Beijing Dance Theatre


Event Description

Beijing Dance Theater, one of China’s most distinguished dance companies, with its stunning dancers, makes its Markham debut this season. In 2006, artistic director Fend Xiogang invited choreographer Wang Yuanyuan to work on his film The Banquet, based on Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Stunningly choreographed, brilliant dancers, and music written by world-renowned composer Mr. Tan Dun, this remarkable evening of ballet and Shakespeare will leave audiences awe-struck.

“An invigorating experience…sheer visual beauty.” – The Washington Post

“Ingenious choreography.” – The Chicago Tribune