Popeliushka, Ukrainian Shumka Dancers, Ukrainian dance, folk dance, Canadian dance, folk ballet, traditional folk dance, folktale
Video excerpt of the original folk dance theatre work Shumka’s Cinderella edited in 2013 featuring Cinderella at the Grand Ball. Shumka’s Cinderella is rooted in Ukrainian regional dance style, the poetry of folk melodies, the spirit of the rise of Ukrainian nobility, the vibrant paintbrush of village arts, and the expressive energy of the European Baroque period. This dance theatre work was created for The Ukrainian Shumka Dancers of Canada. Shumka’s Cinderella has had over 50 major performances across Canada, two tours to China, and major performances in Ukraine.
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