Zhang Lin, a 21-year-old Chinese ballet dancer, has been reported missing in Germany since January 5, having last been seen in the northern port city of Hamburg, according to German police.
After observing Zhang’s disappearance since her practice the previous Friday, Hamburg Ballet’s John Neumeier called authorities on January 8.
What Happened to Lin Zhang?
Lin Zhang, a highly competent and well-liked member of the Hamburg Ballet Corps, has gone missing, causing concern within the ballet world. Recognized for her extraordinary skill and uncompromising commitment to classical dance. Lin’s abduction has prompted considerable worry and grief in the dancing community. Notably, Lin won the famous Prix de Lausanne, a prominent ballet competition.
The distressing news of Lin’s disappearance spread rapidly across social media, particularly on Instagram, where influential figures in the ballet industry, such as Alina Cojocaru and Johan Kobborg, have shared information and appealed for assistance in locating Lin. The global dance community has rallied together, expressing solidarity and a collective determination to aid in the search for Lin Zhang. Her impact on the Hamburg Ballet, especially in the role of Giselle, has been profound, resonating with audiences through both technical prowess and emotional creativity.
The confusion surrounding Lin Zhang’s disappearance circumstances has made her friends, coworkers, and admirers feel even more pained. To guarantee Lin’s safe return, the ballet community is aggressively sharing information and increasing awareness. The world’s dance community is still one in support, even in these trying times. Wishing Lin Zhang a safe and quick return home.