Trained as a dancer. Highly decorated officer, PLA. Studies in the US and Europe. 1995, returned to China. Artist and opinion leader in today's Chinese society. Founder, Jin Xing Dance Theatre, the country's first independent dance company. Led it to international acclaim. Roles in movies and theatre plays. Since 2012, host of own TV talk show. Recipient of awards, including: honorary doctor degrees, UK; Chevalier de l'Ordre des Lettres et des Artistes, French Government.