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Prof SHENG, Pei Qi

Head of Chinese Dance


Prof SHENG, Pei Qi


Teaching / Professional Experience

  • 30 years professional experience in Undergraduate dance and Secondary dance  education,

  • Teach Chinese classical dance technique, shen yun, (Long sleeves and Sword Dance), pedagogy, repertory.

  • Head of Chinese Dance, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (2003-)

  • Guest Professor of Beijing Dance Academy (2011-)

  • Guest Professor of  Shenyang Conservatory of Music (2009-)

  • Guest  Lecturer and  Guest Associate Professor at HKAPA (1989,1991,1996);

  • Guest Professor at Shanghai  Theatre  Academy / College of Dance (2001-2003);

  • Guest Associate Professor at the Research Institute of the Zhu Hai Performing Arts Academy, Xia Men Professional Performing Academy (1998-2003). 

  • Associate Professor and Lecturer at Beijing Dance Academy (1995-2003) and (1989-1995)


Professional Activities

  • Member of Art Form Panel – Dance and Multi-arts of Leisure and Cultural Services Department (2006-2010).

  • Artistic Advisor: Hong Kong Dance Company since 2003.

  • Artistic Advisor: Hong Kong Dance Federation since 2006.

  • Guest Examiner: Shenyang Conservatory of Music-School of Dance(2007)

  • Adjudicator of the 41st and 43rd Hong Kong Schools Dance Festival (2005, 2007)

  • Principal adjudicator of the 32nd Hong Kong Open Dance Competition (2004).

Artistic Experience

  • Guest Artist: Private Landscape, Manna Dance Company, at HK City Hall ( 2007)

  • Choreographer: Dance Dream, Hong Kong Dance Company (2006).

  • Guest Artist: Undo, Manna Dance Company, at Studio Theatre, HK Cultural Center( 2004 )

  • Director of Dance & Choreographer: New Year Evening Gala, Shanghai Television (2001- 1999)

  • Guest Artist: Half Half Song, Manna Dance Company, at HK City Hall, 1998

  • Choreographed and performed Heart of Sword & The River of Tears, Chinese Dance Festival of Plaza Theatre in London (1995)

  • Guest Artist: Leakage of Mercury choreographed by Mui Cheuk-yin for Asian Arts Festival (1993)

  • 3 People in Solo choreographed by Mui Cheuk-yin, Ku Ming-shen & Sheng Pei-qi for HK Arts Festival (1990)

  • Choreographed: Classical Wind, Lonely Orchid in the Valley, Sound of Autumn for students of HKAPA and Beijing Dance Academy (1990-1998) Lonely Orchid in the Valley awarded the  choreographed Prize(1994)

  • Coached students for the 3rd and 4th “Tao Li Bei” Dance Competition and were awarded the 2nd prize & outstanding performance Prize and  outstanding teaching Prize  .

  • Performed and choreographed The River of Tears & The Butterfly, awarded the Outstanding Choreographer Prize and Outstanding Dancer Prize (1989).

  • Artistic Director of Opening of Asia Pacific Region Petroleum Trading Conference at Shanghai Grand Theatre (2002).


Publication / Video

Chinese Dance Curriculum of HKAPA Diploma and Bachelor Degree Programs (1997/2007/2011); Video of Chinese Long Sleeves Dance - Elementary Level (1995); Editorial Board for Chinese Classical Dance - Shen Yun (1992); Ten Years of Shen Yun Teaching, Beijing Dance Academy Resources Centre (1990).

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Education & Qualification+

  • Studied at Dance School of the Shenyang Conservatory of Music –School of Dance from 1975 - 1980 Majoring in Ballet
  • Studied at the Education Department of the Beijing Dance Academy majoring in Chinese Dance. Obtained a Bachelor Degree of Art in 1984.
  • Awarded the Elisabeth Luce Moore Scholarship to visit USA in 1995 and joined the Asia Arts & Education leadership Training Program.