Some call Giselle "the Hamlet of ballet." It originally premiered in 1841, and now the Dutch National Ballet brings its 21st Century version to Shanghai at the Lyric theatre.
“If you see only one live performance this year… NDT is the one to see.” Strong words from the New York Times about one of the world's leading contemporary dance companies, in Shanghai for two nights only.
Classical balldancing competition for charity at the Shangri-La. Proceeds from the black-tie affair go to the Healing Homes Foundation, which helps babies with severe birth defects.