HeJin Jang Dance
Born and raised in Seoul, Korea, HeJin Jang is a multi-city based choreographer, performer, teacher and writer. Jang has presented her works throughout New York and internationally including the Kitchen, Dixon Place, Movement Research at the Judson, Center for Performance Research, Greenspace, AUNTS, CORD Conference (Roanoke), American Dance Festival (Durham), WUK (Vienna, Austria), University of Bristol (Bristol, UK), Atelierul de Productie & National Contemporary Arts Museum (Bucharest, Romania) and Seoul International Choreography Festival (Seoul, Korea) among others. Jang had pleasure performing in works by inspiring artists such as Emily Wexler, Helen Simoneau, Alexandra Beller, Robin Wilson, Doug Varone, Tatiana Baganova, Xavier Le Roy and Jérôme Bel among many. She also was a hired dancer of SIWIC Ensemble (Zurich, Switzerland) in the year of 2009. As a teaching artist, Jang has taught Contemporary Technique, Improvisation, Composition and Hip Hop at the American Dance Festival, ACDFA, Movement Research, University of Michigan, Hollins University and Dance New Amsterdam to name a few. Jang was awarded with Movement Research Artist-In Residency (New York, '10-11), Arts Council Korea Fellowship (Seoul, '09-11), NYFA Mentorship for Immigrant Artist (New York, ’10-11) and DanceWeb Fellowship (Vienna, '11). She holds BS from Seoul National University and MFA from University of Michigan and Hollins/ADF. In Fall, 2011, Jang was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Hollins University.