Artistic Director, Queensland Ballet
At the age of 11, Li Cunxin was selected by Madame Mao's cultural advisors to attend the Beijing Dance Academy. What followed was a long and diverse career as an internationally acclaimed dancer.
In 2003, Li published his international best-selling autobiography, Mao's Last Dancer, which was adapted as a feature film in 2009. Li was appointed Queensland Ballet’s Artistic Director in July 2012.
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