Fashion Designer: 'It's the most beautiful thing I've ever seen'
"Breathtaking, I love it. I’m so enchanted. Right now my head is flying with a bunch of ideas—I’m inspired. It’s beautiful, it’s amazing, and I’m so glad, finally, we have it here in L.A!"
- Merlin Castell,
"It was a real work of art"
“I think that my soul was very well fed tonight, with the beauty of this performance. It just was breathtaking. The use of color, the use of the choreography. Everything about it was a real work of art.”
- Caryl Fisher,
Cultural Series Director
Conductor: ‘The quality of sound is beautiful’
"The rhythmic structure is wonderful. It’s so precise. And the conductor—of course, I’m a conductor—I know how difficult it is to be so precise for a show like this.”
- David Dworkin,
clarinetist, and educator
‘I can’t stop watching it’
“Oh, it’s lovely, the choreography is marvelous. I don’t know how much time they spent on rehearsing all those numbers, each number is a marvel. I can’t stop watching it ... everything is so good... and the colors go perfectly with each number.”
- Thanh Lan,
a Vietnamese actress
and television host
Arts Commissioner: ‘I have a lack of words to express my joy’
“I'm really stunned... like 'oh my god'… So perfect… Each and every piece of the performance is so apt to the music, nothing was overdone. Everything is perfect.”
— Ms. Sambamurti,
vocalist and performer,
lecturer on Indian art
Renowned Filmmaker: 'If heaven is the way we saw it tonight, count me in'
“At first my left brain is saying, ‘What’s the story? I’m not quite sure what’s going on’ and your right brain takes over and says, ‘this is so magnificent, so beautiful. I don’t need to understand everything, it’s just washing over'”
- Nathaniel Kahn,
“Out of This World” Say Welsh Celebrities of Shen Yun
"When the curtains opened, the dancing started, the music started to play and the moment, it was just divine, it was absolutely beautiful.”
- Robin Huw Bowen,
Welsh Triple Harpist
Artist: Shen Yun Dancers 'Moved as one and in perfect harmony'
"We got to sit up close and see the dancers' facial expressions, the exquisite detail of the costumes and how every single one of them acted as one unit when they were dancing."
- Nanette Crist,
a visionary artist
Prominent Choreographer: 'They do everything in unison, it's perfect'
"It is precious, it truly has a wonderful precision, an energy... The singers are very good also, and for someone that does not speak Chinese, one can read what they are singing."
- Karen Connolly, Professor of
dance and choreographer,