Born in Vietnam and lived in France, Hao is a mom of two teenagers. Hao founded HaoExpression with the endeavor to give children and adults, artists and non-artist a platform to express themselves artistically.
With over 30 years of training in music, dance, voice and expressive arts in Paris and in California, Hao has been bridging Western, European and Asian influences in creating beautiful original full length stage performances.
Besides directing HaoExpression's theater productions, Hao guest co-directed the Celebration of Oneness Performance sponsored by the Bahai's Church of Palo Alto.
Hao learned ballet as a child but really got into serious ballet as an adult in the French tradition of Ballet with former soloist dancer Rodolphe Cassand of Ballet National de Marseille Roland Petit.
Hao teaches Ballet Basics according to the French tradition of ballet. She gives her students a clean and solid based to build on.
BODY MYTHOLOGY. MOVEMENT THEATER.
Hao studied with Post Modern Dance Pioneer Anna Halprin and Art Therapy Pioneer Daria Halprin. She teaches her students to express themselves authentically in a way that help change their lives to the better.
Hao studied and practiced for more than 10 years with zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, who ordained her in the order of Interbeing.
Hao is a Tamalpa Life/Art Practitioner, and an ISMETA Registered Somatic Movement Educator (International Somatic Movement Educators and Therapy Association.)
She uses Tamalpa Life/Art approach to help individuals and collectives find inner ressources to express themselves creatively, authentically and artistically, on stage in life.
Hao, a mix of creativity, tenderness and talent.