Lucia Che Ying Tong

dancer, actor, choreographer

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Lucia Tong studied Chinese dance from an early age and continued her training as a member of the Hong Kong National Rhythmic Gymnastics Team. Lucia was introduced to modern dance while earning her B.Sc. in Environmental Science at the University of California-Berkeley.  She has since worked with contermporary dance, dance theatre, multi-media, circus, and commercial dance companies.

 

Lucia has performed and taught in North America, Asia, and Europe with Protein Dance, Kieran Sheehan Dance Theatre, Foundation of Indian Performing Arts, Upswing Aerial, Troika Ranch and the Joe Good Performance Group amongst others.

 

Lucia is the founder of Pangea Art which aims to create cross-disciplinary performances through   collaborations with artist from different backgrounds.  She is also co-director of Arts 4 Human Rights, a charity which works to use arts to highlight local and international social justice issues.

Lucia Tong's performances have been described as:

 

"always the focus, thanks to her expressive face"

(Linda Eisenstein-The Plain Dealer)

 

"a joy to watch"

(Sheila Tracy-The Stage)

Photos (L clockwise): Jana Chiellino & Bruce Atherton, Silvia Cruz, Nick White,  Chiellino & Atherton, Marso  

Homepage photo :Oscar Sol, Rimantas Steponavicius, Jana Chiellino & Bruce Atherton, Simon Richoardson. Bottom Photos L-R: (N.El-Desouky, E.Rupert, A. Davis, S.Bara)