R E C E N T TAA S A A C TI V ITI E S – TAASA Review June 2014
TAASA NSW Chinese Opera Evening 27 February 2014 TAASA, with AASI (Australasian Art and Stageworks Inc), treated guests to the traditions of Chinese Opera.
Fiona Reilly, Head of Costume at NIDA, provided insights into some of its symbolism and background. We watched renowned Chinese Opera performer, Gabrielle Chan, being made up by professional make-up artist, Wong Ka Bo.
Gabrielle represented the hua dan or female role with a dramatic, white and pink face and slanted, â€˜phoenixâ€™ eyes lined in black...