Course 2.1 The Types of Roles and Makeup in Peking Opera
Course Syllabus 课程章节1
In Peking opera, roles are divided into Sheng, Dan, Jing, and Chou by artistic and dramatic makeups and costumes to reflect different gender, personality, age, jobs, and social status. The four main role categories in Peking opera are also called “Hangdang” in Chinese. This course introduces costumes, singing, and performance of different roles.