At the most difficult time, he had eaten wild vegetables, sophora japonicus, willow buds, cabbage, bean curd, and even tried to eat bean cakes with horses. Before the age of 21, Li Chenru had never had a full meal.
These, shaped Li Chenru character on the firm character.
Because he can afford to suffer, Li Chengru understands a basic truth — life circumstances are all earned by his own efforts. His first life creed may be: opportunities are earned by his own efforts.
At the age of 26, he joined the amateur performance class of Beijing Film Academy. At the age of 27, he worked as a stage actor in Journey to the West.
From the age of 15 to 25, Li Chenru learned to perform under the leadership of Jiji Dong, a Peking Opera master and artist. Every Friday, he went to his teacher’s house to study for half a day. The rest of the time, he practiced his lines at jingshan Front door and the back door of the Imperial Palace near his home.
Everything comes to him who waits.Li Chengru was admitted to Beijing Film Academy. At that time, the admission ratio was more than 30 out of 7,000, which shows how strong the Wolf nature of Li Chengru is.With his classmates are zhao Baogang, Wang Jinsong, Zhang Guangbei and other big directors and old actors.
At that time, people pursued is, eat bitter bitter, for the people, do anything should be painstaking, real kung fu, no opportunism, Li Chenru always believed: endure live can rise.The story between him and the crew of Journey to the West is the best proof of this painstaking outlook on life.
What many people don’t know is that Li chengru is the scene writer and stage manager of the 86th-edition journey to the West.
More unexpectedly, he wanted to play the Tang Priest at the beginning…In the end, he was not chosen by the director.
But Li didn’t give up. He started from the theater, but he swallowed his anger and did it for five years.
On the one hand, the play is not easy to do, easy to offend people, and was fired three times by the director, and invited back three times.
Li Chenru do the drama, the actor’s food, clothing, housing and travel all have to be arranged, give this actor some arrangement, will give another actor is not well arranged, so Li Chenru is often cast people complain, director Yang Jie under the pressure of public opinion, only three times to resign.
On the other hand, the drama work is very testing, fortunately, Li Chenru work seriously, can endure hardship.
Even Journey to the West director Yang Jie boasted: “Without Li Chenru, it would be like without my hand.”