Dancer Kiana Jung

Kiana Jung (she/her) was born and raised in Vancouver, BC, where she started her dance training at Arts Umbrella from the age of 9. She went on to complete the Professional and Graduate Program under the direction of Artemis Gordon. While studying at Arts Umbrella, Kiana was invited to perform in Ballet BC’s Romeo + Juliet in their 17/18 season, as well as the ITs Festival in Amsterdam in 2017. During her studies she has performed works by Amos Ben-Tal, Mats Ek, Johan Inger, Emily Molnar and Crystal Pite. She has also had the opportunity to work with dance artists such as Eric Beauchesne, Yvan Dubreuil, Bret Easterling, Rafael Sady, Cayetano Soto, Lesley Telford, and Tom Weinberger, among others. Kiana has furthered her training at summer intensives, including the AU international Summer Intensive, San Francisco Conservatory of Dance, and a dance residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Kiana joined Ballet BC in 2019 as an Emerging Artist, and is entering her second full season as a company member. She has performed works by Aszure Barton, Sharon Eyal, and Medhi Walerski, as well as performed in BC Culture Days 2020 and The Dancing On The Edge Festival 2021.

Kiana Jung. Image by Brendan Meadows.