Huang Lei

Huang Lei

Principal Dancer, Hong Kong Dance Company

Huang Lei is a graduate of the Beijing Dance Academy. He joined the Hong Kong Dance Company in 2001 and has performed major roles in Dream Dances, Water Margin, Princess Changpin, Everlasting Love, Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove, Spring RitualEulogy, The Legend of Mulan, The Butterfly Lovers, Chinese Hero: A Lone Exile and Lady White of West Lake. He choreographed the “8/F Platform” productions Min Jian Chuan Qi, Dancers’ Creation, Silk-Stocking Milk Tea, Embrace and Dancing Seoul to Soul – KoreaHong KongEncounter. He was the Assistant Choreographer for Desperately Seeking Miss Blossom, Romance of the Three Kingdoms, Dance of Strings and A Tale of the Southern Sky, and Associate Choreographer for Voices and Dances of the Distant Land. He is also a researcher of Hong Kong Dance Company’s Research study on Chinese martial arts and Chinese dance. Huang has been invited to choreograph and perform for the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra, Hong Kong Sinfonietta, Zuni Icosahedron, Tang Shu-wing Theatre Studio, New Vision Arts Festival, Hong Kong Arts Festival and the International Dance Duet Festival in Seoul.
Huang has received three Hong Kong Dance Awards: for his co-choreography of Min Jian Chuan Qi (2006), and for his performance in Dream Dances (2007) and Everlasting Love (2010). He was awarded the Asian Cultural Council’s International Choreographer Residence Scholarship to participate in the American Dance Festival in 2010. In the same year, he was also awarded the Hong Kong Arts Development Award for Young Artist (Dance).