Sarah Po Ting Yeung

Sarah Po Ting Yeung

Sarah Po Ting Yeung

Hong Kong

Sarah Po Ting Yeung was born in Hong Kong, and started her ballet training at the Jean M. Wong School of Ballet. While she trained there, she received the Dame Margot Fonteyn Award 2005-07 from the Tsinforn C. Wong Memorial Scholarship to attend the Hamburg Ballet School in Germany. After dancing with Dreseden Semper Oper Ballet, Germany and Dutch National Ballet, Holland, she returned to Hong Kong to complete further study at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. She joined The Hong Kong Ballet as an apprentice in 2010, and was engaged as a member of the Corps de Ballet in 2011.

Yeung danced in major roles including Mercedes, friends and Bolero in Don Quixote by Nina Anaiashvili, Spanish Doll in Nutcracker by Terence Kohler, Tall Girl in Light and Shadow by Krzysztof Pastor and Ancestor pas de deux in Torandot by Natalie Weir. She had the opportunity to work with many choreographers which created roles on her, including those in Jorma Elo’s Shape of Glow, Peter Quanz’ Luminous, Kinsun Chan’s Black on Black, Li Jun’s Dance with the Wind. She was also featured in different roles in Rubies, Serenade, Suite en blanc, Coppélia, Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty and Paquita.

Yeung has won several awards, including the Gold Medal at the Shenzhen International Dance Competition in 2005, 2nd place in the 2004 South China Morning Post Best Dancer of the Year Award, and Gold and Silver medals at the 4th Hong Kong Youth Ballet Stars Award in 2004.

Yeung joins the RWB for its 2015-16 season.