OREGON BALLET THEATRE

 

Photo: Michael Linsmeier.
Photo by Joni Kabana.

 

COMPANY BIOS

XUAN CHENG / PRINCIPAL
Joined OBT in 2011 / Principal since 2011

Xuan Cheng
Photo by Joni Kabana

Xuan Cheng has danced with Guangzhou Ballet of China, La La La Human Steps and most recently with Les Grands Ballets Canadiens. Her roles include Juliet in Jean-Christophe Maillot’s Romeo and Juliet, Princess Lena in Christian Spucks Leonce and Lena and the Sugar Plum Fairy in Fernand Nault’s The Nutcracker, among others. In 2006, she was awarded the Gold medal at the National Tao Li Bei Dance Competition in China. She joins Oregon Ballet Theatre as a Principal Dancer.

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