Dr. Jang Don (CMA, MA, PH.D) (AKA Dr.Jang SeHyoung Don)

 

E-mail: shj233@nyu.edu

Tel: 1) 201-898-1650

Professional info

 

  • Representatives for America to World Professional Championships in seven (7) Categories: Professional American Style Smooth, Rhythm, 9 Dance, International Standard, Latin, 10 dance, Show Dance

 

  • Founders and Advocates of the Asian-American Festival held in New Jersey, USA

 

     Dr. Jang (SeHyoung) Don, originally from South Korea, went to New York to train as a competitor in Ballroom & Latin dance and won the Ohio Star Ball, Professional Rising Star American Style Champion trophy with partner and wife Adele.  They danced for Englan in three categories; professional 10 dance, ballroom show dance, and latin show dance. Currently, they dance for America in three categories; professional American Style Smooth, Rhythm, and 9 Dance.

     He gained a wealth of experience while traveling the world as a professional competitor, also studied for his Master degree in Dance Education at New York University, and earned a Doctoral degree in Dance at SungKyunKwan University, which is known as the world renowned SAMSUNG foundation. He is 6th Dan Black Belt, a Grandmaster in TaeKwonDo, and Ballroom dance instructor licensed from ISTD.

     Dr. Jang and Adele’s dance life was televised for a human documentary in many Korean and American Broadcasting stations, such as KBS, MBC, YTN, EBS, and Voice of America.

Expertise 

 

DanceSport, International Ballroom & Latin, American Smooth & Rhythm, TaeKwon Dance, TaeKwonDo, Somatic, Gyrotonic, Laban & BF

Language

 

English, Korean

  Competition Achievement 

 

  • World Masters Professional American Smooth Champions (Florida, USA)

  • Blackpool Professional American Rhythm Finalists 2017 (Blackpool, England)

  • Ohio Star Ball, Professional 9 Dance Champions 2018 & 2019 (Ohio, USA)

  • Winner of American Star Ball Professional Rising Star Ballroom & Professional Open 10 Dance Champion, NJ, USA, 2015

  • Winner of Eastern United States Professional Rising Star Ballroom & Professional Open 10 Dance Champion, Boston, 2014 & 2015

  • Maryland Open DanceSport Championships Professional Rising Star Latin Dance Champion, Maryland, USA, 2015

  • 1st place winners of The English Open Professional 10 Dance Championships, London, England, 2013

  • IDTA-KDTA Cup International DanceSport Championships, Open Professional Ballroom & Latin Champions, Seoul, Korea, 2013

  • British Professional Classical (Ballroom) Show Dance Champions, London, England, 2011

  • U.K. Open Professional 10 Dance Champions, London, England, 2010

  • BDFI Korea Open Cup International Championships, Professional Latin & Ballroom Champions, Seoul, Korea, 2009

  • 1st place winners of Professional American Style 9 (Smooth & Rhythm) Dance Champions at Eastern U.S. DanceSport Champioinships, Boston, USA, 2009

Education

 

 

 

 

 

 

Doctorate Degree in Dance at SungKyunKwan University (SAMSUNG Foundation)
 

 

 

 

 

 

Certified Movement Analysts (C.M.A)
Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies (LIMS®)

 

 

 

 

 

 

M.A in Dance Education (Steinhardt, CEHD), New York University

 

 

Professional Certification

 

  • Certified Laban/ Bartenieff Institute Movement Studies (C.M.A)- LIMS®

  • GYROTONIC™ Instructor License

  • Certified Youth Education Leader Instructor

  • Certified Life Sports Instructor (Sports for All)

  • Certified Sports Massage Practitioner

  • Certified Volunteer Leaders

  • Highly Commended Ballroom Dance Instructor (Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing- ISTD)

  • 6th Dan Black Belt Grand Master, Tae Kwon Do™ Instructor License

  • 7th Dan Black Belt Grand Master, TaeKwon Dance™ Instructor License

  • Coach, Trainer, and Adjudicator in Roller Skating(KRSA)

  • Coach & Trainer in Wind Surfing(KWA)

  • Scuba Diving(CMAS) License

  • Certified Director of Clean, Protect the Environment

  • HAM Radio Operator License(ARRL), Call Sign/ Number: KC2PCA, FRN:0014588800, USA & KOREA,

Community Service/ Fundraising

 

  • Fundraising Special Ballroom & Latin Dance Performance for KCC. Organized by KCC, Marriott Hotel, New Jersey, USA

  • Fundraising Performance for Hartlepool Hospice. Organized by Carol and Dave Hammond, Hartlepool, England

  • Ballroom Dance and DanceSport Training for SungKyunKwan University Dance Team, Representatives of JongRho City, 2012-2013

  • Volunteer for Cancer Research UK, Fundraising for Brest Cancer. Organized by Cancer Research UK, London, England, 2011

  • Fundraising Performance for Hartlepool Hospice. Organized by Carol and Dave Hammond, Hartlepool, England, 2009 

  • Fundraising Performance for Senior Citizens, Tae Kwon Do and Latin Dance Performance at “2008 Senior Citizen Dinner Gala”, Organized by Community Senior Center of Flushing, NY, Sponsored by Korea Times, Radio Korea, New York News, Open Space 

2010 - present

2010 - present

DANCESPORT - BALLROOM - LATIN -  AMERICAN SMOOTH - RHYTHM - SHOW - SEQUENCE - LINE DANCE - TAEKWON DANCE - GYROTONIC - LABAN - BARTENIEFF FUNDMENTALS

© 2020, Copyright 2020. Dr. Jang Don & Adele Don, DANCESPORT WORLD, all rights reserved.