Yuan Yuan Tan Returns to Shanghai
Yuan Yuan Tan and Her Friends, a special gala performance produced and directed by Principal Dancer Yuan Yuan Tan took place on October 25 at the new Shanghai International Dance Center. With Principal Dancer Vitor Luiz as her partner, Yuan Yuan performed the Act III pas de deux from Cranko’s Onegin, Possokhov’s Bells pas de deux, and the White Swan pas de deux from Tomasson’s Swan Lake. Dancers from five countries around the world took part in the gala, including English National Ballet Lead Principal and Artistic Director Tamara Rojo with Lead Principal Issac Hernandez; New York City Ballet Principal Dancers Megan Fairchild and Gonzalo Garcia; and Mariinsky Ballet First Soloist Xander Parish.
© Courtesy of Yuan Yuan Tan