A descendant of Confucius stages a vibrant and flashy dance drama about the ancient philosopher, which counters the staid imagery typically associated with him
Kong Dexin, a 77th-generation descendant of Confucius, secured a commission from the state-backed China National Opera to direct and choreograph the show, which has been touring overseas as part of the country's broader global soft-power push.
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Jan 20, 2017