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Mao’s Last Dancer the exhibition: A portrait of Li Cunxin at the Museum of Brisbane

After becoming one of China’s first cultural exchange students, Li made world-wide headlines in 1981 when he fell in love with an American dancer and decided he wanted to stay to the United States. With his Chinese citizenship revoked and unable to return to his home country, he danced with the Houston Ballet for 16 years. He enjoyed international success, which continued when he joined the Australian Ballet as a principal artist in 1995. Today Li lives in Brisbane with his wife and ...