Corps de Ballet
Joined Boston Ballet in 2012
Daoyuan Chen of Shanghai, China joined Boston Ballet in 2012 as a company dancer. He began his training at the Shanghai Ballet School before receiving a merit scholarship to study with Hamburg Ballet School in Germany. Upon graduation in 2009, Chen joined Hamburg Ballet at the invitation of artistic director John Neumeier. He has received a myriad of awards throughout his career, including a silver medal at the Beijing National Ballet Competition, 3rd place at the 2007 Seoul International Ballet Competition as well as achieving the distinction of a finalist at the 35th annual Prix de Lausanne.