Rui Huang was born in Shenzhen, China and trained at the
Shenzhen Arts School in China. She joined The National Ballet of Canada as a
member of the Corps de Ballet in 2011.
Ms. Huang’s repertoire with the National
Ballet includes Bee and Sheep in The Nutcracker
as well as roles in Swan Lake, Giselle, Romeo and Juliet, The Sleeping Beauty, Onegin, Cinderella,La Fille mal
gardée, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Nijinsky, The Seagull, The Four Seasons, Emergence, Opus 19/The Dreamer, the second detail and Elite
Ms. Huang’s repertoire with other companies
includes Don Quixote, The Nutcracker, Cinderella, Carmen, Le Corsaire, The Four Temperaments, Rooster
and In The Upper Room.
Ms. Huang received the Bronze Medal at the
World Ballet Competition in 2009 in Orlando and was a finalist at the Prix de
Lausanne in 2005. She received the Outstanding Performance Award at The Third
CCTV Dance Competition in China in 2005, third place at The Ninth Asian Pacific
International Ballet Competition and first place at The Seventh National Ballet
Competition of China in 2003.
“Huang buzzed around, mostly in the air, with lovely, high jumps. She’s another to watch.”
The Globe and Mail, 2013