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WAN Fai-yin, Christina

Famed Cantonese opera huadan (female principal) who started her artistic career in the 1960’s by receiving teaching from multiple famous veterans, thus cultivating a solid foundation in singing, acting, reciting and acrobatics

Rose to the rank of lead huadan in 1987 after forming her own troupe, the Golden Will Chinese Opera Association

Held solo concerts to critical acclaim, highlighted by her 40th Anniversary Concert (2005)

Received Customs and Excise Medal for Meritorious Service from the Hong Kong government (2012) and Award for Best Artist (Xiqu), Hong Kong Arts Development Awards (2011)

In recent years, presented high-quality major productions including Empress Dowager Xiaozhuang, A Handful of Snow and Poetics of the Postal Pavilion as both actor and director. She also became Artistic Director of Yau Ma Tei Theatre Venue Partnership Scheme’s Cantonese Opera Young Talent Showcase




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