Qiao Yang

Qiao Yang, Artist in Residence of CCDC, joined the Company in 1996, and made her full-length solo debut in Almost 55 in 2019.

Born in Shaanxi, Qiao Yang started learning Chinese dance at the age of 12. She received the Gold Award in the Modern Dance Duet Class at the Paris International Dance Competition in 1990 and became a founding member of Guangdong Modern Dance Company in 1992, where she performed extensively in major international arts festivals in the US, India, France, Hong Kong, Singapore, etc. She joined CCDC in 1996. With her performance in The Tragedy of Mr O, she won the 2003 Hong Kong Dance Award and was listed in the “Hong Kong Dance Hall of Fame”. Qiao received Hong Kong Dance Awards “Outstanding Performance by a Female Dancer” in 2011 and 2020 for her performances in Tales of Two Cities – Hong Kong, Shanghai, Eileen Chang, and Almost 55 respectively, and received a nomination for the same prize at the 2016 Hong Kong Dance Awards for Soledad. Qiao was the awardee of “Artist of the Year (Dance)” of the 14th Hong Kong Arts Development Awards in 2020 and “Secretary for Home Affairs’ Commendation Scheme (Arts and Culture)” in 2021.

Photo: Worldwide Dancer Project