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Wen Wei Wang
Wen Wei Wang

Wen Wei

Wen Wei Wang began dancing at an early age in China, where he was born and raised. He trained and danced professionally with the Langzhou Song and Dance Company. In 1991, he came to Canada and joined the Judith Marcuse Dance Company, followed by seven years dancing with Ballet BC. In 2000, he received the Clifford E. Lee Choreographic Award and since then has choreographed for the Alberta Ballet, Ballet BC, Ballet Jorgen, North West Dance Projects, the Vancouver and San Francisco Operas, and Ballet Jazz de Montreal. Wang received the 2006 Isadora Award for Excellence in Choreography, the 2009 Rio Tinto Alcan Performing Arts Award, the 2013 Chrystal Dance Prize, and a 2013 RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants Award. In 2003, he founded Wen Wei Dance and has since choreographed eleven full-length works for the company. Wen Wei Wang is an Associate Dance Artist of the National Arts Centre and the 2018-19 Artistic Director of Ballet Edmonton.

Mise à jour de la biographie : 8 janvier 2019
Photo : Shin Sugino / Sugino Studios