CANDY COATED
CANDY COATED
A fashion obsessed, tall, contemporary ballerina
 
 

Candy Tong

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B. 1995

San Francisco,CA

Candy Tong was born in San Francisco, California, where she later started her training at the San Francisco Ballet School under full scholarship. She graduated from the English National Ballet School (London, England) where she received a diploma in Dance from the Trinity College, worked with the company, and toured around England for their production of Le Corsaire. Candy has studied at the Pacific Northwest Ballet (Seattle, WA) in the Professional Division and trained under the direction of Drew Jacoby and Muriel Maffre. Prior to joining ENB, Candy won the title of Miss Dance of California in 2013, receiving top marks at nationals. She placed 3rd at Youth America Grand Prix and at the American Ballet Competition and was invited to participate in the Helsinki International Ballet Competition in Finland.


Company

Complexions Contemporary Ballet

Candy is a recent BFA graduate in Dance Performance from the Claire Trevor School of the Arts at University of California, Irvine (‘17) where she was able to complete the program in just 2 1/2 years . Soon after, she was invited to  perform in a few festivals and galas as a freelance professional dancer. Along with her dance career, Candy has been invited to photoshoots all over the country as well as Paris and London. Her work has been showcased at the Galleries Lafayette in Paris, the Huffington Post, and on Nikon Europe's ad campaigns.


Agency

Lucille DiCampli Artist Representation

Most currently, Candy has joined Complexions Contemporary Ballet as an Artist in New York City. To engage more with Ms. Tong, please visit her Instagram (@candytong12) for updates on her journey.

 

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Performances and Awards

 
 

2018

 
 
 
 
 
 

2017

'Ballad Unto' by Dwight Rhoden

USa & international tour WITH COMPLEXIONS CONTEMPORARY BALLET

'Star Dust' a tribute to David Bowie by Dwight Rhoden

Usa & international tour with complexions contemporary ballet

'Bach 25' by Dwight Rhoden

USA & INTERNATIONAL TOUR WITH COMPLEXIONS CONTEMPORARY BALLET

'Gutter Glitter' by Dwight Rhoden

USA Tour with complexions contemporary ballet

 

Complexions Contemporary Ballet Gala

joyce tHeatre, New York

Spark Dance Forum Festival

actors fund arts centre, New York

THINX Underwear Commercial

Los Angeles, California

 

2016

Giselle

Claire trevor school of the arts, university of california, irvine

Complexions Contemporary Ballet Summer Performance

Detroit, Michigan

 

2014

Paquita

English national ballet school

Metanoia by Kerry Nicholls

english naTional ballet school

 

2013

Le Corsaire England Tour

English national ballet

Nutcracker

English national ballet

Miss Dance of California

San Jose, California

Beach Blanket Babylon Scholarship Finalist

San Francisco, California

 

2012 - 2009

Helsinki International Ballet Competition

Helsinki, finland

Nutcracker

Pacific Northwest ballet

The Carreño Dance Festival of Stars Gala

Sarasota,florida

Don Quixote

San Francisco Ballet

Sleeping Beauty

San Francisco Ballet

Nutcracker

San Francisco Ballet

 

 

 

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