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QUEENSLAND BALLET UNVEILS LI CUNXIN’S DEBUT 2013 SEASON

October 12, 2012

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QUEENSLAND BALLET UNVEILS LI CUNXIN’S DEBUT 2013 SEASON Queensland Ballet’s Artistic Director Li Cunxin has lined up a stellar mix of some of the world’s best classical and contemporary ballets for his highly anticipated 2013 season. Upon announcing Season 2013 Li Cunxin said, “I am very excited to share these beautiful ballets with Queensland in […]

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Queensland Ballet News | Li Cunxin returns to the stage as Queensland Ballet’s new Artistic Director

February 23, 2012

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Li Cunxin returns to the stage as Queensland Ballet’s new Artistic Director Queensland Ballet announced today that Li Cunxin has been appointed the new Artistic Director of the Company. An internationally acclaimed ballet dancer, author and motivational public speaker, this will be Li Cunxin’s (pronounced shwin-sing) debut as an Artistic Director. Queensland Ballet Chair, Adjunct […]

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Ballet News | The Top 5 Ballet Books

October 13, 2011

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Ballet News | The Top 5 ballet reads There are many books, both fiction and non-fiction, where the author has taken classical ballet as their subject.  I’ve reviewed quite a few of them for Ballet News over time, and my choice here represents my absolute must-have reading. It didn’t even take any debate – they are all outstanding […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Chi Cao, Principal, Birmingham Royal Ballet

April 17, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Chi Cao, Principal, Birmingham Royal Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Not so much motivation, more like discipline. I know that to keep dancing at the level I want to I need to train hard. Why ballet? It’s a family thing I guess. My father was a […]

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