Through song, speech, stylized movement, makeup, and costume, the nandan artists of the Chinese opera have transformed themselves into maidens, dowagers, prostitutes, and women warriors. Next week, Shanghai artist Mou Yuandi, one of the last nandan in China, speaks of his life as a female impersonator and demonstrates his art of transformation.
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Through song, speech, stylized movement, makeup, and costume, the nandan artists of the Chinese opera have transformed themselves into maidens, dowagers, prostitutes, and women warriors. 

Next week, Shanghai artist Mou Yuandi, one of the last nandan in China, speaks of his life as a female impersonator and demonstrates his art of transformation.

http://bit.ly/1dKNGrZ