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


With professional training 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, Chinese Embassy among other venues and festivals. 


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 Society, etc. She has choreographed for President Obama's Inaugural Parade in 2013 and Drama League produced play F.O.B (David Henry Hwang) in 2018. 


As a 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 managed various cultural exchange projects in both U.S. and China for Smithsonian Folklife Festival, National Dance Institute, China Arts and Entertainment Group, Guangdong Dance Festival, etc. 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. She is a member of the UNESCO International Dance Council.  




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