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CANCELED: BeijingDance/LDTX

PLEASE NOTE

In light of the global precautions in place to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus, the BeijingDance/LDTX company has postponed their U.S. tour.

Box office staff will contact current ticket holders to issue refunds and answer any additional questions beginning Monday, February 3. If you obtained your ticket on goldstar.com, you will be contacted by Goldstar staff.

We thank you for your patience and understanding.


Friday & Saturday, February 21 & 22, 2020 at 8:00 p.m.

On Friday, the company will perform a program titled Cold Arrow – Game of Go (Weiqi), a poetic metaphor for the game of life as dancers move around a life-sized game board, a symbol of our competing life choices.

On Saturday, they will perform Arc, a program symbolizing the ups and downs, the ebbs and flows of one's life. What is similar is in its reincarnation; what is different is in its landscape.


BeijingDance/LDTX is China's first officially registered private professional contemporary dance company. LDTX is an acronym for Lei Dong Tian Xia which translates as "thunder rumbles the universe."

The dancers, combining exquisite technique and superb creativity, come from different cities across China, infusing the company with their individuality and unique talents.

Since its establishment in 2005 by co-founders Willy TSAO and LI Han-zhong, the company has created an extensive repertoire of works and has performed in more than 20 countries and regions across 5 continents. LDTX is often invited to perform at major Chinese and international events and festivals. The company also organizes influential international cultural exchange platforms such as the Beijing Dance Festival.

With its full spectrum of creativity, performances, ubiquitous and promotional efforts, LDTX is devoted to present a carefree platform for the Chinese dance artists to present their ideology and sentiments of Chinese origin, and to drive forward the development of contemporary dance.

The BeijingDance/LDTX dancers could not have disappointed their audience had they tried.

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Artistic Director Willy TSAO is an influential figure in China's contemporary dance development as a choreographer, educator, curator, manager and director. Born and educated in Hong Kong, TSAO received his modern dance training in the US, and his MBA degree from University of Hong Kong. TSAO was named an Honorary Fellow in 2000 and received an Honorary Doctorate in 2015 from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.

Since the 1980's, TSAO has created more than 60 major works. They include: Bird Songs; China Wind-China Fire; 365 Ways of Doing and Undoing Orientalism; Wandering in the Cosmos; One Table N Chairs; Sexing Three Millenniums; Dao: Extraodinaire; Conqueror; Warrior Lanling; and In Search of Grand View Garden. His choreographies have been presented in Canada, France, Germany, Israel, Japan, Korea, and the United States, as well as Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai and Taipei.

Learn more about Willy TSAO.

BeijingDance/LDTX, with its solemn artistic values and complete dancer ensemble, further confirms its prominent and irreplaceable position in China's modern dance development.

China Cultural Journal
BeijingDance/LDTX performs Circle 2: The Flow

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