A Day In The Life Of A Professional Dancer In A Traditional Chinese Company

21 January, 2012 at 06:16 | Posted in Chinese culture, Shen Yun | Leave a comment
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Meredith Galante

Yuxuan Liu never had the opportunity to experience the rich culture of her Chinese heritage while growing up. Her parents moved from Europe, to Canada, to the United States, never staying in one place very long.

A staple of her childhood was dancing. The piano, painting, and other hobbies came and went, but the art of dance remained.

“I slowly became interested in classical Chinese dance, and through that dance I learned about my own culture,” said Liu, who is 23 and is currently living in New York City.

In 2006, Liu joined the New York-based Shen Yun Company, which performs Chinese classical dance, as well as instrumental and singing numbers.

Read more:  A Day In The Life Of A Professional Dancer In A Traditional Chinese Company – Business Insider

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