Liang Xing

Liang Xing

Liang Xing

Beijing, China

Principal Dancer

Liang Xing hails from Beijing, China, where he trained for seven years at The Beijing Dance Academy. He joined the National Ballet of China in 2007 and was quickly promoted to Principal Dancer by 2011. Xing moved to Canada in 2013 to dance as a Guest Artist for the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s 2013/14 season, and was officially invited to join the Company as a Principal Dancer in 2014.

Since joining the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Xing has performed many leading roles including Gordon (Going Home Star – Truth and Reconciliation), Prince Albrecht (Giselle), Prince Siegfried (Swan Lake), Romeo (Romeo + Juliet), The Nutcracker Prince (Nutcracker), and Oberon (The Faerie Queen - A Ballet Based On a Midsummer Night’s Dream). Additional RWB repertoire includes Defilé, Moulin Rouge® – The Ballet, The Handmaid’s Tale, and Q Dance.

Other performance credits include Onegin in Onegin, Sorol in La Bayadère, Anderson in The Little Mermaid, the Prince in Swan Lake, as well as lead roles in The Yellow River, The Red Detachment of Women, The Peony Pavilion, Pink Floyd Ballet, Song of the Earth and Diana and Acton.

When he’s not dancing, Liang enjoys watching historical fiction movies and spending time with his wife and two children.

Training

The Beijing Dance Academy

Awards

Silver Prize at the Moscow International Ballet Competition (2009)
Silver at the Shanghai International Ballet Competition (2007).