Ballet with LeeWei Chao
Currently based in Portland, LeeWei Chao returns to Alonzo King LINES Dance Center for a series of online live ballet classes. Join LeeWei for a series of Thursday master classes to experience the ballet insight and teaching expertise that made him one of the most successful and respected instructors at LINES.
Live online classes provide simple lessons and modifications for accessibility at multiple levels, but come ready to be challenged and grow.
Learn more & register: https://linesballet.org/dance-center/classes/
Born in Taipei, Taiwan. LeeWei Chao started his ballet training at age 15 with Ms. Xiao Lee, who brought from Russia the Vaganova ballet method to Taiwan. After dancing with Taipei City Ballet, and Henry Yu Dance Company, he joined Singapore Dance Theater. In 1996, Lee Wei joined Joffrey Ballet Concert Group in New York City, followed by dancing with Joffrey Ballet Chicago, and Milwaukee Ballet. Mr. Chao started his choreography work while he was dancing with Milwaukee Ballet Company. As a choreographer, LeeWei’s works have been performed by Milwaukee Ballet, Ballet Nouveau Colorado, Oklahoma City Ballet, New Mexico School of the Arts, TCU Residency and others. In 2014, LeeWei received a National Choreography Recognition Award from Regional Dance America. LeeWei has taught at Alonzo King LINES Ballet, LINES Ballet Training Program, LINES Ballet Summer Program, LINES Ballet BFA Program Dominican University, Stanford University, National University of Taipei, Taiwan, ODC Dance San Francisco, San Francisco State University, Smuin Ballet, and others. LeeWei was featured in the August 2018 issue of Dance Teacher Magazine is currently a faculty member with Oregon Ballet Theatre.
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