Studio Company Dancer
Jie-Siou Wu of New Taipei City, Taiwan, is in his first season with the Washington Ballet. He began his dance training at the age of 12 at Xinpu elementary school and Xinpu Junior High School. During 2016 and 2017, he attended the Taipei National University Of Arts. At the Taiwan Grand Prix 2018, Jie-Siou placed third in the senior division and received a full scholarship from Victoria Schneider to attend the Harid Conservatory. In 2020, he returned to Taiwan to complete his mandatory military service. With the help of Meelis Pakri, in 2021 Jie-Siou auditioned to attend the Kirov Academy Of Ballet and was granted a full scholarship. While at the Kirov, he performed multiple pas de deux from Flames Of Paris, La Fille Mal Gardée and Le Corsaire under the tutelage of Vladimir Djouloukhadze and Joan Boada.
Photo by XMB photography.