Shi Jingxin

Choreographer (China)

Shi Jingxin (China, Lanzhou, 1982) is a choreographer, director and contemporary artist. Born in Lanzhou, Shi grew up in Shanghai, studied in Beijing, awoke in Paris and transformed in New York. Having studied with choreographers, Chen Weiya and Deng Yijiang, and the contemporary dance master, Susan Buirge in France, she then went to America to study under the pioneer drama master, Richard Schechner. She was the youngest choreographer working on the 29th Beijing Olympic Games’ Opening Ceremony and was a special invited artist at the American Dance Festival. She founded XIN-ART-LAB in 2009, combining Chinese contemporary dance with multi-media. Her work has been shown at the Aperto Festival (Teatro dell'Artc Milano, Italy), as part of "Twelve Days of Chinese Dance," the Chinese Ministry of Culture’s National Theatre Group (National Center for Performing Art, Beijing) at the Shanghai Spring International Music Festival, Singapore Fringe Festival, Beijing Dance Festival, amongst other festivals both in China and abroad. In 2015, she also created the body-training method, Body Architect “Zero – Movement Point.”.