The prominent Taiwanese opera – gezaixi – singer Meng-I Chang will introduce the basic techniques of this highly stylized art. Ms. Chang will model the intonation and breathing techniques after those of the legendary gezaixi diva Chiung-Chih Liao. In addition, participants will learn how to convey complex emotions with their eyes, along with poses and steps.
Meng-I Chang completed Bureau of Cultural Heritage’s Traditional Arts Preservation Program in 2012, where she studied with Chiung-Chih Liao, the legendary diva of the Taiwanese opera. Chang is an adjunct instructor at National Taiwan College of Performing Arts and Taipei City Arts Promotion Office.