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“It’s spectacular. The detailing, the costuming, the choreography, the technology that’s used in the performance, it’s really, it’s quite breathtaking. It’s a fantastic combination of Western and Chinese traditional music, too, with a really interesting combination of instruments… It’s very evident that the dancers of the Shen Yun company have a classical base to the way that they move… But it’s really interesting to see the combination of tumbling, acrobatics, and martial arts type movements incorporated into the choreography. So it’s very different from what we do in Australian ballet, but it’s very entertaining.”

Steven Heathcote, Ballet Master, Australian National Ballet