Principal Dancer of the Hong Kong Dance Company Limited.
Tang Ya graduated from the Beijing Dance Academy (Chinese Folk Dance), and was awarded several scholarships and outstanding student awards during her study. She toured in the United States, France, Japan, Singapore and Korea while studying at the Academy.
After joining Hong Kong Dance Company, Tang has taken up lead roles in numerous performances. Her awards included Gold Prize of the 2005 International Arts Festival in Korea, Jury’s Award in the 5th National Dance Competition, Award for Young Artists at the Hong Kong Arts Development Awards (2011), Outstanding Performance by a Female Dancer at the 2016 Hong Kong Dance Awards, and “Ten Outstanding New Hong Kong Young Person” Award in 2018.