The Bolshoi Theater troupe will present the ballet "Romeo and Juliet" as part of the World Ballet Week, held on the tropical island of Hainan. According to www.hinews.cn, the events will run until October 28.
The ballet dancers will perform at the stage of the Hainan Center for the Performing Arts. In addition to guests from Russia, stars of the Chinese National Ballet and the Shanghai Ballet Troupe will also participate. They will present to the public the ballets Don Quixote, Corsair, Swan Lake, as well as The Red Women's Squad performance.
People’s Artist of Russia, choreographer Boris Eifman, told TASS earlier that “the infrastructure of the ballet theater has been recently developing in China.” "New cultural centers, ballet centers, drama centers, that is, cultural centers, are being set up, and people are enjoying it. Every year, there are more and more spectators in these halls," he emphasized.
At the same time, according to Eifman, the interest of the Chinese public in world ballet, including in Russian productions, is growing. “State pays great attention to attracting people to the culture,” the choreographer pointed out. “And people are more and more drawn to the art,” he said.