Wong Jyh Shyong

Wong Jyh Shyong is Artistic Director and in house choreographer of Damansara performing Arts Centre, Malaysia.

He received his M.F.A. from Graduate Institute of Choreography, Taipei National University of the Arts in 2013 and B.F.A. from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts with First Class Honors in 2005, and was a dancer with Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan from 2005-2009.

In 2010, he was commissioned by WulaiAtayal Museum Taiwan to create a choreography entitled “Trace – Wulai Tayal”. In 2011, he presented his choreography “Soloing” and “Mirroring” at Mirramu Creative Arts Centre. In collaborate with Elizabeth Dalman, he participated in The 6th Tsai Jui-Yueh Dance Festival 2011, choreographing “Heart Quake” and represents TNUA dance graduate in participating the International ChoreoLab Austria 2011.

In 2012, he restaged his 1st full length choreography entitled “We explore!” for Taipei Fringe 2012. For the 9th Boh Cameronian Arts Awards 2012 in Malaysia, he was awarded the Best Featured Performers award for his homecoming participation in JS dance Theatre“Fragile”. Besides touring with Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan around Asia, United States and Europe, he is actively working as a freelance dancer, choreographer, rehearsal assistant, dance teacher and design artist.

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