Marie Chong, artistic director of ARC Dance, invited Edwaard Liang to Seattle to set a world premiere dance work for the company for the upcoming Summer Dance at the Center, July 16-18 and 23-25. Liang will be running the rehearsal.
Liang was born in Taiwan and grew up in Marin County, CA. He studied at the American School of Ballet and joined the New York City Ballet in 1993 and became a soloist in 1998. In 2003 Liang began choreographing, creating ballets for Nederlands Dans Theater and other companies. In 2013 he became the artistic director at BalletMet. (end)