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Beijing-based dance artist Wen Hui threads choreography, interviews and anecdotes in a fascinating perspective on Mao’s Cultural Revolution.

4 & 5 Oct at the Southbank Centre, part of this year’s Dance Umbrella festival.

RED – Dance Umbrella

“A figurehead of China’s contemporary dance scene” Le Monde Armed with guns, wearing pointe shoes, the all-female fighters of The Red Detachment of Women came to symbolise part of Mao’s communist dream. As one of only eight permissible theatrical works of the time, the 1964 ballet was seen o…

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