Vancouver Cantonese Opera
Founder and Artistic Director of Vancouver Cantonese Opera Society, Rosa Cheng (she/her) is a talented Cantonese opera performer who offers versatility and diverse styles in her singing and acting. Her career as a Cantonese opera artist started in 1993 and she founded the Vancouver Cantonese Opera Company in 2000.
She has since performed in a principal female role in many Cantonese opera repertoires. Some of her works include famous repertoires such as “The Yang’s Family”, “The Peony Pavilion”, “The Flower Princess”, “The Concubine’s Vengeance”, “The Legend of the Purple Hairpin”, ”An Imperishable Love” for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic “Cultural Olympiad”.
She takes every opportunity to refine and deepen her interpretation with every repertoire. She is an excellent teacher of Cantonese opera technique and singing. She dedicates herself to the preservation and promotion of Cantonese opera in Canada.