Born and raised in Southern California, Liane Aung finished her sixth season with Whim W’Him Contemporary Dance Company under the direction of Olivier Wevers in Seattle, WA. With Whim W’Him, Liane had the opportunity to perform and collaborate in original creations with Joseph Hernandez, Ihsan Rustem, Maurya Kerr, Yin Yue, Flockworks Dance, Miceala Taylor, Mark Caserta, Penny Saunders, Banning Bouldin, Annabelle Lopez-Ochoa, Danielle Agami, Brendan Duggan, Zoe Scofield and Sidra Bell, amongst others.
As a freelance dancer, Liane has had the pleasure to collaborate and create with Yin Yue Dance Company YYDC, Erica Essner Performance Co-Op, Seattle Dance Collective, KT Neihoff, Entity Contemporary Dance Company, Schoen Movement Company and Flockworks Dance.
In Southern California, five seasons were spent dancing with Backhausdance where Liane performed original works and repertoire under the direction of Artistic Director, Jenny Backhaus.
At the University of California, Irvine Liane received her Bachelor’s in Fine Arts Degree in Dance Performance with a minor in Digital Arts. She had the honor to perform and learn legendary works from the late Donald McKayle with UCI’s Etude Ensemble, a pre-professional ensemble geared to experience company life in a collegiate setting.