Richard Chen See – is the Director of Licensing for the Paul Taylor Dance Foundation and has spent more than 45 years in the dance field internationally and across the USA. After 30 years as a celebrated performer, he remained active in the dance field as a master teacher and a hand-picked regisseur to restage the dance works of Paul Taylor. Companies for whom Mr. Chen See has staged Paul Taylor works include, Wiener Staatsballett, Austria; Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, USA; Ballett am Rhein, Germany; American Ballet Theatre, USA; Queensland Ballet, Australia.
As a teacher, Mr. Chen See is a twice awarded Fulbright Fellowship recipient to New Zealand and India respectively in the discipline of U.S Studies – Dance. He is currently core teaching faculty for the pre-professional conservatory program at Peridance and is permanent guest faculty at The Taylor School, both located in New York City.
Mr. Chen See’s performing career was primarily in concert dance with both ballet and modern dance companies. The range of works in which he assumed roles included Profiteer in “The Green Table” in the 1980’s and in a broad spectrum of nineteenth and twentieth-century classical ballets, as well as originating more than 30 roles in contemporary creations between 1982 and 2008.
His interests outside of dance have led him to extensive involvement in the outdoor recreational industry as a business owner and leader specializing in kayaking for both able-bodied and physically challenged individuals.