly beautiful movements. She has danced since she was a young child, perfecting her skills over the entirety of her life. This extreme dedication has culminated in recognition from all over the world. While she is classically trained in Chinese dance, her fluid movements transcend borders and stun audiences. After attending one of her performances Merilyn Jackson of the Philadelphia Inquirer stated, "Yu Wei took everyone's breath away with her dance 'Lotus – Burst of Pure Dream.' Lying on her back with her head to the audience, she depicted how a lotus unfolds. It was pure beauty."
Yu Wei has been in the United States since moving to Philadelphia in February of 2000. During her time in the U.S., she has performed at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. and the Manhattan Center in New York City. She was also selected to perform for Philadelphia's Musicopia and the Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour.