Cai Ying

Cai Ying

Independent Dance Artist

Cai Ying is a choreographer, dance artist and dance teacher-practitioner and is based in Singapore and Hong Kong. Ying graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts with Master of Fine Arts, majoring in choreography in 2008. Prior to that, she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the Beijing Dance Academy in 2003, majoring in Chines Dance. She has been selected to be one of the Yale-China HKETO Arts Fellow at Yale University in 2015-2017. As a dance artist and choreographer, Cai Ying’s works have been invited to present at many international arts festivals. Her works gave been funded and commissioned by international organisations such as: International Festival Arts & Ideas (US), Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco (US), Hong Kong Arts Festival, Hong Kong Arts Development Council, Sibu International Dance Festival (Malaysia), National Arts Council (Singapore), Taipei Fringe Festival, Leisure and Cultural Services Department (Hong Kong), The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, The BiCity Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture (Hong Kong), etc. As a teacher-practitioner, CAI Ying has extensive experience in both professional and amateur dance education. She also has been invited to teach abroad and serve as an international dance adjudicator many times. Ying’s previous teaching and cooperation organisations include: The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Hong Kong Dance Company, Hong Kong Dance Federation, Leisure and Cultural Services Department (Hong Kong), Yale University (US), Yale-China Association (US), Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco (US), International Festival Arts & Ideas (US), New Haven Ballet (US), National Arts Council (Singapore) , National Arts Council (Singapore) , Singapore Raffles Music College (Singapore), The Xiamen Academy for Performing Arts (China), Sibu International Dance Festival (Malaysia), Tianzifang Arts Center (China), Bangkok University of Thailand, Pusan National University (Korea) , etc.