Michelle Ren began training in artistic gymnastics at the age of six. At China’s National Artistic Gymnastics Competition she took fourth place, and at Liaoning Province’s Peach and Plum Cup Dance Competition took first place in her division (youth).
Ms. Ren was later second runner-up in the national Popular Culture Award Competition of China. In 2007, she won first prize in the Adult Female Division of New Tang Dynasty Television’s International Chinese Classical Dance Competition. Ms. Ren currently serves as a choreographer and principal dancer with Shen Yun Performing Arts.