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Shaolin Monks come to London
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Author:  Stuart Sweeney [ Sat Apr 08, 2000 11:52 pm ]
Post subject:  Shaolin Monks come to London

These Chinese Monks are in London courtesy of Mischa Bergese, ex-contemporary dancer and Director of the central production of London's Millenium Dome (the best bit). It sounds like a fascinating coalition of an oriental dance form and Western production values to produce a Riverdance type experience. Hopefully, it will be a lot better as Bergese is talented, as is Darshan Singh Bhuller who has acted as choreographer. Fingers crossed! Here's an article about the phenomenon from the Sunday Times.<BR> <A HREF="" TARGET=_blank></A>

Author:  angelica [ Wed Apr 19, 2000 2:52 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Shaolin Monks come to London

this sounds most interesting. will there be a review here?

Author:  Stuart Sweeney [ Wed Apr 19, 2000 11:24 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Shaolin Monks come to London

Image <P>Angelica, as if by magic! The image above is not from the dance company, but from a Dutch Shaolin Kung-Fu site, but does show the dance quality of this martial art. Donald Hutera didn't go much on the story, but thought that the Monks themselves were something else. <P> <A HREF="" TARGET=_blank></A> <p>[This message has been edited by Stuart Sweeney (edited April 20, 2000).]

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