The most elegant and creative combination of classical ballet and couple acrobatics ever seen, unparalleled beauty, strength and grace.
I could not take my eyes off of her. No doubt she could dance across any highwire on her toes. Balance, poise and flexibility show us a sophisticted confident woman of supreme talent and dedication to her art.
These two superhumans performed an act that is like a ballet on steroids, a never before seen feat of strength and balance that gradually raised the bar of what I thought was humanly possible with every passing minute.
There’s a specific moment in the Guangdong Acrobatic Troupe’s rendition of Swan Lake that sets it apart from other ballet performances: A ballerina, Wu Zhengdan, twirls with her dancing shoes en pointe on the head of her partner, Wei Baohua. Wu appears steady — as if she is spinning on solid ground instead of the head of a fellow human being.