Shen Yun Performing Arts - Employment: Qualifications

Employment Opportunities


We are offering full-time positions to address the needs of our ever-growing organization. Applicants should be musicians who, at minimum, are in the top tier in their country.

As the world’s premier classical Chinese dance and music company, Shen Yun’s mission is to revive 5,000 years of Chinese civilization. To better promote this culture and its enduring values through our performances, we draw upon the ancient practice of Falun Dafa, cultivating Zhen (Truthfulness), Shan (Compassion), Ren (Forbearance) in our daily lives. Through Falun Dafa, we understand and learn to embody traditions that have been at the heart of Chinese culture for thousands of years. This, along with performing at a high level, produce an experience for the audience unlike any other in the world.

Falun Dafa consists of two main components: the study of teachings that foster self-improvement, and doing gentle exercises and meditation. Its popularity around the globe bespeaks of its effectiveness—through the practice, millions have gained newfound health and a greater understanding of life. Applicants should thus be open to learning Falun Dafa and following its principles of “Truthfulness, Compassion, and Forbearance.” We suggest candidates familiarize themselves with the practice by visiting There one will find the books Falun Gong and Zhuan Falun, along with instructions on the five meditative exercises that are easy to learn and always taught free of charge.

At its current stage of development, and given the large number of applicants we have, Shen Yun expects new employees to learn Falun Dafa in depth prior to the start of employment. The above information is a start, but we would be pleased to help any applicants more thoroughly, such as by arranging in-person classes in your area. Feel free to ask!

We invite you to visit our new section, Shen Yun & Spirituality: What is Falun Dafa?