Chinese-born Yang started dancing at the age of five and went on
to train at the Beijing Dance Academy from 1996 - 2003, before
joining National Ballet of China.
Yang joined Royal New Zealand Ballet in 2010. Her audition and
first season dancing in The Tower Season of From Here to
There were featured in the first series of TV3's The
Secret Lives of Dancers.
Her favourite ballets are Giselle, The Sleeping Beauty
and Don Quixote. Yang loves updating her blog with stories
and photos from her time with the RNZB and enjoys cooking and
collecting traditional Chinese clothing and accessories. Her goals
for the future include improving her spoken English and becoming a