Phénix (Sheau-Fon) Lin
CHOREOGRAPHER / STAGE DIRECTOR
A native of Taiwan, Phénix studied dance and music from an early age. At 16, she joined the Cloud Gate Taipei Contemporary Dance Theatre and toured through Asia, North America, Australia and Europe. She finally settled in France in 1989 where she collaborated on various dance and theatre projects as a performing artist and choreographer.
In 1998, Phénix joined the cast of several musical comedies as assistant choreographer and performing artist, among these Cindy, Cendrillon 2002, Don Juan and Les Enfants du Soleil. 1998 also marked the beginning of her long-term involvement with the artists of Notre-Dame de Paris, with whom she travels the world until 2012 at the beginning as a dancer and then as assistant director-choreographer.
As assistant director and choreographer, Phénix also had a hand in creating two shows for the dance company, Carbone 14: La Bibliothèque and Silences et cris, directed by Gilles Maheu. This last collaboration earned her a nomination for the Masque for Best Special Contribution to Choreography.
In 2007, she took part in the creation of Zaia for Cirque du Soleil that was presented at the Venetian in Macao. She assisted the director Érick Villeneuve and choreographed shows for the Shanghai Circus, Era – Intersection of Time in 2005 and Kaleido in 2010 and in 2013 she choreographed the CPAA’s production of Immortal Chi ‘’the ultimate quest for balance’’ presented in Beijing and on tour worldwide.
She assisted the Belgian producer and stage director Franco Dragone in his creation the Han Show presented in Wuhan China, was associate director for the production Dai Show in Xishuangbanna China and also created the choreographies of the outdoor evening shows at the Rixos Land of Legends resort in Turkey.
Most recently she acted as assistant director for Destiny produced by Scéno Plus Productions in Macau, participated in the development of an outdoor water show for APES in Shenzhen China. She also created the choreographies for the new Cirque du Soleil production X-The Land of Fantasy that Premiered in Hangzhou China as well as staging the and designing the choreographic and acrobatic movements of Splendor presented in WuXi China and produced by Dragone Entertainment Group.CV