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Alvin Song

Principal Dancer


Born in: South Kingston, Rhode Island
With Shen Yun Since: 2009

Alvin Song won first place in New Tang Dynasty Television’s International Classical Chinese Dance Competition in 2016 (adult male division) after having won third place in the same competition in both 2014 and 2012. He specialized in classical Chinese dance at Fei Tian Academy of the Arts and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Classical Chinese Dance from Fei Tian College, both in New York.


Personally Speaking...

Chinese Name: Song Aiwen (宋艾文)
Meaning of Chinese given name: Ai = name of a plant, Wen = erudite
Born in: Rhode Island, 1992
Lived in: Beijing and New Brunswick, NJ
Favorite color: Doesn’t exist in this dimension
Favorite food: Everything edible
Favorite car: My dad’s Lexus
Favorite activity: Piano and tennis
Pre-show boost: Focus!
Intermission: Do toe raises
Favorite tour country: France, because it’s so beautiful