SECOND SOLOIST

Chenxin Liu

Chenzhou, Hunan, China

Joined Boston Ballet in 2023

Biography

Chenxin Liu trained at the Beijing Dance Academy before joining Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet School’s Aspirant Program. She joined the Royal Winnipeg Ballet as an Apprentice in 2012 and was promoted to principal dancer in 2021.

Her repertoire includes George Balanchine’s Serenade and Allegro Brillante, Val Caniparoli’s A Cinderella Story, William Forsythe’s Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude, Mark Godden’s Dracula and Miroirs, Greg Horsman’s La Bayadère, James Kudelka’s Vespers and The Four Seasons, Jorden Morris’ Peter Pan, Marius Petipa’s The Sleeping Beauty, Twyla Tharp’s The Princess & The Goblin, Rudi van Dantzig’s Romeo & Juliet, Toer van Schayk’s Seventh Symphony, Mauricio Wainrot’s Carmina Burana, Septime Webre’s The Wizard of Oz, Peter Wright’s Giselle, Lila York’s The Handmaid’s Tale and Celts, Galina Yordanova’s Swan Lake, and Galina Yordanova and Nina Menon’s The Nutcracker. In 2010, Liu performed the Don Quixote pas de deux at the Monaco Dance Forum. In 2011, she attended the Banff Summer Arts Festival, where she performed the principal role in Balanchine’s Allegro Brillante

Liu joined Boston Ballet as a second soloist in 2023.