Dancing in Beijing
Choreography: CHOU Shu-yi
Presented by: BeijingDance/LDTX (BJ)
Performance Date/Time: July 23th, 2019 (Tues) 20:00
Performance Venue: Lyric Theatre, Beijing Tianqiao Performance Arts Center
Dancing in Beijing is a piece about young choreographer from Taiwan, CHOU Shu-yi, and LDTX’s dancers explore, for more than three months, on the inner journey of their leaving their homeplace to come to Beijing to dance.
BeijingDance/LDTX (LDTX) is China’s first officially registered private professional modern dance company co-founded by Willy TSAO and LI Han-zhong. LDTX is an acronym for Lei Dong Tian Xian which translates as “thunder rumbles under the universe”. The company’s mission is to provide a platform whereby Chines dance artists may freely express their multi-dimensional thoughts and sentiments of today’s China, embodying the spirits of modern dance of individuality, mindful of zeitgeist and originality. LDTX dancers come from cities across China, infusing individuality with exquisite techniques and excellent creativity talent. The company has performed not only in cities across China, but has also presented its works in more than 20 countries across the five continents. The Beijing Dance Festival, which the company presents annually, has become an important international cultural exchange platform.