Chen, Yungchia

Associate Professor

Chen, Yungchia

Professor Chen is praised for his broad knowledge of Chinese ethnic dance, folk dance, and classical Chinese dance. Previously he was an instructor at Fei Tian Academy of the Arts, Central University for Nationalities (China), and National Taiwan Sports University. He is a former Council Member of the Dance Association of the Republic of China (Taiwan). He is also an exceptional dancer, having won the gold medal at New Tang Dynasty Television’s 2007 inaugural International Classical Chinese Dance Competition, the International Cultural Exchange Award at the Kitakyushu International Dance Competition (Japan) and the silver medal (for choreography) at the same competition, and the Gardener Award (for pedagogy) at the 6th National Peach and Plum Cup Dance Competition (China). He graduated from Central University for Nationalities (China). He joined the faculty at Fei Tian College in 2011 and is also a choreographer for Shen Yun Performing Arts.