Dora / Yuemin Cheng

Born in Nanjing, China, Dora Cheng has recieved traditional Chinese folk dance and classical ballet training since she was young. After graduating a Bacholer of Art in Playwrite in Shanghai, she continued her master study in London and acuqiried a Master of Art in Visual Language of Performance.

Working as freelance playwrite and performance artist, Dora Cheng has been engaging in various art projects in different forms, including traditional and modern theatre, dance, installation, documentary, TV series, photographing, etc. Dedicated to the exploration of sensation transformation via human body in various artistic approches, her present works and researches are focused on the relationship between linguist and physical languages.

Dora currently lives and works in Berlin, Germany.


Professional Artistic Education

2009-2010
M.A. Visual Language of Performance
Wimbeldon College of Art, United Kingdom

2004-2008
B.A. Playwright
Shanghai Theatre Academy, China

1999-2002
Grade Three Classical Ballet
Royal Academy of Dance, United Kingdom / China