Suzhou Ballet Theatre
Founded in 2007, Suzhou Ballet Theatre is the only professional ballet company in Jiangsu Province, with dancers from first-class companies at home and abroad. In 2018, Suzhou Ballet Theatre independently operated and became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Suzhou New Era Group. In 2021, Publicity Department of Suzhou Municipal Party Committee and Suzhou Industrial Park decided to co- develop Suzhou Ballet Theatre.
Since its establishment, with inheritance and innovation, Suzhou Ballet Theatre has created nine large-scale productions, including Romeo and Juliet, Legend of Beauty, The Nutcracker, Tang Yin, Swan Lake and My Name is Ding Xiang and etc., as well as modern ballet works with distinctive Suzhou charm. As a state-owned professional ballet company, Suzhou Ballet Theatre has fully fulfilled its mission and successfully built two arts education brands of “Ballet in Suzhou” and “Dance Master Series Lectures”, for the improvement of Suzhou citizens’ arts cultivation and aesthetic education.
Since 2014, several ballet works of Suzhou Ballet Theatre have been selected
into the projects funded by national, provincial and municipal arts funds and have been assigned by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of China to carry out international cultural exchange activities in more than 10 countries and regions around the world, including China, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Singapore, Poland, Qatar, Bahrain, Turkey, Latvia, Oman and etc.
In the process of accumulation, Suzhou Ballet Theatre is developing into one of the most creative and dynamic ballet companies in China. Currently, Quanxing Wang serves as the General Manager, and Ying Li and Jiabin Pan serve as the Artistic Directors.