Yang Zhao (Sean), also known as SanYang (means three sheeps in Chinese Nick name), is a professional contemporary/modern dancer based in Los Angeles, CA. Sean used to perform with professional Modern dance company, JinXing Modern Dance Theater in Shanghai, China. Sean started dancing after being granted a full scholarship at China’s top dance academy, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Arts College in Beijing. There, he trained in multiple styles including Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Modern, Chinese Traditional and Folk, and Hip Hop styles of dance. Sean has won several national prizes including Gold and Silver awards in renowned Chinese National Dance Competitions. Sean had the honor of touring the United States in 2012 with the JinLing Art Performance Troupe of China, performing “Peony Pavilion” as well as other works in the renowned Lincoln Center. Sean has had the joy of sharing his passion while touring numerous nations including Canada, New Zealand, Australia, the Netherlands, Belgium, the United Kingdom, Switzerland and France. Although most of Sean’s work has been in the concert dance realm, Sean was a top finalist for national TV show, So You Think You Can Dance, China, Season 2 in 2014.
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