Professor Wang received her MFA degree in Dance from The Ohio State University, BFA degree from Northern Illinois University, and AA degree from National Taiwan Academy of Arts. She was a soloist with Utah Repertory Dance Theatre from 2002-2007. Before coming to the United States, she has danced professionally with Taipei Ballet Company and Joy Dance Company. Professor Wang was awarded University Fellowship at OSU and in 2006, she was a recipient of the Project Support Grant from Salt Lake City Arts Council to present Bridging Bridges. She is a certified Labanotation teacher and has taught both ballet and modern dance at OSU and National Taiwan University of Arts. Her performing experience includes solo roles in several ballets (Paquita, Nutcracker, Coppelia, Sleeping Beauty), plus contemporary works by Zvi Gotheiner, Gideon Obarzanek, Susan Hadley, Shapiro & Smith, Tandy Beal, Stephen Koester, Lucas Hoving, Molissa Fenley, Douglas Nielsen, Victoria Uris, John Giffin, and many more. Her choreographic works has been presented in RDT, NTUA, Dance New Amsterdam and Manhattan Movement & Arts Center in New York City, Cultural Center of the Philippines, SUU and other performance venues. In May 2010, She received funding from National Culture and Arts Foundation in Taiwan and SUU Provost’s Faculty Development Grant to present Equanimtiy in National Chiang Kai-Shek Cultural Center, Taiwan. Professor Wang teaches Modern Dance, Classical Ballet, Dance Repertory, Interactive Composition - Dance & Technology and Dance Ensemble at Southern Utah University.
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