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Dancing With the World
The influence of ballet on the Chinese people goes far beyond its artistic merits. Chinese ballet troupes have contributed greatly to helping the art take root in China
Ballet Blooming
For more than half a century, China's national ballet troupe has dedicated itself to creating its own works

As China's first ballet company, the National Ballet of China (NBC) is seen as a pioneer of the country's ballet art, and its growth as epitomizing the art form's development. In 50 years, it has realized a tremendous transition from being an experimental troupe at the Beijing Dance School (today's Beijing Dance Academy) to one of the most important companies on the world ballet stage.

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Ballet Flourishing in China
Du Xiaoqing, Executive Editor in Chief of Dance magazine, the leading professional dance periodical in China sponsored by the Dancers Association of China, shared her understanding of the development of ballet in China
Repertoire of NBC
The Red Detachment of Women
Adapted from the earlier film of the same title, it depicts the liberation of a peasant girl from Hainan Island and her rise in the Communist Party of China
- The Red Detachment of Women Restaged
- China's First Revolutionary Ballet
Raise the Red Lantern
Film director Zhang Yimou remade his movie masterpiece into a ballet. For the first time in ballet history, dancers in the ballet wear traditional Chinese qipao while performing
- Raising the Red Lantern, and Revenue
- Behind the Scenes
- Raise the Red Lantern Overseas
The Peony Pavilion
NBC presented The Peony Pavilion in Beijing in May 2008. It for the first time incorporates traditional Chinese kunqu (one of the oldest forms of Chinese opera) elements as well as graceful ancient costumes into the ballet performance
- A Dream Ballet
Romeo and Juliet
Pink Floyd Ballet
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- Swan Lake in Peking
- The Corsair
- The Maid of the Sea
- Daughter of Castile
- On Their Toes
- China's Ballet Goes Abroad
- The Fountain of Bakhehisarai
- First Suceess in Revolutionization
- The White-Haired Girl
- Selected Scenes From Model Revolutionary Theatrical Works
- Ode to the Yimeng Mountains
- Sons and Daughters of the Grassland
- New Ballets by Central Ballet Troupe
- Wu Xiaobang: Dance Serves the People
- Ballet Lin Daiyu
- Chinese Dancers Win International Prizes
- Ballet Tour to Showcase New Dances
- Wild Geese Fly South Entranced Audience
- The Red Detachment of Women Restaged
- China's Central Ballet Seeks Sponsors
- British's Royal Exam Model Is Applied
- Beijing Stages Fully Occupied in April
- Raise the Red Lantern Overseas
- Behind the Scenes
- Raising the Red Lantern, and Revenue
- The Show Must Go On
- The Peony Pavilion: A Dream Ballet
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