XIN Lili 辛麗麗

Member of Jury
評審委員會 

Director of Shanghai Ballet

Chairman of Shanghai Dancers' Association

National First-class Dancer

上海芭蕾舞團團長 

上海市舞蹈家協會主席

國家一級演員

Admitted into the Shanghai Dance School, XIN Lili majored in ballet in 1973 and graduated with excellence in 1979.  In the same year, she was assigned to Shanghai Ballet and later became a principal dancer.  In 2000, Lili was appointed Artistic Associate of Shanghai Ballet and in July 2001, she was appointed as Artistic Director of Shanghai Ballet.  She was appointed to be Director of Shanghai Ballet in September, 2011.

 

With purely graceful and lyrical temperament, Lili appeared outstandingly on the stage and she danced principal roles in Swan Lake, Giselle, Don Quixote, Romeo & Juliet, as well as in Chinese ballets The White-haired Girl, Thunderstorm, Song of Youth, Soul, and the Butterfly Lovers.  As a choreographer, she has shown her talent in a modern pas de deux Twine choreographed by herself.

 

Lili won Silver Medal at the New York International Ballet Competition in 1987.  She won 1st Grand Prix Couple in the Third Paris International Dance Competition (Classical) with her partner YANG Xinhua in 1988.  She was awarded the title of Shanghai Top Ten Young Artists in 1993 and twice awarded Baosteel Prize for Excellent Performer of Classical Arts in 1993 and 1999.   She won the Shanghai Brave Female Award in 1994.

 

After her being Artistic Director, Shanghai Ballet introduced English version Swan Lake, Romeo & Juliet, French version Coppelia and La Sylphide, and neo-classical ballet George Balanchine’s Serenade, La Valse. The company created ballet A Sigh of Love(2006), The Last Mission of Marco Polo (2010), The Nutcracker (Shanghai Grand Theatre Version, 2010), Jane Eyre (2012), The Echoes of Eternity (2015),Hamlet (2016), The Sleeping Beauty (Shanghai Ballet Version, 2018) and Bright red Star.  Lili technically trained FAN Xiaofeng, SUN Shenyi, JI Pingping, WU Husheng…..to win Gold Medals in the International Ballet Competitions.

 

In December 2001, she created and choreographed the Butterfly Lovers, which premiered in the closing ceremony of Shanghai International Arts Festival.  In August 2003,she was elected to be Deputy Chairman of Shanghai Dancers' Association.  In November 2006, she coached dancers and took part in the First Asia Pacific Ballet Festival in Korea. In June 2010, she was invited to attend the 60th Anniversary of English National Ballet and performed as the Mother in Swan Lake.  In December 2014, she was elected to be Chairman of Shanghai Dancers' Association.  In 2016, Lili was invited to be the Chairman of Arts Council.

 

From 2001 to 2018, she was invited to be the jury member of Shanghai International Ballet Competition, Russian Benoit Ballet Competition, New York International Ballet Competition, Prix Benois de la Danse, Cape Town International Ballet Competition and Mogolian International Ballet Competition, among many others.

1973年考入上海市舞蹈學校芭蕾舞科,1979年以優異成績畢業,同年進入上海芭蕾舞團工作,任主要演員。   2000年4月任上海芭蕾舞團副藝術總監,2001年7月任上海芭蕾舞團藝術總監,2011年9月任上海芭蕾舞團團長。

 

擔任主要演員期間,曾出色地演出了眾多的獨舞、雙人舞作品,相繼在多部芭蕾舞劇中擔任領銜主演,成功地塑造了眾多性格迥異的藝術形象。  表演高雅抒情,風格純淨見長。  2001年至今,她先后出任藝術總監、團長,培養了范曉楓、孫慎逸、季萍萍、吳虎生、戚冰雪等近十位國際芭蕾舞大賽的金獎獲得者; 執行導演了《天鵝湖》、《吉賽爾》、《葛蓓莉婭》等多部古典芭蕾舞劇,獨立編導了芭蕾舞劇《梁山伯與祝英台》,策劃、創排了《花樣年華》、《馬可·波羅——最后的使命》、《簡·愛》《長恨歌》、《哈姆雷特》、《睡美人》、《閃閃的紅星》等多部原創作品,帶領上海芭蕾舞團在藝術風格方面實現了巨大突破。

 

她曾受邀擔任上海國際芭蕾舞比賽、北京國際芭蕾舞比賽、俄羅斯貝努瓦舞蹈比賽、美國紐約國際芭蕾舞比賽、南非開普敦國際芭蕾舞比賽、香港芭蕾舞超新星大賽、蒙古國際芭蕾舞比賽等國際芭蕾大賽評委。

 

重要獎項與藝術事跡:

1987年6月獲得第二屆美國紐約國際芭蕾舞比賽女子組第一名。

1988年11月參加第三屆法國巴黎國際芭蕾舞比賽,與舞伴楊新華榮獲雙人舞大獎。

1993年11月榮獲首屆上海“十佳優秀青年演員”稱號和寶鋼高雅藝術表演獎。

1994年榮獲上海市巾幗英雄獎。

1999年榮獲寶鋼高雅藝術表演獎。

2001年獲得2000年度“上海市勞動模范”榮譽稱號﹔12月創排四幕芭蕾舞劇《梁山伯與祝英台》,首演於中國上海國際藝術節閉幕式。

2003年8月當選為上海舞蹈家協會副主席。

2006年11月帶領演員赴韓國參加了第一屆亞太芭蕾舞節演出。

2008年任第十三、十四屆上海市人民大會代表。

2009年被授予“全國三八紅旗手”榮譽稱號、榮獲中國舞蹈藝術“突出貢獻舞蹈獎”稱號。

2010年4月擔任上海2010世博會開幕演出芭蕾《江河情緣》編導﹔6月應邀赴英國作為英國國家芭蕾舞團60周年演出季嘉賓並參與《天鵝湖》演出,扮演“母后”; 擔任中國舞蹈家協會理事。

2011年9月榮獲全國五一勞動獎章和“第三屆全國中青年德藝雙馨文藝工作者”稱號。

2012年3月獲得上海市委宣傳部頒發的“上海文藝家榮譽獎”。

2013年任上海政協第十二屆常務委員。

2014年4月擔任亞信峰會文藝演出《江河夢圓》編導; 12月當選上海舞蹈家協會主席。

2015年4月榮獲“2010-2014年度上海市先進工作者”稱號。

2016年8月擔任第五屆上海國際芭蕾舞比賽藝委會主席、大賽評委。

2018年1月當選中國人民政治協商會議第十三屆全國委員會委員。