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“Keep working hard, because results take a long time to see. You can’t give up halfway. It takes a lot of dedication. You have to make a lot of sacrifice, but if you endure it, it's worth it.”
李寶圓

William Li

Principal Dancer

“Keep working hard, because results take a long time to see. You can’t give up halfway. It takes a lot of dedication. You have to make a lot of sacrifice, but if you endure it, it's worth it.”
李寶圓

William Li

Principal Dancer

BIOGRAPHY

Born in: Bangkok, Thailand
With Shen Yun Since: 2007

William Li won second place in New Tang Dynasty Television’s 2012 International Classical Chinese Dance Competition and third place in the same competition in 2014. He also took second place in the junior male division of the competition in both 2009 and 2010. He studied classical Chinese dance at Fei Tian Academy of the Arts in New York before becoming Principal Dancer in Shen Yun’s production “The Monkey King.”

Repertoire Highlights

Monkey King and the Dragon Palace (2016)

Ne Zha Churns the Sea (2014)

Yang Zhi and His Sabre (2013)

The Monkey King Thwarts the Evil Toad (2014)

How the Monkey King Came to Be (2012)

Crazy Ji (2012)

The Monkey King Outwits Pigsy (2011)

Monk Ji Gong Abducts the Bride (2009)

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