Lily Cai Chinese Dance Company coming Nov. 14

Published 12:01 am Saturday, October 16, 2010

I n a visually stunning blend of traditional and contemporary Chinese dance, Artistic Director Lily Cai draws from her Chinese heritage to create dances of power and grace, exploring the beauty and inner strength of the Chinese woman from the distant past to the present.

Expertly performed by the Lily Cai dances, each concert program offers contrasting views of Chinese culture, evoking the movement and sensibility of ancient dynasties, regional minorities and complex modern times.

Melding ancient Chinese forms with modern dances in an artistic and inventive marriage of styles, the Lily Cai Chinese Dance Company, “features timeless elements which often surprise audiences by their fresh, contemporary look at everything from romance to the exuberant spectacle of the Chinese ribbon dance.