Unbound Choreographer Interviews: Edwaard Liang

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Edwaard Liang

Edwaard Liang is a choreographer and artistic director of BalletMet in Ohio. Born in Taipei, Taiwan, Liang trained at Marin Ballet and the School of American Ballet. He was a medal winner at the Prix de Lausanne International Ballet Competition in 1993 and won the Mae L. Wien Award that same year. He joined New York City Ballet in 1993 and was promoted to soloist five years later. In 2001, he joined the cast of the Tony Award-winning Broadway show Fosse and performed in “From Broadway: Fosse” in the PBS television series Great Performances: Dance in America. Subsequently, he joined Netherlands Dance Theater. Liang became artistic director of Ballet Met in 2013. His choreography is in the repertories of the Bolshoi Ballet, Houston Ballet, The Joffrey Ballet, Mariinsky Ballet, New York City Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Shanghai Ballet, Singapore Dance Theatre, and The Washington Ballet. He has won numerous awards for his choreography, including the 2006 National Choreographic Competition. The Infinite Ocean is his third work for SF Ballet; he also created Symphonic Dances and Finding Light.

Learn more about Edwaard Liang, choreographer and Artistic Director of BalletMet, and his new work for Unbound, Infinite Ocean.