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Jin Xing Dancing at the Joyce

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

The acclaimed Chinese dancer Jin Xing discusses her performances at the Joyce Theater January 31 – February 5. Xing Jing was born a man in China in 1967 and began dancing at age 6, later joining the national ballet company, traveling the world dancing and training with Martha Graham and Merce Cunningham. Then Xing Jing decided to undergo a sex change. She founded the Jin Xing Dance Theatre Shanghai and is dancing in New York the first time ever as a woman.

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Comments [2]

Molly Haskell from NYC

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Feb. 03 2012 12:31 PM
Jan Fogel

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Feb. 01 2012 01:00 PM

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