chinese opera

Today in my Theatre & Society class, we had a guest professor teach us about Chinese Opera.  It's intense and awesome, but what really got me were the costumes.  They are incredible.  What is even more incredible is that people actually perform in them.  And do acrobatics.  One costume he showed us (he dressed up five of my peers) had 20 pieces and enough sequins to make a drag queen blush.  20 pieces!  Like, seriously.  Craziest thing ever.

There are copious amounts of colorful sequins and silk involved.  I am officially obsessed.

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1 comment:

Ted said...

Enough sequins to make a drag queen blush. Ahahahahahahahahahahahaha. I just snorted really loudly in the back of class.