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shang chi SUN

Taiwan born dancer and choreographer Shang Chi SUN was educated as a ballet and contemporary dancer at the National Academy of Arts in Taipei and graduated from Ernst Busch University (Berlin)/ university of arts Berlin with a Master of Arts in Choreography. He received the “Bavarian Theatre and Literature Prize” (2005) from the IHK-Kulturstifung, “First Choreography Prize” (2008) at the 12th International Solo Tanz Festival Stuttgart. His career breakthrough as choreographer was at Maison de la danse in Lyon with his dialogue II. Since then, his work has been seen in variousinternational festivals such as Shizuoka Arts Festival (Japan), Bayer Kultur (Leverkusen), Taipei Arts Festival, Tel Aviv Dance Festival, Trinity Laban London und Tanz im August (Berlin).

And he worked as guest choreographer at Cloud Gate Dance Theatre in Taiwan, Sasha Waltz&Guests, Theater Nürnberg, Theater Kiel and Theater Osnabrück. Shang-Chi is supported by Berlin Senat, Aerowaves Europe, Cloud Gate Dance Foundation Taiwan, Taiwan Cultural Center in Paris and Goethe Institut.