DIAN DONG is a graduate of The Juilliard School, and studied with Shirley Ubell, Vladimir Dokoudovsky, Alfredo Corvino, and Doris Rudko. As as dancer she appeared with Anna Sokolow's Players' Project, Kathryn Posin, Janet Soares, Lance Westergard, Kazuko Hirabayashi, Walter Nicks, Lincoln Center Institute, and a national tour of The King and I. She has taught a NYU School of Education, Montclair State College, Center for Modern Dance Education, and Chen Dance Center. Ms. Dong organizes and designs the education programs for CDC's homebased and residency programs. In partnership with her husband, H.T. Chen, she is active in both the business and artistic aspects of operating a modern dance company, thriving school, and busy theater.