Sorah Yang is a choreographer, teacher, and entrepreneur who was born and raised in the Bay Area, and received her B.S. in Business Administration from USC. Some dance career highlights include traveling to 27 countries worldwide and over 30 colleges around the United States to teach and perform, providing choreography and movement coaching for major K-pop artists, performing with Billie Eilish at Coachella, miscellaneous industry work (TV shows, commercials, etc.), founding Vessel Dance Company, and delivering a TEDx Talk where she discussed her nonlinear path from a marketing 9-to-5 to a career in the arts. Through sharing her work online, she has amassed a digital presence which has led to creative partnerships with major brands like Adobe and Hyundai. Yang has been recognized by the World of Dance Awards as a two-time nominee for Female Choreographer of the Year, as well as being named one of Dance Magazines “25 to Watch in 2021.”
Yang operates a clothing brand for dancers, which frequently partners and gives back to nonprofit initiatives. She most recently worked as the Associate Choreographer for the Broadway-bound Britney Spears Musical from 2019-2020.
As an educator, Yang is passionate about offering inclusive, creative, and genuinely impactful programming that helps students identify and leverage their unique and individual powers to contribute to the betterment of society. She believes in the importance of dismantling internalized social constructs in order for each student to reach their most realized potential.
In 2020, she developed an online course called “The Artful Balance of Business and Dance,” providing in-depth mentorship, creative development, and career guidance for students around the world.