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On the Road: Small to Medium Touring in China

“Everything I will be lies waiting on the road ahead.” – Ma Jian, Red Dust: A Path through China


It has been nearly 40 years since China started to open up to the West, and one of the key changes has been China’s shift from a planned economy to a market economy. This move is not just something that has affected industries like manufacturing – it has impacted on culture too.

In this video, you will hear from Alison Friedman, founder of Ping Pong Productions, a Beijing-based production house regularly presenting China / international collaborations in both environments), as she gives us an insider’s view of China’s performing arts market.