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Ling Tang is a New York City based dancer, educator, and consultant.


With professional trainings in traditional Chinese and contemporary dance styles, Ling has performed at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Harman Center for the Arts, Smithsonian institutes, among other venues and festivals. She's a 2021 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow in Folk/Traditional Arts.


As an educator, Ling currently teaches through Young Audiences New York and Flushing Council on Culture & Arts, specialized in offering Chinese dance and cultural workshops for K-12 schools, colleges, and community centers. Her teaching credits also include Dance St. Louis' Shanghai Ballet Residency, China Institute, New York University, SUNY Purchase College, Washington Performing Arts, etc. She has choreographed for Obama-Biden's Inaugural Parade in 2013 and Drama League produced play F.O.B (David Henry Hwang) in 2018. 


As an arts manager and consultant, Ling held the positions as a program officer at the Asian Cultural Council and an intern at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. She has consulted and researched on various cultural exchange projects for Smithsonian Folklife Festival, National Dance Institute. Dance/USA Journal and Dancer Magazine have published her research papers.

Ling holds an M.A. in arts administration from Columbia University, and a B.A. in dance and intercultural performing arts from the University of Maryland-College Park, and a teaching artist certificate from Teachers College Columbia University.




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