Hua Dan is Chinaʼs first social enterprise dedicated to using theatre to inspire the full potential in people. Hua Dan seeks to help people lead their own lives and their communities with courage, confidence and creativity.

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Festival 2014 Workshop at Penghao! Tonight 9th April.

Tonight’s we have is a Special Improv workshop for you at Penghao Theatre. This is a special experience for you this for Beijing Improv Festival 2014 This week there will be NO workshop at Hot Cat CLub. 8:00 to 10pm, so please take note! Workshop Details: 8PM Wednesnday, April 9, Penghao Theater (off Nanluoguxiang) Click here to [...]


LAUGH! Beijing Improv Festival 2014, 8th-13th April

Beijing’s improv and comedy scene has been exploding over the past few years. From April 8th – 13th join the fun and enjoy bilingual, English, Chinese, and French comedy and improv shows in one place: the illustrious Penghao Theatre. Laugh with improv teams from all over China, guffaw at the English and Chinese stand up [...]



HUADAN IS… Hua Dan is a Hong Kong-registered NGO celebrating its tenth year. Based in Beijing, Hua Dan helps children of China’s migrant families and migrant women to lead more interesting, fulfilling lives with courage, confidence and creativity. We are an innovative, non-profit organization dedicated to using the unique power of theater to uncover people’s [...]


LAUGH! My Kingdom for a Horse – 8pm Sat 22.02 Beijing Improv English Players. Penghao Theatre‏

Happy New year everyone, from all of us at Beijing Improv. We hope you had a fantastic vacation full of family, friends, and fun. Gallop into the new year with our monthly English Players show on February 22nd. Who knows what the year holds in store? We just know we’re making it the funniest yet. [...]



Dear friends of Huadan : Happy New Year ! With your company, Huadan has arrived at 2014 ! Someone once said: ” the very fact that Huadan exists is a miracle .” Yes, Huadan is a ” miracle .” From 2004 when Caroling Waston first came to China to the current year of 2014.In the [...]


BIG’s final bilingual show of 2013

BIG’s final bilingual show of 2013 at Zajia. December 14th at 8pm. Doufuchi Hutong #23. 40rmb recommended ticket price. 礼拜六12月14号晚上8点开始双语即兴表演演出。BIG2013年最后一次演出。在杂家。豆腐池胡同23号。建议价格40块。 See map here  


Beijing Improv – ZMACK DOWN!


Join us for a tongue-twisting evening of bilingual fun!


LAUGH! Halloween Show Tickets going Fast! – 8pm Saturday 26th


Huadan helps children in summer camp to explore themselves by story-telling

On August 22nd, cooperating with The National Art Museum of China and Zhongshan Park Concert Hall, Hua Dan helped children to explore art and paint the world with childishness. 34 children (between 6 years old and 12 years old) participated in the summer camping and they have explored art field, music field as well as [...]