Three decades after retiring Mary Li will return to the stage in June in Queensland Ballet’s production of The Sleeping Beauty.
Queensland Ballet’s Mistress and Principal Répétiteur recently released her best-selling autobiography, Mary’s Last Dance, the long-awaited sequel to her husband Li Cunxin’s best-selling memoir Mao’s Last Dancer.
Hear Li talk about her return to the stage in a new interview with ABC here.
The Sleeping Beauty runs 4 – 19 June 2021 at the Lyric Theatre at QPAC. Li appears as The Queen for three performances only: 8 June at 6:30pm, 10 June at 7:30pm, and 15 June at 6:30pm.
Learn more and purchase tickets at https://www.queenslandballet.com.au/2021/the-sleeping-beauty.
Mary Li (formerly Mary McKendry) started her dance training in Queensland at the age of eight. She successfully completed the RAD Solo Seal Award in Australia and continued her training at the Royal Ballet School in London.
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