Amy Chiang

Atlanta, GA

Amy was born and raised in The Republic of China (Taiwan). Amy came to the U.S. at the young age of 14. Prior to her migration, she grew up in a household that put heavy emphasis on education and the Chinese classic. Her father imbued her with studying Chinese culture and art, especially calligraphy & Chinese dance. Amy was accepted into the Taiwanese Dance Experimental Program at 8 years old, training in Chinese Opera, Chinese Classical and Folk Dancing, Ballet, Modern Dance, and Dance Improvisation under the direction of Cloud Gate Dance of Taiwan. She was also trained vigorously in piano & voice. Yoga & Tai Chi were daily practices in her family. Amy attended both high school and college in the Bay Area of California. She received her B.A. in Dance/Theater from San Jose State University, under the direction of Gary Master (Jose Limon Dance Company co-artistic director) and Fred Matthews

After her college graduation, Amy moved to New York City to pursue her dreams. For over a decade, she has traveled the world, appearing in national tours and performing abroad with major modern dance companies. Among her most vital work experiences is a role in the Broadway National Tour of the 'King and I' under direction of Baayork Lee. She was a premiere cast member of first U.S. production of the French rock opera, 'Notre Dame de Paris,' directed by Gilles Maheu of Montreal. Among her regional theater experiences are 'Cats' and 'Miss Saigon.' She attributes her professional successes to collaboration with various artists in dance, visual art, and multi-media. She has also performed in commercial works such as the MTV Music Awards Show, Elan Award, various music videos, print ads, private industrial shows (PGA tours and celebrity parties) and other small roles in independent films. Adding to her diverse credits is a role in a Matthew Barney's art film, 'Creamaster 5', was featured in modern art museums all over the world.

Amy is a certified yoga instructor, having taught private clients and within various studios and health clubs in New York City. Her language( Chinese Mandarin) teaching experience includes Musical Kids International, under the direction of Yolanda Borras in New York City, and the Lango Langauge Learning program in Atlanta, private tutors for home school kids to adults. As a guest artist, she has taught dance in high schools and colleges in California as well as private studios in New York City.

  • Education
    • San Jose State University
    • Kennesaw State University Graduate College