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Yang Liu

Yang Liu


Chinese-born Yang started dancing at the age of five and went on to train at the BeijingDanceAcademy from 1996 – 2003, before joining National Ballet of China.

Yang joined Royal New Zealand Ballet in 2010. Her audition and first season dancing in the triple bill season of From Here to There were featured in the first series of TV3’s The Secret Lives of Dancers.

Her favourite ballets are Giselle, The Sleeping Beauty and Don Quixote. Yang loves updating her blog with stories and photos from her time with the RNZB and enjoys cooking and collecting traditional Chinese clothing and accessories. Her goals for the future include improving her spoken English and becoming a dance teacher.

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