30 Mar 2014

Li Cunxin - Dancing for Mao

From Sunday Morning, 11:12 am on 30 March 2014
Chinese-Australian dancer Li Cunxin

Chinese-Australian dancer Li Cunxin Photo: Xinhua News Agency

Chinese-Australian dancer Li Cunxin is best known for his autobiography 'Mao's Last Dancer', which became a feature film.

He is now the artistic director of the Queensland Ballet.

Li talks to Wallace Chapman about his amazing life story - from rural poverty in China to dancing on stages around the world.