The Company

“A rebellious spirit that sets dance free”——People's Daily

Guangdong Modern Dance Company (GMDC), mainland China’s first professional modern dance company, is internationally renowned for its exquisite and captivating performances. The Company was founded in 1992 approved by the People's Government of Guangdong Province.

GMDC has been hailed by The New York Times as “one of the big success stories of international dance” and “a pacesetter with a difference”. Its vision of modern dance as a tool for self-expression has attracted some of the most talented dancers and choreographers in China. Works created by its dancers, resident choreographers, artistic directors and international guest artists have won critical acclaim and overwhelming audience responses around the world. During the past decades, China has witnessed not only the growth of this great modern dance company but also the rise of its many sparkling stars, both at home and abroad.


Chief Executive Officer

Certified as the state first level choreographer of China, LIU Qi is the Vice Chairman of Guangdong Dancers Association. In 1991, she graduated with Bachelor’s Degree of Arts from Chinese Ethnic Dance Department, Beijing Dance Academy. Upon graduation, she took up a teaching post in the Chinese Ethnic Dance Department, Beijing Dance Academy and worked as a lecturer later in 1995. LIU Qi joined the Guangdong Modern Dance Company in 1996 and worked as dancer, teacher and head of the Arts Department. She was the Deputy Artistic Director of the Guangdong Modern Dance Company from 2004 to 2009. In 2006, she was acclaimed as Century Star of Guangdong Province for her oustanding achievements in arts. From 2010 to 2016, LIU Qi was the resident choreographer of the Guangdong Modern Dance Company. She was appointed as the Company Director since 2017. 


Contact us

Add:No.13 Shuiyinheng Rd., Shaheding, Tianhe District, Guangzhou
Tel: +86 (020) 8704 9512 / 189 2612 3585 
Fax: +86 (020) 8704 9721