The Peasant Prince | The True Story of Mao’s Last Dancer | Marion Cultural Centre | 22 Aug 2016

The Peasant Prince

The Peasant Prince – the true story of Mao’s Last Dancer

Li Cunxin’s iconic autobiography Mao’s Last Dancer was first published as a children’s picture book, The Peasant Prince. Monkey Baa is honoured to be adapting this story onto the stage.

Li, a 10-year old peasant boy, is plucked from his village in rural China and sent to a ballet academy in the big city. He leaves everything and everyone he knows, including his beloved parents. Over years of gruelling training and determination, this boy transforms from an impoverished peasant to a giant of the international dance scene. Li’s courage, resilience and unwavering hope for a better life makes The Peasant Prince a story to ignite our own aspirations to be the best person we can be.

You have your secret dreams. Follow them. Make them come true.

From The Peasant Prince by Li Cunxin

Audiences will be captivated by this inspiring story. Definitely not to be missed!

Tickets to The Peasant Prince

Tickets to the Peasant Prince cost $15

Tickets can be purchased from the Box Office at the Marion Cultural Centre either by phone with Visa or Mastercard or in person with cash/EFTPOS. Open Monday to Friday between 9.30am and 5pm. Email the boxoffice@marion.sa.gov.au or call 08 8375 6855.


For more information and all enquiries please visit the City of Marion website.

What: The Peasant Prince – Marion Cultural Centre

WhenMonday 22 August 2016 | 6.30pm Public Performance

Where: Marion Cultural Centre | 287 Diagonal Road, Oaklands Park

Who: Suitable for ages 6 – 12

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