Shanghai Ballet: The Butterfly Lovers

For more than three decades, the Shanghai Ballet has been dazzling audiences around the world with its unique repertoire of folk-infused Chinese ballet and classical Western masterworks. The Butterfly Lovers is a poignant love story that dates to the Tang Dynasty. The Butterfly Lovers, often considered the Chinese equivalent to Romeo & Juliet, is an audience favorite and features elegant choreography, graceful dancers, magnificent costumes, and a touching story of love and loss.

Since its founding, many young dancers in the company have won a total of 27 medals in various international dance competitions, and have achieved recognition in nationwide competitions.

The Shanghai Ballet is active in cooperation and cultural exchange with the artists and companies both abroad and at home. The company not only tours nationwide but also has visited many countries and regions, including Japan, Korea, France, Canada, Indonesia, New Zealand, Spain, Singapore and Australia to name a few.


Tuesday, November 19, 2013
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM


BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center
199 Chambers St
NYC 10007