- 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
Wei Wang created a role in Forsythe’s Pas/Parts 2016, a soloist role in Possokhov’s Swimmer, and corps de ballet roles in 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 (pas de trois and Russian), and Concerto Grosso; Balanchine’s 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); and Scarlett’s Hummingbird (soloist).
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 Cinderella (Autumn and Courtier).
Wei danced 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.