Jackie Chan’s Long Yun Kung Fu Troupe from Beijing Brings the Mesmerizing 11 Warriors
to the Auditorium Theatre on February 4
Long Yun effortlessly melds kung fu and traditional Chinese dance for an evening of heart-stopping artistry and athleticism
The 11 members of the Long Yun Troupe, hand-picked by internationally renowned martial artist, actor, and film director Jackie Chan, effortlessly meld elements of kung fu and traditional Chinese dance to create an entirely new art form, showcased throughout the program 11 Warriors. Co-presented with the Chinese Fine Arts Society and Choose Chicago, the Long Yun Troupe is a signature event in the City of Chicago’s annual Chinese New Year Celebration and promises an unforgettable evening.
“…a unique and memorable experience…In a word: Wow.” – Rick Kogan, Chicago Tribune
“The Long Yun Kung Fu Troupe…got a standing ovation from the awed crowd…The overall effect of 11 Warriors was one of power, balance and calm, with the lush backdrop of Chinese culture augmenting the impressive display of skill and art.” – Third Coast Review
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