션윈에 참여한 시기: 2008
정다오융은 2014년 NTDTV 주최 국제 전통 중국무용 경연대회에서 금상을 수상했다. 같은 대회에서 2012년 은상 및 2010년 동상을 수상한 바 있다. 2005년 타이페이 무용 콩쿠르에서 2위에 입상했고, 2007년 같은 대회에서 3위에 입상했다. 뉴욕 페이톈예술학교에서 중국 고전무용을 전공했다.
Meaning of Chinese name: If you write it yǒng zhèng dào (永正道), it means “Forever on a righteous path.”
Born in: Taipei, Taiwan.
Languages: Mandarin, English, Chinglish, some Taiwanese.
Favorite tour country: Australia.
Make up takes: 30 min.
Warm-up method: Stretch, then kick, then jump and flip about 25 minutes before the show.
Intermission activity: More stretching and clearing the mind.
Post-show wind-down: Sleep.
Favorite character to portray on stage: Lady general Mu Guiying.
Favorite prop: Spear (see Mu Guiying, above).
# of 2016 costumes: 13.
Most memorable audience reaction: Once, during Mystical Phoenix (2009), I was in the middle of performing a technique and was backing up when I saw a guy in the front row waving at me.
Travel day food: Salad. Or Ramen.
Hardest thing about tour: Keeping away from the really good food.
Favorite birthday dessert: Chinese fruit cake.
Favorite ethnic cuisine: Hole-in-the-wall Taiwanese restaurants.
Catch phrase: “My dear…”
Favorite shoes: Flip-flops, to give the dance-weary feet some air.
Movie genre: Superheroes, like Avengers.
Favorite Chinese historical figure: Wei Qing, a general from the Han Dynasty, because he was very humble even though he had great power.
As a kid, wanted to be when grown up: A dancer.