Melbourne, 18 October 2018.
The AllPlay Dance program was launched in October 2018 with a performance by children with cerebral palsy together with a group of elite dancers, as well as an unique masterclass by Queensland Ballet artistic director, Li Cunxin.
The event featured a performance by children with cerebral palsy together with a group of elite dancers who served as buddies for each child. The performance showed the beauty of dance truly comes in all forms – where leaping dancers spun alongside dancers using wheelchairs; and swaying ballerinas collaborated perfectly with dancers using mobility aids in a seamless display of grace and expression.
To top off the show, Queensland Ballet artistic director, Li Cunxin, led the elite students in a unique masterclass. “We firmly believe in the power ballet has to create positive change, provide opportunity and bring people together,” said Li.
Key participant: Li Cunxin, Queensland Ballet artistic director and author of Mao’s Last Dancer