The cast of Yu Opera
LI SHUJIAN (Cheng Ying) is a nationally ranked First-Level performing artist. Mr. Li began his training at the National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts, where he specialized in the Laosheng style of singing. Over the years, Mr. Li has perfected his craft, earning him numerous accolades and honors for stunning performance in past productions of Qing Feng Ting Shang and Sheppard Su Wu. He has been the recipient of many prestigious awards, including three National Wenhua Performance Awards and two Chinese Opera Plum Blossom Awards. Mr. Li possess an incredibly versatile vocal range, which is characterized by his effortless ability to both soar in the upper register and sustain a full lower range. Mr. Li utilizes the Qipai style of performance, allowing him to use his voice to its full physical and emotional potential. His soulful performance as Cheng Ying in Cheng Ying Rescues the Orphan was lauded by audiences across the nation and critics have dubbed him "The number one Laosheng currently in existence." Mr. Li is also actively involved in the Chinese Opera community and holds the title of Vice-Chairman of China's Theatre Association, is the Chairman of Henan Theatre Association, Alternate Member of Henan Provincial Party Committee and the Head of Henan No. 2 Yu Opera Troupe. He is honored to be a part of the wonderful cast of Cheng Ying Rescues the Orphan and is excited about bringing this production overseas for new audiences to enjoy.
 
  Hongya Tian (Gongsun Chujiu)
Mr.Tian is the first rank actor, student of Shujian Li. He portrayed Zhang Yuan Xiu of “ Qing Feng Pavilion”; Cheng Shi Mei of “ Bao Qing Tian”;  King Tang of “ Three Cries”.  He is the winner of  Best actor of “ Li Yuan Chun” national competition; Golden Award of  Hong Mei Contest; Golden Award of the 11th Henan Musical Competition. 
 
     
 WANG KEWEI (Tu Angu) is a nationally ranked First-Level artist. An incredibly versatile artist, Mr. Wang specializes in four distinct styles of singing: Laosheng, Hualian, Wusheng and Wenwuchou. He has received numerous Chinese opera performance awards from national competitions.
     
Tengfei Li (Han Jue)
Mr.Li is an excellent youth actor.  He portrayed Yang Zhong Bao of “ Mu Gui Ying Go to War”; Li  Chun Hua of “ Spring and Fall”; Cai Zhi of “Cai Wen Ji”. Won the silver award of Henan Musical Competition and  the silver award of Henan Youth Actor contest.
 
 
  Zhaoyong Yu (Wei Jiang).
Mr. Yu is an excellent back head actor, a Li style descendant. He has been known by Yu opera “Go to Chen Zhou”; “Qin Xiang Lian”; “Bao long tu” “Yan Yang play the water”; “, Crazy Dummy”; “ Flower Gun”, “ Cheng Ying Recurs the Orphan “.  He is the winner of the Gold awards of Zhengzhou Youth actor contest; Second rank of Hong Mei competition; Third Rank of Excellent Title awards
 
   WANG AIXIA (Princess Zhuang Ji) is a nationally ranked Second-Level artist. She specializes in the Huadan and Guimendan styles of singing. Ms. Wang has been the recipient of numerous Chinese opera performance awards from national competitions.  
   LIAN CAIFEN (Orphan) is a nationally ranked Second-Level artist. He specializes in the Daomadan and Wawasheng styles of singing. Ms. Wang is part of the third generation of students to be under the tutelage of Yu Opera Master, Chang Xiangyu. She has played leading roles in productions of Hua Mulan and Mu Guiying Xia Shan.  
   Shali Zhang( Cai Feng)
Ms.zhang is a youth actress with great talent. She played the leading role in the production of Hu Sanniang
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  Zhiyong Liu ( Meng Ke)
Mr.Liu is an excellent actor, He portrayed Zhao Yun Hua of  “ Prom flower”, Hou Shan Guan of “ Spring and Fall”, Doorman of “Go to Chen Zhou”, etc. He is the winner of Second Rank of Yellow River Theater Festival, Silver Award of Hong Mei Contest. Performed in Hong Kong, Italy, France, Macau and Taiwan