Dancer of National Ballet of China
After graduating from Beijing Dance Academy, Zhang Yan joined the National Ballet of China in 2016.
When she was a student, Zhang Yan participated in the performance for the state visit by the Queen of Denmark, for the 55th anniversary of the foundation of Great Hall of the People as well as the 60th anniversary of the foundation of Beijing Dance Academy and danced the leading role in Swan Lake in 2014. She also attend the performance communicating with GOH Ballet School in Canada. In 2016, Zhang Yan took part in the performance for the G20 Summit.
Since she joint the company, Zhang Yan took part in the performance for the Belt and Road Summit Forum, and danced the Long March! Long March! as well as the leading role in La Sylphide. In the program named Journey into the World of Ballet, she danced the pas de deuxe in Act 2 snd 3 of Swan Lake and Pas de Quatre.
In the year 2016, Zhang Yan attended the anniversary celebration activities for Guo Huiyun Dance School in Hong Kong and Xiang Binghua Dance School in Macau.