Faculty

KE KE

Ms. Ke Ke is the founder, lead choreographer, and principal instructor at Angel Performing Arts, Inc. (Angel Dance) and Angel Dance Company (ADC). Ms. Ke Ke’s dance career began at age 6 in Beijing, China. In 1998, she joined the Beijing Dance Academy and quickly became a well-recognized figure in the Chinese national dance circuit and was acclaimed for her roles in several national dance productions. While maintaining an active dancing schedule, Ms. Ke Ke also taught at Central China Television (CCTV) station, where she developed a reputation as the dance instructor for some of China’s best-known film and TV actors. Ms. Ke Ke’s successful career brought her to the United States in 2001. She first taught for several dance companies in greater Chicago. In late 2001, she formed Angel Performing Arts in order to deliver traditional and authentic Chinese dance program as performing arts. In 2004, Ms. Ke Ke and Angel Dance relocated to Boston. Ms. Ke Ke and Angel Dance have been well-recognized ever since as the leading choreographer and most established Chinese dance school, respectively, throughout New England. She has choreographed and directed more than sixty outstanding dance performances and routines, including “In the Depth of Bamboos”, “Plum in Snow”, “Lily in the Wind” and “Dancing Youth”. With a firm belief and vision to integrate the traditional Chinese dance into mainstream dances in the US, Ms. Ke Ke has reached out and cultivated extensive relationships with her American counterparts and has been widely recognized in her profession and acclaimed by the dance communities in the region.


Xiaowan Yan
Choreographer and Teacher

Miss Xiaowan Yan is a choreographer and teacher with over five years of professional performance and teaching experience. In 2014, Yan tested into the world renowned Alvin Ailey School where she is finishing a three-year program with professional training in ballet, modern, choreography, Horton technique, Dunham technique, jazz, pilates, health and nutrition, and music.
Miss Yan graduated from Shanghai Theater Academy with a degree in Chinese Classical Dance Performance. During the years 2009 to 2011 she won the first place scholarship for the academy. In the 10th Taoli Cup she placed third in Division A for her personal program and has performed leading roles in many of China’s classical dance dramas including Yang Guifei and Red. In addition to her performance experience, Yan also has professional education in Chinese classical dance, Chinese folk dance, modern, contemporary, choreography, teaching methodology, cultural and psychological education. Yan has been teaching for Angel Performing Arts since 2014 and is loved by all her students and their parents! Ms Yan is Principal instructor and Director of NADA dance company.


Tian Wang
Choreographer and Teacher

Miss Tian (Cherry) Wang is a choreographer and teacher with over five years of professional performance and teaching experience. Cherry graduated with a degree in Chinese Dance from Jiangsu Artist Academy. Her staging of Picking Tea won second place in Shenzhen Children Flowering Arts Dance Competition. In the three years she has been in the US, Wang has acted as choreographer and instructor for numerous dance companies and arts academies, with many years of teaching experience with both Eastern and Western methods. In recent years, Wang has dedicated her time to training many talented students, staged hundreds of works and coached students of all ages that have earned top prizes in American dance competitions!


Hannah Wang
Choreographer and Teacher

2019 graduate from Lesley University with Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health counseling, specialized in Dance/Movement Therapy
2015 Cultural exchange with a focus on dance at the University of Kentucky
2014 graduated from Inner Mongolia University with Bachelor of Arts, major in Folk Dance


Sydni Jiang
Choreographer and Teacher

Miss. Sydni Jiang (江红) has been an active solo artist in the Greater Boston Area since 2010.  She has performed with various companies (namely: Jazz Inc, Boston Community Dance Project, Rainbow Tribe and Angel Dance Company) and held the position of Artistic Director of Dance Revelasian, a New-England-based non-profit dance company. Sydni attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst where she studied ballet, modern, jazz and choreography composition, Chinese language and literature, and is currently pursuing her degree in Arts Management. In 2017, she was selected as a choreographer for the Theatre Guild’s production of Chicago: The Musical and presented research at the American College Dance Association.
Specializing in Chinese classical, ethnic and contemporary dance, Sydni also has professional training in jazz, ballet, modern and contemporary dance technique and performance. As a 2016 Fulbright-Scholar, she traveled to China to study language and dance Shaanxi Normal University. While there, she had the opportunity to take master classes at the renowned Beijing Dance Academy, Beijing LDTX Dance Company, and was a guest performer at the China Bridge Chinese Proficiency Competition (Xi’an). Sydni also attended master workshops hosted by Diane Laurenson and Cloud Gate Dance Theatre. Sydni’s performances and choreography have won high awards at competitions, including First Place and Best Overall Performance at the Overseas Taoli Cup NYC International Dance Competition, as well as Best Choreography at Elite Dance Challenge. She has been highlighted as a soloist and performer for city-wide events, television series, international choreography projects and an award-winning dance drama. She is excited to share the gift of dance with the families of Angel Performing Arts!


