Li Bai, an 8th-century Chinese poet, is played by Dimei Wu, a second-year bioengineering student. In the sword dance ''Bring in the Wine,'' Li Bai expresses his anger.
Li Bai – played here by Ouxun Jiang, a second-year psychology student – confronts Gao Lishi, played by Guoran Ye, a second-year mathematics student. Gao Lishi was a powerful courtier who was jealous of Li Bai.
Dancers perform ''Goddess of the Luo,'' a dance inspired by the ancient prose story ''Luo Shen Fu.''
Villagers dance on stage. Chinese dance actively incorporates elements from other artistic forms, such as the martial art Wushu.
Li Bai, played here by Luo Man, a first-year mathematics of computation student, holds a writing brush. The writing brush is a tool used for Chinese calligraphy and is a symbol of the poet’s literary career.
Dancers perform as country maidens in the dance ''White Linens.'' The dance represents a harmonious relationship between humanity and nature.
Gao Lishi, played by Ye, looks on as Li Bai, played here by Helen Han, a second-year math and economics student, crouches and looks at the audience.
Emily Hou, a second-year statistics student, leaps while dancing to ''Ode to Solitude.''
Silhouette lightning techniques feature throughout the last scene of the drama. Li Bai, played here by Xiaoshuang Li, a third-year biology student, raises his hand towards the sky, finally returning home.
Jingyuan Fu, a third-year computational and systems biology student, dances in ''White Linens.'' Fu was co-artistic director of the dance drama alongside Han.
The Emperor, played by third-year physics and applied math student Yanji Li embraces Lady Yang, played by first-year dance student Tanya Xu. Xu served as the primary choreographer for the Chinese cultural dance club's adaption of the dance drama from its original production.
Li plays Li Bai in the finale. Li Bai holds a traditional wine-drinking vessel.