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Famous Dancers from China

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List of notable or famous dancers from China, with bios and photos, including the top dancers born in China and even some popular dancers who immigrated to China. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Chinese dancers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These dancers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known dancer from China is included when available.

Examples include Liu Yifei and Jin Xing.

This historic dancers from China list can help answer the questions "Who are some Chinese dancers of note?" and "Who are the most famous dancers from China?" These prominent dancers of China may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Chinese dancers.

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Chungliang Al Huang is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Dancers from China
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Chungliang “Al” Huang is a notable philosopher, dancer, performing artist, and internationally acclaimed taijiquan master and educator, having received the Republic of China’s most prestigious award in the field of education, the Gold Medal Award, from its Ministry of Education. As the Keynote speaker at the Major World Gatherings in India, Switzerland, Germany, and Bali, Chungliang "Al" Huang appeared with many notable world leader's of religion and spiritual philosophy including the Dalai Lama. Huang is the founder-president of the Living Tao Foundation based on the Oregon Coast of the United States, and the International Lan Ting Institute, located in the sacred mountains of China. Huang ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Shanghai, China

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Han Geng is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Dancers from China
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Han Geng is a Chinese Mandopop singer and actor. Han studied dance and martial arts at a young age and is skilled in all of China's 56 ethnic traditional dances, as well as ballet and hip-hop. He started his career in 2001, when he was chosen by SM Entertainment to become a member of South Korean boy band Super Junior, which debuted in 2005. He later became the leader of its sub-group Super Junior-M in 2008. On December 21, 2009, Han filed a lawsuit against SME to terminate his contract, citing that the 13-year contract was unlawful, overly restrictive, and unfair. His arguments include being forced to do things outside of his contract and being refused sick leave, which led to kidney ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 35

Birthplace: Mudanjiang, China

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Jin Xing is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Dancers from China
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Jin Xing is a Chinese ballerina, modern dancer, choreographer, actress, and owner of the contemporary dance company "Shanghai Jin Xing Dance Theatre". Although usually credited as Jing Xing, the proper pinyin spelling is Jin Xing. She is one of the first and most recognizable trans women in the Chinese media. Born to ethnic Korean parents, she was assigned male at birth. She studied in a local Korean elementary school. Her father worked in the police department. She was praised as highly intelligent, and had won abacus contests many times. She expressed high enthusiasm in dance performance. At the age of 9 she joined the People's Liberation Army to receive dance and military training; she ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 51

Birthplace: Shenyang, China

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Liu Yifei is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Dancers from China
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Liu Yifei, birth name An Feng, legal name Liu Ximeizi, is a Chinese actress, model and singer. She holds United States citizenship. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 31

Birthplace: China, Wuhan

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