This is the hilarious moment a dog bites a performer's sleeve in the middle of a Chinese opera show and refuses to let go.
The adorable Border Collie had apparently got bored waiting in the wings and decided to charge on stage during a Chinese opera performance in southeast China.
Backstage performers and audience can be heard laughing as the singer struggles to fend off the dog.
A dog comes up at a stage and bites on an actor's sleeve during a Chinese opera show
Mobile phone footage, taken in Xianyou county in Putian, Fujian Province, shows a black and white Border Collie biting a Chinese opera singer's costume.
The pooch would not let go and refused to leave the stage as the man tried to shake it off.
Fearing to interrupt the performance, the man was forced to drag the Border Collie on the stage as he walked around on the stage while singing in front of the audience.
Other actors and actresses stayed incredible professional and continued with their performance amidst giggles from the crowd and the colleagues behind the curtains.
The Chinese opera singer struggles to push away the Border Collie as it bites on the sleeve
The show must go on! The two actors carry on the performance disregarding the dog on stage
According to the Chinese media, the actors and actresses were believed to be performing Puxian Opera, a form of drama and musical play in traditional Chinese costumes.
Web users commented: 'The dog shines brighter than the actors on stage, haha!'
'I'm surprised that the performers can carry on singing!' said 'keyouninzai'.