Peiling Kao

Peiling Kao

Peiling Kao is a Taiwanese choreographer, educator and dancer. Since moving to the U.S. in 2007, she has been working with choreographers of different aesthetic frameworks, collaborating
with interdisciplinary artists, as well as creating her own work. Peiling’s research and creative interests have been focusing on movement improvisation, bi-cultural and hybrid movement, dance lineages, and interdisciplinary collaboration. In May 2010, she finished her MFA in Dance at Mills College and received an E.L Wiegand Foundation Award for excellence in performance and choreography. Peiling is a recipient of Lo Man-Fei Dance Fund from Cloud Gate Foundation in Taiwan (in 2016), Dean’s Travel Fund from the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, College of Arts and Humanities (in 2016), and was awarded an Isadora Duncan Dance Award (in 2012) and was nominated for another (in 2013). She has taught Modern dance technique, movement improvisation and Taiwanese/Chinese folk dance as a visiting faculty and guest artist at Mills College, Alonzo King LINES Ballet Training Program and BFA program at Dominican University of California, Hollins University, UC Santa Cruz, Western Washington University, Austin Peay State University, California State University East Bay, Shawl-Anderson Dance Center, and Chinese American International School in San Francisco.

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