Global Regional Jury Biography

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Mike WANG

Ballet Master

of Asian Grand Prix

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Senior Ballet Teacher of Hong Kong Youth Ballet Academy

  • Ballet Master of Asian Grand Prix International Ballet Competition

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Former Principal Dancer of the Hong Kong Ballet

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Former Soloist at “Le Jeune Ballet de France”

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Graduate of Shanghai Ballet School

Mike Wang received his ballet training at the Shanghai Ballet School and graduated in 1988. He received a scholarship to study at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in 1989 and has attained a high certificate in choreography in the following year. He traveled extensively during his dance career. Between 1990 and 1993, he performed as a Soloist Dancer at “Le Jeune Ballet de France” in Paris and at “Le Compagnie Jean-Christophe Maillot” in Tours, France. He joined Hong Kong Ballet in 1993.

From 1993 to 2003, Mike performed as Principal Dancer for the Hong Kong Ballet, taking on principal roles such as The Nutcracker (Prince) Paquita, Giselle (Albrecht) La Sylphide (James) Cinderella (Prince) La Fille Mal Gardee (Colas - by F. Ashton and H. Spoerli) Swan Lake (Prince) A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Oberon - by B. Steivel) Unknown Territory (The Man - by Choo San Goh) Anna Karenina (Vronsky - by A. Prokovsky) Concerto Pas de Deux (by K. Mcmillan) Tow Pigeons (Artist - by F. Ashton) the Last Emperor (Pu Yi - by Wayne Eagling) and La Bayadere (Solor - by D. Weller).

In 2003, Mr. Wang was featured as one of the “Outstanding Dance Artists” in the “Hong Kong Dance Hall of Fame” by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. He is currently the Ballet Master of Asian Grand Prix International Ballet Competition, and the Senior Ballet Teacher of Hong Kong Youth Ballet Academy.

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