Mr Long Zhao is from a family of noted dance artists in China. He started ballet at the age of six and graduated from Beijing Dance Academy as a ballet instructor.

Over 25 years experience performing as a principal dancer with major ballet companies in America, Zhao has worked with many of the great ballet and contemporary choreographers of today and he has toured the world performing a variety of classical repertory.

Over 20 years teaching students from beginner to professional level from professional dance company to university throughout the United Stated and around the world. Mr Zhao received a Master degree in dance from New York University he has a profession at the UWM, and his students currently at the SAB, ENB, NBC, ABT, BBC, KAB and etc.

" The Compactly elegant Long Zhao… Long is brilliant….."
The New York Times

"The dancer Long Zhao has a movement quality we rarely see in some of today's best dancers…" The Herald