Mr. Weimin Tang graduated from Shanghai Dance School in 1988, specializing in ethnic dance. He was the principal dancer with Shanghai Opera Theater Dance Troupe from 1988 to 1998. Mr. Tang also studied Art Administration at Shanghai Jiao Tong University and graduated in 2001. He managed the art operations at Shanghai People’s Art Institute and is now serving as the Artistic Director and Operations Manager at Lujianping Dance & Arts.
Mr. Weimin Tang has enjoyed an extensive career in Chinese Dance as a performer and manager.
As a dance performer, he was the principal dancer in many large-scale Chinese dance productions such as Wu Yue Chun Qiu, Tai Yang Bu Luo, and Silk Road Flower Rains. Mr. Tang received artistic awards from Chinese Ministry of Culture, such as “Outstanding Performance Award” in the first Chinese National Dance Drama Competition in 1992 and “Dance Merit Award” for performing “The Spring of Shanghai” in 1993.
Since 1997 Mr. Tang began focusing on planning, directing, and managing dance productions. As a dance art manager, he has been deeply involved in various large-scale Chinese national, and international dance & arts productions. Mr. Tang was the Assistant Director, Artistic Director and Manager in events such as “The Opening Ceremony of Chinese National Athletic Competition” in 1997, International Art Festival in 1998, 1999, 2000, and “The Opening Ceremony of Chinese National Athletic Competition for the Disabled” in 2000.
Because of his dedication and talent in dance & arts, Mr. Tang received Bronze Medal from Chinese Ministry of Culture in 2001. In year 2000, Mr. Tang was awarded “Shanghai Youth Art Star” from the City of Shanghai.