DEL Dance for Social Change | Guest Artist
A graduate of The Juilliard School and artist with Chen Dance Center, Dian Dong studied with Shirley Ubell, Vladimir Doukodovsky, Alfredo Corvino, and Doris Rudko. She has worked with Anna Sokolow’s Players’ Project, Kathryn Posin, Janet Soares, Lance Westergard, Kazuko Hirabayashi, Lincoln Center Institute, the American Dance Festival (ADF) 25th Anniversary Repertory Company, Walter Nicks, and the national tour of The King and I. Dong has taught at New York University’s School of Education, Montclair State College, the Center for Modern Dance Education, and Chen Dance Center. Dong organizes and designs the education programs for Chen Dance Center’s home-based and residency programs. She has participated in the Kennedy Center’s Capacity Building Program led by Michael Kaiser and attended the Executive Program for Non-Profit Leaders – Arts at Stanford Graduate Business School. She and H.T. Chen, Artistic Director of Chen Dance Center, are the proud recipients of the 2012 Mid-Career Award from the Martha Hill Dance Fund.