Gold Winner Marilyn Yang: ‘I Have a Bigger Responsibility to Revive This Culture’

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Marilyn Yang performed successful  the Adult Female Division of the 9th NTD International Classical Chinese Dance Competition successful  New York authorities   connected  Sept. 4, 2021. (Larry Dye/The Epoch Times)

Marilyn Yang performed successful the Adult Female Division of the 9th NTD International Classical Chinese Dance Competition successful New York authorities connected Sept. 4, 2021. (Larry Dye/The Epoch Times)

Shen Yun Performing Arts’ Marilyn Yang won the Gold Award astatine the 9th NTD International Classical Chinese Dance Competition, which took spot Sept. 2–5 successful New York state.

“This is thing that tin lone motivate maine to enactment harder successful my profession,” she said. “In dance, there’s nary specified happening arsenic ‘perfect’ oregon ‘you’ve reached your limit.'”

“What comes with winning golden is the work to bash amended and to bring the highest creation signifier I tin … to bring backmost this mislaid practice to radical astir the world,” she said.

The classical Chinese creation contention is 1 successful a series of planetary taste and arts events aimed astatine promoting accepted culture. In China, this civilization has been each but destroyed by the Chinese Communist Party implicit the past respective decades. The events are hosted by NTD.

“I consciousness similar aft winning, I conscionable person a bigger work to revive this culture,” she said. Shen Yun has made the art form of classical Chinese creation good known astir the world, and its ngo of reviving 5,000 years of divinely inspired civilization is 1 that is adjacent to Yang’s ain heart.

Dance is decidedly thing not casual to do, you person to bid hard. I deliberation what’s important is to support a humble bosom and look astatine however you tin improve.

— Marilyn Yang

“Dance is decidedly thing not casual to do, you person to bid hard. I deliberation what’s important is to support a humble bosom and look astatine however you tin improve,” she said.

The contention was a premier accidental to bash so, arsenic she could ticker and larn from implicit 100 different dancers.

“No substance however nonrecreational idiosyncratic whitethorn seem, they tin ever larn thing from idiosyncratic who is caller astatine something, and they tin larn from the people astir them,” she said.

“I learned much astir myself, done exploring choreographing, and I explored much characters and things I’m not utilized to,” Yang said. “This clip for the creation competition, I truly learned however to propulsion myself and interruption the barriers I thought I was constricted to. I deliberation that it’ll assistance maine successful my aboriginal way successful dancing.”

With reporting by NTDTV.

Epoch Times Staff

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