Li De

Li De

Performer, City Contemporary Dance Company

Li De was born in 1988 and raised in Guangzhou, China. At the age of 12, he was selected to attend Guangdong Dance School from where he graduated in 2007. Subsequently, he was invited to audition for the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and then offered a full scholarship to the academy’s 4-year dance programme. Li De graduated in 2011 with first-class honours & a Bachelor of Fine arts in Dance. Since then, Li has danced in and created performances for many other companies & festivals, including the Hong Kong City Dance Company, Mindelcat Theatre Arts Festival, Edinburgh International Fringe Festival, Taipei Kuandu Arts Festival, The International Chinese Festival in Singapore, Internationale Tanzmesse nrw 2016 and Seoul International Dance Festival.
Li has also choreographed, performed, and co-produced several dances and music videos that have toured Hong Kong, San Francisco, London & Amsterdam film and arts festivals. His dance film let's say awarded the best choreographer from Augenblick Festival in Genoa, Italy.
In the summer of 2018, Li joined the director Robert Willson's artist residency. In 2020, Li joined Hong Kong City Contemporary Dance Company as a full-time performer.