Wen Wei Wang

Wen Wei Wang began dancing professionally in his native China. In 1991 he came to Canada and joined the Judith Marcuse Dance Company and Ballet British Columbia. He received the Clifford E. Lee choreography Award and the Rio Tinto Alcan and Isadora Awards for Choreography. His company, Wen Wei Dance, has toured across Canada and has presented works at the Dancing on the Edge Festival, the Canada Dance Festival, and the International Contemporary Dance Festival in Columbia, South America. The company has performed at the La Biennale di Venice (Italy) and the National Center for the Performing Arts (Beijing). Wen Wei has choreographed seven full length works for his company. He has also choreographed for Alberta Ballet, Ballet Jorgen, Ballet B. C., Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal, and Vancouver Opera.