Professional Information

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 danced professionally with Taipei Ballet Company and Joy Dance Company. Professor Wang was awarded the 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 – an evening dance concert.  In 2013, Professor Wang was nominated as an outstanding alumna of National Taiwan University of Arts for her significant contribution in dance.

Professor Wang is a certified Labanotation instructor and has taught both ballet and modern dance at OSU, American College Dance Festival and NTUA.  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 have 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 the 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, Sound for Dance and Dance Ensemble at Southern Utah University.