Haowei Zhu Is from Nanjing, China. He received his training at the Beijing Dance Academy where he mastered many ballets including the main roles in Coppelia, Don Quixote, Sleeping Beauty, Giselle, La Bayadere, Napoli and many others. Later he participated in the Youth America Grand Prix where he was awarded with a full scholarship from The Washington School of Ballet in 2014. He worked with Kee Juan Han, Vladimir Diouloukhadze, Rinat Imaev and Xiomara Reyes. While in this school Mr. Zhu had multiple opportunities to perform with The Washington Ballet including masterpieces like Giselle, Aladdin and The Nutcracker among many other works.