This article was last updated on May 25, 2022
The Phoenix Rises, Courtesy of Classical Ballet of Guangzhou China
Terrace Theater (Long Beach, CA)
This world-renowned company of 60 unrivaled dancers brings an exclusive performance of short works to Long Beach for an amazing afternoon of Asian and Western-style ballet. This special show features symphonic ballet The Phoenix, choreographed by the company’s Zhao Minhua, spotlighting principal dancers Fu Shu and Wang Zhiwei. Also on the program are Natural Melody, a prize-winning work by Zhang Jianmin, excerpts from Paquita and Sleeping Beauty, and a pair of exciting contemporary Chinese works.