Xueqing Wang
Choreographer and Teacher

Miss Xueqing Wang has over five years of professional performance and teaching experience. Originally from Beijing, she has performed in America, England and Greece as international guest and received high reviews. XueQing has performed the pieces Luofu’s Spring Stroll, Dream of Spring Chamber, and Zanha and won many awards. In addition to her skills in Chinese classical and folk dance, she has staged and performed jazz and cheerleading routines and travels to Florida every year for national competition!


Ralitsa Kalmukova
Rhythmic Gymnastics head coach and instructor

Ms. Ralitsa Kalmukova is a former rhythmic gymnast from Bulgaria with more than 10 years of experience in training and coaching. She is the owner and head coach of North East Rhythmic School of Gymnastics and Dance, a nonprofit school in Massachusetts, established to promote the sport of rhythmic gymnastics. Under her guidance, Ralitsa’ students won many state, regional, and, national titles in competitions. She brings her vast training experiences from one of the best rhythmic gymnastics sports programs/countries in the world. Along with her master’s degree in Molecular Science, Ms. Kalmukova has the best understanding and approach to proper stretching, conditioning, and, body awareness. Her classes help the students to grow as mentally and physically strong, driven, and, disciplined individuals.


Madeleine Bonn
Ballet Teacher

Madeleine Bonn received her training at San Francisco Ballet School from 1989 – 2000 where she was a recipient of the Rosalie Hellman Merit Award for outstanding achievement. She performed extensively with the company’s corps de ballet as well as children’s roles such as “Clara” in The Nutcracker. She also studied at the Royal Ballet of London, Boston Ballet, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, and Alonzo King’s Lines Ballet. She has danced professionally with San Francisco Ballet, Ballet Sibiu of Transylvania, and was a guest of the National Ballet of Mongolia. She has been a principal dancer with Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre since 2005 and is also a certified teacher with American Ballet Theatre’s National Training Curriculum. Madeleine is excited to take her first steps at Angel Performing Arts and is dedicated to passing on the technique, self-discipline, and above all, the joy that comes with movement and music.


Christopher John Phillips
Ballet Teacher

Originally from the sandy shores of Cape Cod, Christopher John Phillips is filled with joy to join Angel Performing Arts. Christopher is a graduate from SUNY: Purchase with a B.F.A in Performance and Choreography and has fortunately trained with some of the best teachers in the world which include Jacqueline Akhmedova, Ilya Kuznetsov, Misha Tchoupakov and Sueann Townsend. Chris’s dancing includes performing for companies such as City Ballet of Boston, Vacanti Ballets, North Atlantic Dance Theater, International Ballet Company, Pioneer Valley Ballet, Amherst Ballet, and the Cape Cod Dance Festival.


Kseniya Melyukhina
Ballet Teacher



YaQiong Guo
Ballet Teacher

雅琼老师 特聘芭蕾舞教师
性格开朗,和蔼可亲
北京舞蹈学院芭蕾教师资格证书

毕业于辽宁芭蕾舞团附属芭蕾舞蹈学校 芭蕾舞表演专业;大学毕业于沈阳音乐学院 芭蕾舞表演和教育专业。
雅琼老师多次访美学习及任课,深受学校领导和家长们的高度认可并推荐到天使舞蹈学校任教。雅琼老师:“我会用心对待热爱每一位学生,使学生热爱舞蹈,在舞蹈中体会快乐~”



曾竹戈老师
是一位优秀的花腔女高音歌唱家,她的演唱声音甜美,音色统一,具有很强的穿透力,是一位很有音乐天赋的艺术家!1998年获得加拿大麦基麦斯特大学声乐学士学位。2000年获得加拿大维尔费瑞德大学歌剧表演证书。曾竹戈在2001年被提名为Dora Mavor最佳歌唱演员,2000年获得加拿大合唱协会青年艺术家比赛奖,1997年获得泊尔音乐节奖,1993年获得华人北美洲歌唱大赛头奖。多年来,曾竹戈老师在北美参加了多部歌剧的演出,如莫扎特的著名歌剧“魔笛”等。她在加拿大多伦多歌剧院的首演歌剧“Iron Road”中出演女一号。
曾老师有多年的教学经验,和蔼可亲,培养了很多喜欢音乐的孩子们!颇受家长和小朋友们的赞誉和喜爱。