Northern California’s Red Bean Cantonese Opera, Inc. invites all interested enthusiasts to experience and participate in the riches and rewards of Cantonese Opera, the greater San Francisco Bay Area’s original and most enduring expression of the operatic arts. Through the teaching and guidance of its President, Artistic Director and Choreographer Jing Liang, Sifu ("Master"), Red Bean Opera offers classes for youths and adult in acting, singing, martial arts and dance for the operatic stage, while additionally producing or participating in the live presentations that bring continued vibrance and vitality to the living tradition of Cantonese Opera that has enlivened the regional performing arts community for more than 150 years. All Red Bean Opera’s offerings are open to the entry and seasoned actors, musicians and back-stage crew drawn to opera as a fulfillment of their involvement with the theatrical arts in their most engaging form.