Raise the red Lantern

National Ballet of China
By Xin Peng Wang and Wang Yuanyuan
February 2013
Place des Arts / Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier
2 P.M. & 8 P.M.
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National Ballet of China
The country’s official ballet company, the National Ballet of China (NBC) was founded on December 31, 1959. Originally known as the Experimental Ballet Company of the Beijing Dance School, it is currently directed by Feng Ying, a former principal dancer ... Read more
Raise the red Lantern
Raise the red Lantern
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Raise the Red Lantern
A young woman is forced to become the concubine of an old feudal lord. His wife and his first concubine, who are already jealous of each other, reluctantly welcome the newcomer. The lord and his three women share their daily lives playing mahjong and watching ... Read more
Xin Peng Wang
After his studies at the Beijing Dance Academy, where many dancers of the National Ballet of China received their training, Xin Peng Wang studied contemporary dance in Germany. For years he was a soloist with the China National Art Troupe and Aalto Theater ... Read more
Wang Yuanyuan
Having studied in California and then at the Beijing Dance Academy, Wang Yuanyuan was a Silver Medallist at the 6th Paris International Dance Competition in 1994. For many years, she has been the resident choreographer of the National Ballet in Beijing. She ... Read more
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