modern dance

Modern Dance Comes to China

For most of the beginning of the 20th century, China focused on promoting ballet, folk dance, and traditional opera, but with the growing popularity of different dance styles, such as salsa and hip-hop, modern dance has also...

Video: Popular Modern Dances in CCTV New Year’s Gala

Two modern dances, both performed by Tianjin Ballet Troupe, were the most popular dances among Chinese viewers in CCTV’s New Year’s Gala, via Youtube: Dance: The Butterfly Multimedia dance: The Music of Transition in...

Helly Minarti: Contemporary dance in China: The foreign bodies

From the Jakarta Post: China is definitely a dancing country. About six thousands professional dancers live in Beijing alone, mostly absorbed into government supported ballet companies, or the so-called song and dance troupes featuring various folk dances, attached to working units (danwei) of government departments… But for all these dance productions, only very few shed […]

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