February 14, 1977

“My Chinese side comes out in my dancing. There’s a certain in-the-moment sentimentality, an appreciation for the smallest details.”  Yuan Yuan Tan

Yuan Yuan Tan Chinese Ballet Dancer is born.

Yuan Yuan Tan is a Chinese ballet dancer. She is the prima ballerina of San Francisco Ballet where she holds the rank of principal dancer. She also holds the title of guest principal dancer at Hong Kong Ballet.

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