Dance drama celebrates renowned architect Lin Huiyin

Scenes from Chinese dance drama,
April Day On Earth. [Photo provided to China Daily]

Students and teachers of Beijing Dance Academy captivated audiences with their original Chinese dance drama, April Day On Earth, performed on April 21 and 22. Directed by Dang Qi and Liang Qun, with choreography by Xie Changhui and Lou Hui, and music composed by Qian Qi, the production narrates the compelling story of Lin Huiyin, an esteemed 20th-century Chinese architect, poet, and writer.

The enthralling tale delves into Lin’s romantic entanglements with the renowned poet Xu Zhimo and architect Liang Sicheng, a narrative that has been adapted into various art forms, including a popular TV drama in 2000.