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Series Events for Public Good: “International Dance Day”
04/27/2018 Changning District News Publicity Center

The International Dance Day was set by the Dance Council of International Theatre Institute in 1982 in honor of Jean Georges Noverre, founder of modern ballet (1727-1810).

 

To mark this special day, Shanghai International Dance Center will host a series of non-commercial events: “International Dance Day” to be sponsored by the Shanghai International Dance Center Development Foundation and undertaken by Shanghai International Dance Center’s Theatre Management and Operation Co., Ltd, under the joint auspices of the Shanghai Ballet, Shanghai Dance Theatre, Dance College of Shanghai Theatre Academy and Shanghai Dance School.

 

Series Events for Public Good: “International Dance Day”

HD screening of “Alice's Adventures in Wonderland”

Time: 14:00~17:00, April 29, 2018

Venue: Grand Theatre of Shanghai International Dance Center

Fee: RMB80/per person (discounted price for public good)

 

This is one of the most popular books in human history. “Alice's Adventures in Wonderland” has been translated into over 100 languages. Its popularity is second only to “The Bible” and Shakespeare’s works.

 

Yayoi Kusama drew a picture book for this book. Tim Burton shot a film for it. In 2011, Christopher Wheeldon presented “Alice's Adventures in Wonderland” on the stage of the Royal Opera House. It’s truly a big explosion of colors.

 

Gorgeous stage design featuring high-tech elements

Alice falls into a “tree hole”, following the rabbit with wonderful pupils. In a huge rotary circle created by multi-media images, Alice goes to the wonderland.

 

Unique ways of manifestation

Perfect combination of choreography and composition, presentation of elements like projection and puppet on the stage, showers the audience with unique experiences from various perspectives.

 

Blending of ballet and tap dance

Dancers in colorful costumes, combination of classical ballet and tap dance, and the “ballet, tap-tap, ballet and tap-tap” sounds made by shoes, tell dream-like fairytales with legs.

 

* Under the special auspice of the Shanghai International Dance Center Development Foundation, this HD screening is offered at the discounted price of RMB80. You won’t miss it.

 

For one-site ticket service: Go to the box office on 1F, the grand theatre of Shanghai International Dance Center, 1650 Hongqiao Road

 

National Theatre Live aims to display the most wonderful works of the UKand the global stage by means of screening to audiences. Beijing ATW Culture Media Co., Ltd. is solely responsible for the distribution and popularization in the Greater China. The company has got the great support of the British Council. So far, it operates 54 HD theatrical works of several world-famous theatre video recording brands, including National Theatre Live, the Royal Shakespeare Company's Live from Stratford-upon-Avon, Royal Opera House HD, Global on Screen, Stage Russia HD and Broadway HD. The broadcasting covers 58 venues in 24 cities including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Taipei.

 

 

Apart from the HD screening of “Alice's Adventures in Wonderland”, other wonderful items are worth seeing in the series events for public good: “International Dance Day”. Go for a look!

 

Shanghai Dance Theatre Dance Lecture for Public Good

 

Time: 10:00~11:00, April 29, 2018

Venue: The 3F Rehearsal Room of Shanghai Dance Theatre, No. 1 Building, Shanghai International Dance Center

Number of attendees: 40

 

The “Art and Dance Lecture” Lecture for Public Good · Zhu Jiejing

Time: 13:00~14:00, April 29, 2018

Venue: 2F Arabesques Dance Salon, Shanghai International Dance Center

Number of attendees: 50

 

Ballet Production: “Sleeping Beauty” by Shanghai Ballet Company

Time: 15:00~16:00, April 29, 2018

Venue: The Experimental Theatre, Shanghai International Dance Center

Number of attendees: 50

 

Dance Photography Exhibition of Shanghai International Dance Center

Time: April 29, 2018

Venue: 1F, the hall of the Grand Theatre, Shanghai International Dance Center

 

Chinese Dancers Images Exhibition

Time: April 29, 2018

Venue: 2F, the hall of the Grand Theatre, Shanghai International Dance Center

 

For details about the “World Dance Day” series public service event of Shanghai International Dance Center, follow the WeChat of the Shanghai International Dance Center Development Foundation (public accounts: SHdancecenter), and reply “registration” for an application form.

 

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