TAIWAN Lanyang Taiwanese Opera Company


The Lanyang Taiwanese Opera Company was founded in1992 as part of a policy of Yilan County Government to propel internal cultural development. The founding of the Lanyang Taiwanese Opera Company has special significant in Taiwanese opera history.

Since its founding, the Troupe has performed traditional, native and Beiguan Operas. This group not only displayed the considerable talents of its musicians, it also broke ground in musical history by performing on a national level using melodies from Taiwanese Opera. It presented the performing arts of traditional Taiwanese opera to numerous overseas countries such as Singapore, New York, Costa Rica and Canada. The Lanyang Troupe quickly rose to become the epitome of excellence in Taiwanese cultural arts for overseas Taiwanese communities.

The enduring mission of the troupe is to preserve tradition while exploring new artistic concepts. With the efforts and support of everyone, the Troupe hopes that the traditional art of opera will again take root and thrive in Taiwanese society as it faces rapid cultural changes, and that in the international arena, Taiwanese opera can convey Taiwanese culture's refinement and distinctive flavor with an endearing artistic performance.