Project Description

Little Pear Garden Dance Company

Tales of Goddesses and a Painter – In-Person Performance

In this story exploring the creation of cave paintings along the Silk Road, students follow the Chinese Empire’s best painter as he travels and is inspired by the many cultures along the way. This visually stunning performance introduces students to the history of the Silk Road through classic Chinese storytelling and dance, and includes audience participation to learn some basic movements from a number of ethnic dance styles.

In-Person Booking Inquiry

Curriculum Connections

Introduction to Chinese culture and history

Dance as a means of storytelling

Cross Curricular Connections

Character Development

Equity & Inclusion

Booking Details

School Fee: $1,037 + HST
Audience Size: 350
Grades: K-8

Language: English
Availability: May 2021

About Little Pear Garden Dance Company

Founded in 1994 and based in Toronto, Little Pear Garden Dance Company (LPGDC) is Canada’s foremost company of traditional and contemporary Chinese dance. LPGDC is committed to developing and promoting Chinese dance in Canada through the production and presentation of performances, lectures, workshops, demonstrations and exhibitions at local and national levels.

“Excellent presentation for all students. This performance was the best I’ve seen in over 20 years in education. I would highly recommend them!”

Principal, Strathroy