“They’re top-notch, they’re stunning, they’re articulate; they’re everything that you could want to see in a dancer ... It’s absolutely breathtaking.”
Dana Von der Crone ballerina
“I could soar like a bird. I just felt I could fly away on that beautiful background ... I should be more sophisticated after doing this for 30 years, being a critic. I couldn’t help but feel this was so special … I just feel like a child again ... I don’t want to leave the theater … I have not seen anything like that in a theater.”
Rich Massabny arts critic
“We are absolutely in love with Shen Yun ... This is going to become a family tradition to come see it every year.”
Juan Carlos Perez Hewlett Packard executive
“Shen Yun isn’t just a beautiful performance—it is a chance for people around the world to experience the essence of Chinese civilization. Shen Yun is a flawless presentation of the inner beauty of Chinese culture.”
Wenzhuo Hou Ottawa-based Chinese scholar
“It’s absolutely beautiful. It was so inspiring, I think I may have found some new ideas for the next Avatar.It is absolutely astonishing to see the colors. To see the discipline, the skill that these dancers execute these very difficult maneuvers. The choreography is beautiful and the graphics I thought were so interesting."
Robert Stromberg Academy Award-winning production designer for Avatar
“A beautiful show... fantastic! If you ever get a chance to see it, you should.”
Joy Behar Co-host of ABC’s The View
“Shen Yun demonstrates the highest realm in art and inspires the performing arts world… Their passion is really touching. The show was excellent, the content rich, the stage effects were amazing.”
Chi Cao Lead role in Mao's Last Dancer, principal dancer for Birmingham Royal Ballet
“I probably have reviewed over three to four thousand shows, which still cannot compare to what I saw tonight. I give this production Five Stars, that’s the top! The best word to use is ‘mind-blowing’!”
Richard Connema Talkin’ Broadway
“I’ve watched so many productions in China, but none like tonight’s… These are the things of genuine traditional Chinese culture, and drastically different from other performances from mainland China. I was truly captivated body and soul.”
Song Theater arts professional from Mainland China
“It offers something entirely different and entirely new. Remarkable... It deserves to succeed as it always does ... It's a fascinating insight into what China's culture used to be and what I hope one day will be restored to China.”
Edward McMillan-Scott Vice-President of the European Parliament
Vigorous jumps and dazzling spins.”
“A vision of loveliness, from the very first moment…
The best projections I have seen in a very long time."
Millions have seen Shen Yun.Standing ovations at the world’s top venues, royalty attending in Europe, sold-out shows throughout North America, and packed houses across Asia have made Shen Yun an international phenomenon.
“What I saw coming clear tonight was really a display of the virtues—beauty and grace, and nobility and heroism, and faith, love, and hope … Shen Yun brings to us the hope that we can achieve that kind of enlightenment and purity ... You can immerse yourself in the mythic culture of times gone by and just enjoy being transported to those ages.”
Stephen Woodworth Canadian Member of Parliament
“If this show can eventually play in mainland China, China will experience a 180 degree turn."
Eun-Soo Park actor in popular Korean drama Jewel in the Palace
“Love it. Are you kidding? It’s fantastic.
The artistry is really fantastic.”
Drew Carey Comedian and television host
“It was like taking a journey to China, here in New York. What I loved about the show was the authenticity of it. It was inspirational and educational, a per- formance that I encourage everyone to see and all of us to learn from. Singers, dancers and musicians reclaiming the divinely inspired cultural heritage of China.”
Donna Karan Creator of DKNY
“5,000 years of Chinese Music and Dance in One Night"
The New York Times
“Beautiful…a nimble mastery.”
"Inspired… A delight to experience...”
“An explosion of color and sound.”
“Extraordinary costumes and vigorous physicality.”