Zhang is a former principal dancer and chief choreographer for China's
Shanghai Ballet. Mr. Zhang rose to a prominent position in the Chinese Ballet
community during the Cultural Revolution. Though he spoke little English,
he gave up his position and status at the Shanghai Ballet to
bring his family to the United States to start a new life." Dancing The Same Language" follows a masters class he taught
where the international language of Ballet
helped Mr. Zhang and his class overcome language and cultural barriers.
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