Nan Wang

Nan Wang 2013-14 Photo Credits

Nan Wang, photo by Sian Richards.

Biography

Nan Wang was born in Dalian, China where he trained at the Xu Yan Dance School. He also trained at the Goh Ballet Academy in Vancouver and Canada’s National Ballet School. Mr. Wang joined The National Ballet of Canada as an Apprentice in 2004 and became a member of the Corps de Ballet in 2005.  

Mr. Wang’s repertoire includes the role of Benno in Swan Lake, Diamond Man in The Sleeping Beauty and Icicle in The Nutcracker as well as roles in Giselle, Romeo and Juliet, The Taming of the Shrew, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Seagull, Hamlet, Carmen, The Four Seasons, The Four Temperaments, Polyphonia and Emergence. Recently, Mr. Wang danced in the Canadian premiere of Nijinsky by John Neumeier. 

In 2008, Mr. Wang was awarded the Patron Award of Merit by the Patron’s Council Committee of The National Ballet of Canada. In 2004, he was a guest artist with the Bermuda Civic Ballet and in 2009 he joined Goh Ballet on their China tour.  

Quotes

The Four Temperaments
“Nan Wang was a cool Phlegmatic with beautiful lines and impressive control of his very long legs”
DanceView, 2009

The Seagull
“The revue headliners are performed in zestful fashion by Krista Dowson and Nan Wang.”
The Globe and Mail, 2008