Red Bean Cantonese Opera, Inc. » Liang, Jing

Jing Liang 梁菁

President / Artistic Director

Member Since: 1996

Jing Liang Sifu, President of Red Bean Opera, One of the Red Bean Cantonese Opera House’s original founders, the current Artistic Director, and Choreographer, Sifu Jing Liang was born into a family of Cantonese Opera performers. As a child actress in the 1940s, she began to make the stage appearances that launched her theatrical career. In 1950, Sifu Liang became a member of the Guangdong Chinese Opera Company and, on the strength of her talents as a singer and actress, soon rose to positions of both a principal performer and director for the troupe. She later joined the faculty of China’s renowned Futsan Cantonese Opera Institute and in 1960 received the prestigious Gold Star award in honor of her many achievements. In1983, Sifu Liang took up residence in the Bay Area where she continues to distinguish herself on stage, behind the scenes, and as a teacher for a new generation of Cantonese Opera performers.

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