Born in: Taipei, Taiwan
Education: I-Shin Dance Studio, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Sylvia Wu, I-Shiang Liu, Yu-Chen Pan, Ou Lu, Stella Lau, Zhao Min Hua
Ting Yu graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) with first class honors in 2013. In 2010-2013. She was awarded the Hong Kong SAR Government Scholarship and the HKAPA School of Dance Choreographic Scholarship in 2012. She was also a semi-finalist in the Genée International Ballet Competition, held in London in 2010. She has worked with the Hong Kong Ballet in their production of Swan Lake in 2011. Ting Yu has performed leading roles in Les Sylphides, excerpts from Don Quixote, Paquita by Maruis Petipa, Angry Score by Brian Carey Chung in Joffrey Ballet Summer Intensive Performance at New York Symphony Space. Other repertory includes Peasant Pas de Deux, Four temperaments by George Balanchine, Persisting Memories by Cathy Marston, As Yet Unknown, Unfinished by Cho-–Yi in BNU, and Traeumer by Ismael Ivo. She was an attendee at the International Creative Dance Seminar and performed Shelter by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar at the American Dance Festival in Henan China. Ting Yu has recently worked with Chamber Ballet Taipei as a demi soloist in 2013 production. She was also awarded the prestigious Margaret Zee Outstanding Performer Award in 2013 by the HKAPA School of Dance. Ting-Yu joined Mystic Ballet in 2013.
Ting-Yu can move her ears without using her hands.