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San Francisco Bay Area, CA, United States
Artistic Director Hai Yan Jackson trained in Ballet and Classical Folk Dance at the Sichuan Dance Academy in Chengdu, China.. Since 1999 she has been teaching and planning choreography over all Bay Area. In 2004 choreography and danced in the “EL AMOR BRUJO”. 2007 to 2009 performed for "Spring Dance Inspiration. In 2010 performed at the 32nd Annual San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival. In 2011 to 2014 Hai Yan planned with Stanford University Chinese Dance presentation “Dancing Colors of Spring” at Herbst Theatre S.F, Jewish Community Center and San Francisco State University Mckenna Theatre. In 2012 joined Global Chinese Dance Talent Competition in Shenzhen China. In 2015 joined International Panda Art Festival at S.F. Since 2006 to present Hai Yan has taught Chinese Dance at Stanford University Chinese Dance is an guest teacher, also work an Alonzo King Lines Dance Center in San Francisco. In 2013, in S.F City Hall Hai Yan received a Special Commendation Award for her dedicated services in many community events. She has had numerous guest performances and choreographed throughout China and the Bay Area.

Sunday, May 13, 2012

This wondrful program will perform on Sunday May 27th, 2012 3:00PM at San Francisco Herbest Theatre.

Guest Artist Kerry Lee BIO
Kerry Lee was born and raised in Atlanta, where she received her early dance training from the Atlanta Chinese Dance Company, Atlanta Ballet, and Rotaru International Ballet School.  She holds a BS in Management Science and Engineering with a minor in Dance from Stanford University, where she trained under Kristine Elliott, Diane Frank, and Robert Moses and performed works by George Balanchine, Marius Petipa, Amy Seiwert, Janice Garrett, Alex Ketley, Maurya Kerr, Sophie Monat, and Hai Yan Jackson.  While at Stanford, she was also the recipient of a Major Grant from Stanford’s Undergraduate Research Programs, which enabled her to train intensively at the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance (NY).  As a professional Chinese dance and modern dance artist, Kerry has performed in thirteen US states and the British Virgin Islands with the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company (NJ), Dance China NY, H.T. Chen & Dancers (NY), gloATL, and as a solo artist.  She has also taught Chinese dance classes and workshops at the Museum of Chinese in America (NY), Beijing Chinese School (NY), Chen Dance Center (NY), Stanford University, and Kudzu Playhouse.   Her awards for dance include the Louis Sudler Prize in the Arts and a scholarship award at the Southeast Regional Ballet Association (SERBA) Festival.  Kerry was recently selected to perform "In Mourning" as a part of the 2012 Modern Atlanta Dance Festival, Atlanta’s only professionally adjudicated modern/contemporary dance event.