- MA Arts Pedagogy and Practice, Goldsmiths, University of London (UK)
- BA (Hons) Music, Kingston University, UK
- Diploma in Performing Arts (Dance), Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Hong Kong
- Diploma in Performing Arts (Music), LASALLE-SIA College of the Arts (Singapore)
Susan Yeung is a producer, artistic director, choreographer, educator and performer. She graduated with an MA in Arts Pedagogy and Practice from Goldsmiths, University of London, and a BA(Hons) Music from Kingston University (UK). She was awarded the City Contemporary Dance Company Prize upon her graduation at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.
Susan has choreographed and performed internationally since 1998, and joined Ecnad Project as a professional performer in 2002. She has served as assessor, adjudicator, artistic mentor and facilitator for professional companies, universities, national competitions and festivals since 2003, including National Arts Council, Ministry of Education, The Esplanade, Singapore Show Choir Festivals and Singapore Youth Festivals, among others. Having produced and toured works to local and international festivals since 2005 as the associate producer of COLLECTIVE mayhem, Susan also worked as the show choreographer for local and overseas events under Xsystem Entertainment from 2007 to 2010. She joined LASALLE as the programme coordinator for BA(Hons) Dance programme in 2010. In the same year, she was featured in the newsprint as an ‘Uprising artist in Singapore dance scene’.
Apart from her enthusiasm as the artistic mentor for a large number of performances and festivals, her mentorship has also supported the development of emerging choreographers such as the winners of national choreographic competition Sprouts in 2012 and 2013, and the inception of Sri Lanka International Performing Arts Festival in 2013. Susan was also appointed as a panel assessor for the National Arts Council in 2013, and was nominated as the chairperson for the Small Company and Independent Artist Showcase of World Dance Alliance Singapore in 2015. As she continues her independent productions with international artists of various disciplines, Susan conceptualised and initiated virtual residency project International Creative Network in 2020, in partnership with the overseas dance companies and multi-disciplinary artists.
Currently a lecturer at the School of Dance & Theatre of LASALLE College of the Arts, Susan has served as artistic director and mentor for close to 40 major and public dance productions and events for LASALLE since 2010. She often serves as rehearsal director for the works presented by LASALLE, in addition to her contribution as a choreographer and artistic curator for the festivals and touring works. Susan's choreographic research includes a series of practice-based research works that were developed and performed in several local and international festivals from 2016 to 2019, while her educational research on peer feedback has also been invited to overseas symposiums and conferences since 2018.