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Dancing The Same Language

Ballet still frame

Dawei 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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