China’s Breathtaking Guangdong Acrobatic Troupe

The Telegraph has written a lengthy profile of the Guangdong Acrobatic Troupe, which has gained worldwide fame for a signature move which has star Wu Zhengdan dancing on pointe on top of her partner (and husband) Wei...

Chinese acrobatics troupe turns ‘Swan Lake’ on its head – Sheila Melvin

From the International Herald Tribune: ‘Swan Lake” is one of the best-loved of all ballets, especially in China, where it was the first full-length ballet performed by Chinese dancers after the founding of the People’s Republic. The Tchaikovsky classic is a standard in the Central Ballet of China’s repertory and is also frequently performed by […]

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