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“They say one step at a time. I would say one dance step at a time.”
連旭

Michelle Lian

Principal Dancer

“They say one step at a time. I would say one dance step at a time.”
連旭

Michelle Lian

Principal Dancer

BIOGRAPHY

Born in: Taipei, Taiwan
With Shen Yun Since: 2013

Michelle Lian won first place in the 2018 New Tang Dynasty Television International Classical Chinese Dance Competition (adult female division) after having previously won consecutive first place titles in the junior female division of the biennial competition in 2014 and 2016. She pursued advanced studies in classical Chinese dance at Fei Tian Academy of the Arts in New York, graduating with high honors.

Repertoire Highlights

Sleeves of an Ancient Style (2020)

Li Bai and His Angelic Encounter (2020)

The Charming Ladies of the Yi (2019)

The Story of Liang Zhu (2019)

The Hmong Ethic Dance—In the Mountains (2018)

The Divine Renaissance Begins (2018)

Lotus Fairies (2017)

Yellow Blossoms (2017)

Handkerchiefs in Flight (2017)

Sleeves of the Sui Dynasty (2016)

Videos

Wearing Our Traditions—Costumes Through the Eyes of Shen Yun Dancers
Classical Chinese Dance Techniques Showcase

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