Bio

 

Fang-Yi Sheu, praised as the finest present-day embodiment of Martha Graham’s technique and tradition.

              -The New York Times

 

A native of Taiwan, Fang-Yi Sheu received her BFA from Taipei National University of the Arts, where she studied Martha Graham technique with Ross Parkes.

Ms.Sheu is a former Principal Dancer for Martha Graham Dance Company and the founder of Fang-Yi Sheu & Artists.,

She has received numerous awards including the 2005 President's Order of Brilliant Star (Taiwan), the 2007 National Award for the Arts (Taiwan), and Ballettanz magazine’s 2008 Outstanding Female Dancer. She was the first Asian artist-in-residency at the Baryshnikov Arts Center.

Ms.  Sheu has collaborated with brilliant dance groups and artists including Martha Graham Dance Company Cloud Gate Dance Theatre, Lin Hwai-Min, Eliot Feld, Shen Wei, Akram Khan, Christopher Wheeldon, Wendy Whelan, San Jijia, Aszure Barton and world class conductor Riccardo Muti ,multimedia artist David Michalek many more talented artists.

Fang-Yi Sheu & Artists in which she seeks to continue to expand her passion for performing art as well as sharing her experience to the upcoming generations of performing artists.