Liang Xing hails from Beijing, China where he trained in classical ballet and contemporary for seven years at The Beijing Dance Academy. He joined the National Ballet of China in 2007 and was promoted to Principal dancer in 2011. Xing joins Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet Company as a guest artist for the 2013/14 season.
His performance credits include Onegin in Onegin, Sorol in La Bayadère, Anderson in The Little Mermaid, the Prince in Swan Lake; as well as lead roles in Nutcracker, The Yellow River, The Red Detachment of Women, The Peony Pavilion, Pink Floyd Ballet, Song of the Earth and Diana and Acton. Xing has been the recipient of numerous awards and scholarships including winning Silver Prize at the Moscow International Ballet Competition (2009) and Silver at the Shanghai International Ballet Competition (2007).
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