- Anshan, China
- Beijing Dance Academy
San Francisco Ballet School
San Francisco Ballet School Trainee Program
- Company Membership
Named an apprentice in 2012
Joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in 2013
Promoted to soloist in 2016
Promoted to principal dancer in 2018
Wei Wang created a principal role in Bubeníček’s Fragile Vessels (principal); a soloist role in Possokhov’s Swimmer; and roles in Forsythe’s Pas/Parts 2016, Peck’s In the Countenance of Kings, Scarlett’s Fearful Symmetries, and Tomasson’s Caprice. He has danced featured or principal roles in Tomasson’s Giselle (Peasant pas de cinq), Nutcracker (Dancing Nutcracker, Chinese, and Russian), Romeo & Juliet (Acrobats), Swan Lake (Act 1 pas de trois and Russian), and Concerto Grosso; Balanchine’s Diamonds (soloist), Prodigal Son (Servants), and Theme and Variations (soloist); Caniparoli’s Lambarena; Lifar’s Suite en Blanc (pas de cinq); van Manen’s Solo; Nureyev’s Raymonda—Act III (Grand Pas Classique and pas de quatre); Possokhov’s Fusion (principal) and Magrittomania (soloist); Scarlett’s Fearful Symmetries (principal), Frankenstein (Creature), Hummingbird (soloist), and Pas de Deux from Promenade Sentimentale; and Wheeldon’s Cinderella (Fates and Spirit of Autumn/Mystery).
His repertory includes Balanchine’s Allegro Brillante, Coppélia, and Scotch Symphony; Cranko’s Onegin; Morris’ Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes and Maelstrom; Possokhov’s Classical Symphony, Firebird, and The Rite of Spring; Ratmansky’s Shostakovich Trilogy (Symphony #9 and Piano Concerto #1); Robbins’ Glass Pieces; Thatcher’s Manifesto and Stone and Steel; Tomasson’s Bartók Divertimento, Criss-Cross (Avison-Scarlatti movement), and The Fifth Season; Tomasson/Possokhov’s Don Quixote; and Wheeldon’s Within the Golden Hour.
Wei danced Tomasson’s Concerto Grosso at the Despertares Gala in Guadalahara, Mexico, in July 2016. He performed in the 2015 film of Tomasson’s Romeo & Juliet (Acrobats) as part of the inaugural season of Lincoln Center at the Movies: Great American Dance.