CHEN WU-KANG was born in Kaohsiung, Taiwan and started dancing at the age of 12. When he was 16, he was offered a place at the National Taiwan College of Arts and in 1999 won the Gold Medal at Taiwan’s Council of Cultural Affairs “Creative Dance Competition.” After graduating, he received an award from Taiwan’s National Culture and Arts Foundation to study in New York. Mr. Chen joined Eliot Feld’s Ballet Tech Company in 2001 where he became a soloist the following year. In 2005, he co-founded HORSE and created Who & Memories for the company. In 2007, he choreographed and performed in Velocity, which was awarded the Taishin Arts Award for 2007, and was invited to the Joyce Theater in New York the following year. HORSE has toured to Guangzhou, Shanghai, Singapore and Dusseldorf. Mr. Chen continues to perform with Eliot Feld’s MANDANCE PROJECT in New York as well as serving as artistic director for HORSE in Taiwan.