The False Servant

The Central Academy of Drama's Experimental Theatre Company

Playwright: Marivaux (FR)

Director: Christophe Feutrier (FR)


October 20, 2021, 21:00

October 21, 2021, 21:00

October 22, 2021, 21:00

WHERE: Woodcarving Hall

Duration: 90 minutes

Performed in Chinese, with English subtitles

About The False Servant

The play tells the story of a young and beautiful noble lady in 18th century France who comes by chance upon her fiancé, Lélio, at a ball with another woman standing beside him. She decides to approach Lélio disguised as a knight and tries to find out what is going on in his heart. To Lélio's surprise, the "knight" in front of him is the Parisian lady he has been longing for.


Playwright: Marivaux (France)

Translator/Literary Consultant: Ning Chunyan (France)

Director/Script Adaptation: Christophe Feutrier(France)

Assistant Director: Hai Yan


Mei Jie – Fronten

Ji Jingjin – Trevelin

Hai Yan – Knight

Mao Yunfei – Allegan

Liu Chengyu – Lélio

Lai Zhe – Countess

(In order of appearance)

Stage Design: Yang Juntao

Lighting Design: Song Chao

Assistant Lighting Design: Huang Ruoxuan

Costume Design: Wu Xia

Make-up Design: Li Jiaxin

Assistant Make-up Design: Deng Yujie, Zhuang Xiaohe

Physical Design: Yu Xin

Martial Arts Design: Wang Jianchun

Stage Style Embodiment: Li Yuhui

Stage Technician: Fan Ping

Sound Design: Du Siliang

Presenter: Hao Rong

Artistic Director: Xu Yongsheng

Executive Producer: Sun Liang

Performance Manager: Liu Yuanjun

Stage Set Production Manager: Fan Ping

Project Operation: Li jialin

Stage Manager: Xin Xianzong

About Christophe Feutrier

Christophe Feutrier was born in 1964, and lives in Paris. He has a PhD in theatre anthropology from the University of Paris-Nouvelle-Sorbonne. He began his international creative career at the age of 19 and has been on a theatrical journey for over 20 years. He has directed more than 40 plays in France and around the world, and has performed the works of numerous authors in more than 10 languages.

About the Central Academy of Drama's Experimental Theatre Company

The Central Academy of Drama was formally opened in April 1950 as the first higher school of drama education in New China.

The Central Academy of Drama's Experimental Theatre Company was first established when the school was first founded. In April 2019, the Experimental Theatre Company officially resumed its operations. Relying closely on the Academy's team of artists and its young artistic talent, the troupe advocates theatre experimentation and explores the laws of play creation. It integrates theatre art and scientific research, strives to create and perform ever more outstanding plays, and to bring China's outstanding theatre to the world stage.

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