Rui Huang

Rui Huang 14/15 Photo Credits

Rui Huang. Photo by Aleksandar Antonijevic.


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 Syncopations.  

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. 

The Nutcracker 
 “Huang buzzed around, mostly in the air, with lovely, high jumps. She’s another to watch.”
The Globe and Mail, 2013