A beautifully enchanting blend of traditional Chinese art, music and culture with contemporary puppetry, theater and animation. The China Children’s Art Theater brings to life an optimistic story of growth, survival and courage in the U.S. premiere of this production.
“[T]he China Children’s Art Theater…has become a favorite choice of many children and their parents.”China Network Television
Raised by the colorful and lively twelve Chinese zodiac animals, the young Dragon Child enjoys a harmonious and peaceful existence until pollution and diminishing natural resources disrupt her life. This Earth Week 2012, see through her eyes and the eyes of her friends, as this special performance explores some of the challenges our world faces today and the impact they have on our children, our hope and our future.
Directed by Australia's Peter Wilson, director of the Sydney Olympics Opening Ceremony, The Dragon Child is produced and presented by China Children's Art Theatre in Beijing with support from The Arts Centre in Melbourne.
RECOMMENDED FOR AGES 6 AND UP.
The Skirball Center's Big Red Chair Family Series is made possible in part with generous support from Joan Ganz Cooney and L. Jay and Mary Ellen Oliva with additional support from Con Edison for family educational and enrichment programming.