China’s Dance Peacock

Yang Liping may not be a household name in the US, but she may be China’s most popular choreographer, with a sold-out run of her signature “Peacock Dance” sparking talk of a European/American tour. “The show is the latest coming-out party for Ms. Yang, who, though not well known outside of China, is known here as a stern but creative and independent force in Chinese dance.”

Source: The New York Times - 03/05/05