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OREGON BALLET THEATRE

 

Photo: Michael Linsmeier.
Photo by Joni Kabana.

 

COMPANY BIOS

HAIYAN WU / PRINCIPAL
Joined OBT in 2011 / Principal since 2011

Haiyan Wu
Photo by Joni Kabana

Haiyan Wu was born in Beijing, China. Wu graduated from The Beijing Dance Academy. After she danced with The National Ballet of China she joined Miami City Ballet as a Principal Dancer in 2003. She is the Gold Medal winner of The Shanghai International Ballet Competition in 2002 and the Gold Medal winner of the USA International Ballet Competition in Jackson, Mississippi in 2004. Wu was named one of the top 10 performers of Miami's Adrienne Arsht Center in 2010. She has performed all over the world including France, Russia, Denmark, Turkey, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

OBT / National Endowment for the Arts Oregon Arts Commission Regional Arts & Culture Council Work for Art Portland Monthly Oregon Community Foundation Jerome Robbins Foundation
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