Wei Wang (© Chris Hardy)
Anshan Liaoning, China
Named an Apprentice in 2012.
Joined the Company as a member of the Corps de Ballet in 2013.
Wei Wang was born in Anshan Liaoning, China, and received his training at the Beijing Dance Academy and San Francisco Ballet School. Named an apprentice in 2012, he joined the Company in 2013.
Wang has danced featured or principal roles in Tomasson’s Giselle (pas de cinq) and Nutcracker (Chinese and Russian), Lifar’s Suite en Blanc (pas de cinq), van Manen’s Solo, and Nureyev’s Raymonda—Act III (Grand Pas Classique and pas de quatre). He created a corps de ballet role in Tomasson’s Caprice.
His repertory includes Tomasson’s Criss-Cross (Avison-Scarlatti movement), The Fifth Season, and Romeo & Juliet; Tomasson/Possokhov’s Don Quixote; Balanchine’s Scotch Symphony; Cranko’s Onegin; Morris’ Maelstrom; Possokhov’s Classical Symphony, Firebird, and The Rite of Spring; Ratmansky’s Shostakovich Trilogy (Symphony #9 and Piano Concerto #1); Thatcher’s Stone and Steel; and Wheeldon’s Cinderella (Autumn and Courtier).