06 January 2019 20:08
Wu Rujun was born in China in 1963 and is currently the president of the Japanese Peking Opera Theatre. He is an active male performer on the stage. He is proficient in everything from performance to creation. He has written, directed and acted in such Peking Opera dramas as ‘Wu Zetian’ and ‘Guifei Dongdu’. Wu Rujun created the Beijing Hu light music performance method, and then created the Beijing Hu Symphony ensemble, which is refreshing. And the beautiful artistic conception of the Golden Golden Horse, thus opening up a wide space for the performance of Beijing Hu. Wu Xuanjun won the reputation of ‘Beijing Hu wizards’ for himself.
Yan Shaokui and Cheng Shaoyan are two representative figures of Peking Opera Face Art. They are both fond of Chinese Peking Opera Face Art. In the long-term research and creation, they have formed their own styles and created Peking Opera Face Art with different characteristics. From face makeup to clay face painting, and then to glass fiber reinforced plastics, Xuan Paper and other paintings, it has become a decorative work of art. Its works inherit the traditional Chinese face painting techniques, smooth lines, brilliant colors, deformation, exaggeration and a combination of various techniques, become a Chinese nationalized works of art. Cheng Shaoyan’s handmade Xuan Paper is different from other craft facial makeup. It is a new innovation based on inheriting traditional craft facial makeup, and at the same time, it uses the skill of accurate sketch of stage professional spectrum to give it its unique charm.