8 June 2018, 9am
8 June 2018, 10am
During Qingming festival, the white snake and green Snake go to West Lake of Hang Zhou. They transform themselves into two beautiful ladies and name themselves Bai Suzhen and Xiao Qing. They meet Bai Suzhen’s benefactor, a young man named Xu Xian. Bai Su Zhen falls in love with Xu Xian and marries him to repay his kindness. The Abbot from Jinshan Temple, Fa Hai, knows about it and plots to break up the couple’s relationship.
Approximately 1 hour 30 minutes
Rating / Age Limit
- No admission for infants in arms and children below 5 years old
- Children 5 years and above must purchase a ticket for entry
- Admission is subject to tickets produced at the entrance
Photography / Video Recording Rules
- No Photography, Video recording or Audio recording is allowed for this event
Beijing Opera Instructor / Leading actor (White Snake): Huang Ping
Huang Ping, artistic director of Singapore Chinese Opera Museum and Chinese Opera and Drama Society (Singapore), graduated from the National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts in 1985, specializing in Dao Ma Dan. Upon graduation she continued teaching in the academy. She performed in the Central TV Station, Beijing Television and other big scale celebratory events as a choreographer.
She was invited to Singapore in 1995 to give appreciation courses on Chinese opera with a couple of institutions, including Singapore Opera Institute, the National University of Singapore, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Dunman High School, Raffles Institution, St Nicolas Girls School, Bukit Batok Secondary School, Nanyang Girls High, Nanyang Primary School, Ngee Ann Primary School, etc. She also taught in Hokkien Huay Kuan, Gang Zhou Clan Association, Dong An Clan Association and many community clubs.
She has continued in choreography for Chinese opera; She was invited to appear in Good Morning, Singapore, The Afternoon Programme and interviews on Lianhe Zaobao. She was also involved in the filming of educational programmes ‘Picking the Bracelet‘ in the local television station. She has also been invited as an instructor to the rehearsed performers in Chinese New Year Telecasts and the President’s Star Charity Shows. She was invited to the National Day Parade 2012, acting the role of Mu Guiying and becomes the first Chinese opera actress to act on NDP for the 47 years since 1965.
Her performance credits: The Drunken Concubine, Farewell my Concubine, The Killing of four Women, The Fairy Descends, Picking the Bracelet, Little Cow Boy, Madam White Snake and Mu Guiying