COSTA MESA, CA ? The Orange County Performing Arts Center opens its 2005-2006 International Dance Series presenting the National Ballet of China, September 20?25. For its Center debut, the company will dance the Southern California premiere of Raise the Red Lantern, based on Zhang Yimou?s award-winning film of Su Tong?s novel. This appearance by The National Ballet of China ? whose United States tour takes it to Cal Performances in Berkeley; the Orange County Performing Arts Center; the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.; and the Brooklyn Academy of Music?s Next Wave Festival ? illustrates The Center?s unwavering commitment to offering audiences cultural experiences that are rich in quality and diversity.
Added by getluky on September 8, 2005