Beijing has a grand collection of places to enjoy viewing experts dance. If you want to get out there and dance as well, you better head to the city's dance clubs (a different category). This is more for the dance enthusiast in you, not the dance spirit in yourself!
The Beijing Acrobatics Show at Chang An Grand Theater is an amazing show complete with beautiful dances, acrobatics and Shaolin kung fu. You'll be impressed with the grace, theater and drama in the show, and as it is one of the most-seen acrobatics shows in Beijing, you are sure to be impressed.
The Experimental Theater offers performances unlike the traditional Peking Opera or Acrobatics. You'll find a new age of drama and dance unfolding on stage. Meanwhile, Poly Plaza hosts grand-scale events like international dance troupes and musicals-- sure to make for an amazing night out on the town.
For more risque dance, head to China Doll, where you won't see any nudity but you will find women who dance to entertain a mostly male crowd. The dancers are well trained and there is a great deal of skill involved in their practical art.
Some of the more respected theaters in town to offer occasional performances in dance and musicals are the Hai Dian Theater, Chao Yang Theater and of course the National and Capital Theaters. Beijing is brimming with artistic dance talent, and you hardly have to scratch the surface to find breath-taking dance routines and performances that you'll remember for years to come.
36, Dongsanhuan Beilu
39 Dong Mian Hua Alley
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14 Dongzhimen Nan Dajie
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2/F Tongli Studios
Sanlitun Beijie (off the main drag, behind 3.3)
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Qianmen Hotel, 175 Yongan Lu
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36 Dongsanhuan Beilu
Chao Yang District
1 Bei Xinhua Jie, Liubukous
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2 West Chang'an Avenue
National Center For Performing Arts
28 Zhongguancun Dajie
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