Chronicle of Events

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1990-2010

The 2010 Production - “Buying of an Official Post”


“International Art Exchange”- Led by the head of the troupe, Mr. Sun Rong-hui, the entire troupe went to Singapore to celebrate the birthday of Earl Xianyou of Qingxi at the Lorong Koo Chye Sheng Hong Temple
Their new show, “Tears of A Hero,” was selected in the 5th Taiwanese Opera Professional – 2019 Bring the Good Shows On – Craze of Taiwanese Operas at Temple Squares” organized by the National Culture and Arts Foundation. The show was directed by the head of the troupe, Mr. Sun Rong-hui.
Yi-Shin Taiwanese Opera has been chosen as the company-in-residence at Dadaocheng Theater, Taipei City Social Education Hall (now called Taipei City Arts Promotion Office) since 2010.


2008


“Treasure Bowl” was chosen in 4th Taiwanese Opera Professional- 2018 Bring the Good Shows On – Let’s Battle at Temple Squares” organized by the National Culture and Arts Foundation.
“International Art Exchange” – as the representative of Taiwan, Yi-Shin Taiwanese Opera Troupe went to Xiamen, China to participate in collective drama performances. Their performance not only received warm and positive responses from the audience but also got good media coverage. This art exchange was such a success.


2006


“Sun Bin V.S. Pang Juan” was selected in the 3rd Taiwanese Opera Professional-”Good Shows Gathered at the Temple Squares” organized by the National Culture and Arts Foundation.
“Sun Bin V.S. Pang Juan” was selected for the “Best Performer Award,” and “Group Performance Award” at the 2006 Taiwanese Opera Collective Performances


2005


“Liu Ming-chuan” received the Group Performance Award at the “Eastern Expedition of Taiwanese Operas, The Elegance of Taiwanese Operas – the 4th National Taiwanese Opera Collective Performances.”


2004


“The Railroad on Fanshuding – Liu Ming-chuan” is launched in celebration of the 120th Anniversary of Taipei City
“International Art Exchange”- the head of the troupe, Mr. Sun Rong-hui led the troupe members to take part in the 2004 Cross-Strait Taiwanese Opera Art Festival and performed the “Assassin Stories –Zhuan Zhu ” at the square of Bailuzhou Park, Xiamen.
Launched its annual production “Blood Brother.”


2003


Yi-Shin Taiwanese Opera Troupe was selected as art performing group in the “Performing Arts Groups Cultivation Plan.”
Participated in the “All Elites Gathered in Taiwanese Operas – the 3rd National Taiwanese Opera Collective Performances with “The Chaos Sun WuKong Created” and won the Best Performing Group award.


2002


Launched the Children’s Taiwanese Opera - “Zhu Bajie’s Adventure through Time.”
Participated in the “Singing Taiwanese Opera for 100 Years – the 2nd National Taiwanese Opera Collective Performances” with “Assassin Stories – Hidden Sword” and won the Group Performance Award.


2001


Participated in the “Taipei City Local Theater (Taiwanese Opera) Collective Performances” and won the Group Performance Award.


2000


Participated in the “Stage for Taiwanese Operas, and Good Shows Keep Coming – the 1st National Taiwanese Opera Collective Performances” by National Center For Traditional Arts with “Journey to the West - Web of Deceit” and won the Group Performance Award.
l Launched the Dram Train & Art Feast and performed the “Assassin Stories –Zhuan Zhu. ”in the Social Education Hall (now called Metropolitan Hall.)


1999


Participated in passing the torch of Taiwanese Operas, members of Yi-shin has devoted to teaching Taiwanese opera, spreading the seeds of traditional Chinese theater in Wusa Junior High School in Yilan, Taipei Municipal XiHu Junior High School, “Qiu-Lan Taiwanese Opera ” composed of volunteer moms in Hsinchuan…etc. to keep the beauty of Taiwanese Opera lasting forever.


1998


Promoted traditional Chinese theater, humanistic and cultural arts education in schools, communities. Their work continues.
Won the 1st prize in the “Taiwan Local Taiwanese Opera Competition, Northern Region” for the show “Assassin Stories –Zhuan Zhu.” The head of the troupe, Mr. Sun Rong-hui, in addition to winning the Best Director Award, and Best Supporting Actor Award, led the troupe to win the Group Performance Award, Best String and Wind Band / Percussion Band Award, Best Stage Technique Award, Best Female Supporting Actor (Sun Shi-wen), Best Jing (strong male character) Award (Sun Rong-mei), and Best Mo (scatterbrained elder) Award (Sun A-e).
Won the Group Performance Award at the “Taiwan Local Drama Competition” for “Assassin Stories –Zhuan Zhu.”


1995


The head of the troupe, Mr. Sun Rong-hui, and the troupe members participated in performance tours, such as “The Warm Taipei Love,“ “The 50th Anniversary of Reclaiming Taiwan – The Energy of Taiwan Art, “ “An Art Tour to Campus, “ and “ Good Shows 168” to promote the beautiful art of Taiwanese Opera.


1993


“International Art Exchange”- upon the invitation from the “1st Cross-Strait Drama Festival,“ Yi-Shin Taiwanese Opera Troupe performed “ Laugh off at the Dead and Living” at the festival. Their performances created a sensation in Zhangzhou and Fuzhou, Fujian, China, becoming the 1st Taiwanese Opera Troupe from Taiwan that performed in Mainland China.


1991


Won the Group Performance Award, Best Technique on Stage Award, Best Director Award, and Best Sheng (young male character) Award at the “Taiwan Local Drama Final, Northern Region.”


1990


Won the Group Performance Award at the “Taipei City Local Drama Competition” for the show “Laugh off at the Dead and Living.”

1989

The head of the troupe, Sun Rong-hui, carried on what his family set out to do, which is to spread the culture of traditional Chinese theater, and founded Yi-Shin Taiwanese Opera. He reformed traditional Taiwanese Opera with innovative choreography to lead young people to see traditional Chinese theater from a new perspective.

◎ The Yi-shin Taiwanese Opera Troupe has been chosen by the Ministry of Culture to be a troupe for cultivation in ”The National Performance Troupe Cultivation Plan” since 2003.
◎ The Yi-shin Taiwanese Opera Troupe has been selected as a company-in-residence at Dadaocheng Theater since 2010.

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