FOUNDER AND ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

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Flora Zeta Cheong-Leen was born in Hong Kong and trained at Jean M. Wong School of Ballet from the age of five. At 11 years of age, she was the first Chinese to be accepted into the Royal Ballet School, White Lodge, in London. Upon graduation from the Royal Ballet Senior School, she was selected to join the Royal Ballet Company at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden.Flora won her first dance medal at the International Adeline Genee Competiton, arranged by the Royal Academy of Dance in London, and a choreographic prize at the Dame Ninette De Valois choreographic competition. Another choreographic award was given to her by Sir Frederick Ashton. Having studied choreography under Sir Kenneth MacMillan, Flora also won the Royal Ballet Senior Choreographic Competition. Following her remarkable achievements, Flora was chosen to train with the Paris Opera Company for one year.

Returning to Hong Kong, Flora worked as a dancer and choreographer for the Hong Kong Ballet, as well as an actor and fashion designer. She was invited to become a member of the Board of Governors and Executive Committee of the Hong Kong Ballet.Flora is the Artistic Director and Choreographer of Techno Artist Productions and concentrates her artistic endeavours in performing arts, films, costume and fashion designing. She founded Tian Art Fashion Design House in Hong Kong and London in 1991, and showcased her own designs around the world.

She has been actively involved in numerous charitable organizations through her Tian Art Foundation since 1999, and established her Performing Arts school, The Conservatory of International Style and Cultural Arts (CISCA) in Beijing in 2009.Flora was awarded the Ten Most Outstanding Young Persons Award in 1990 in Hong Kong, The French Chamber of commerce Award of “Women of 21st Century” in 2000, China International Grand Master Fashion Designer Award in 2003 and The World Outstanding Chinese Business and Art Award in 2007 and has also received an Honorary Doctorate.

Awardee of World Outstanding Chinese Award in Performing Arts, Founder and Chairman of the Conservatory of International Style and Cultural Arts, Director of the Hong Kong Ballet and Co-chairman of the Hong Kong Ballet Guild.