Full Interview with Mimi Beck + Wen Wei Wang

On January 27 at 7pm, DanceWorks Curator, Mimi Beck, interviewed founder of Wen Wei Dance, Wen Wei Wang. The interview aired on Facebook and also feature a live chat with viewers!

Wen Wei Wang began dancing at an early age in China, where he was born and raised. He trained and danced professionally with the Langzhou Song and Dance Company. In 1991, he came to Canada and joined the Judith Marcuse Dance Company, followed by seven years dancing with Ballet BC. In 2000, he received the Clifford E. Lee Choreographic Award and since then has choreographed for the Alberta Ballet, Ballet BC, Ballet Jorgen, North West Dance Projects, the Vancouver and San Francisco Operas, and Ballet Jazz de Montreal. In 2003, he founded Wen Wei Dance and has since choreographed eleven full-length works for the company. Wen Wei Wang is an Associate Dance Artist of the National Arts Centre and the Artistic Director of Ballet Edmonton since 2018.

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