765: Creating Balance With Karen Chuang

Karen Chuang is a dancer, teacher, and choreographer based in Los Angeles, California.  As a professional dancer Karen has Creating Balance With Karen Chuangappeared in a variety of television shows, live events, and toured with iconic artists including Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, and Lady Gaga. Karen is represented by Clear Talent Group, and has been a proud member of Entity Contemporary Dance since 2009.  As a choreographer, Karen meshes her different experiences in the urban, commercial, and contemporary dance worlds. She’s presented original works at TEDxUCSD, the Capezio A.C.E. Awards in New York, and the McCallum Choreography Festival in Palm Desert, CA. Recently, Karen was a contributing choreographer for Carly Rae Jepsen’s, “The Dedicated Tour”. Karen was awarded the 2018 Favorite Convention Teacher Award by the Industry Dance Awards. She teaches regularly at Edge Performing Arts Center and is on faculty for Hollywood Vibe Dance Convention.

Karen shares how creating a balance for dance as a career and as her passions allows her to do the things that interest her versus seeking external approval.  She also shares her tips that can help you in your own journey to self confidence.

Bio

Karen Chuang is dancer and choreographer.

Cultural Background

Karen is of Taiwanese descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

Wherever you go, there you are.

Wherever you go, there you are.

Definition of Self Confidence

Self confidence is knowing who you are and believing what you have to share to the world.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Karen used to search for approval from others.

The “AHA” Moment

Karen used to work public relations for Versace and when she was offered to go on a tour dancing, her boss encouraged her to go.  She realizes she balances dancing as how she makes a living and something she loves to do.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Karen lets go of external approval and does things that interests her.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Keep following the things that you are passionate and curious about.

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