ON VIEW: HONG KONG | Qiao Yang
p>“The quality of Qiao Yang’s movement is extremely majestic and very theatrical.” ── Sue Healey
Born in Shaanxi,Qiao Yang started learning Chinese dance at the age of 12 and has been a dancer with City Contemporary Dance Company (CCDC) since 1996. She received the Gold Award in the Modern Dance Duet Class at the Paris International Dance Competition in 1990,and in 1992 became a founding member of Guangdong Modern Dance Company,performing extensively at major international arts festivals. In 2003,she received a Hong Kong Dance Award and was listed in the “Hong Kong Dance Hall of Fame”. Qiao received the 2011 Hong Kong Dance Award “Outstanding Performance by a Female Dancer” for her performance in Tales of Two Cities,and was nominated for the same prize for her performance in Soledad at the 2016 Hong Kong Dance Awards.