George “WuKong” Cheng began his dance career in Taipei, Taiwan. In addition to his work at UC Berkeley, where he received a bachelor of arts focused on art and social change, he has traveled to Cambodia, Burma, Brazil, and beyond to work with nonprofit performance art organizations and dancers. He has judged, taught, performed, and battled internationally. WuKong’s dance background includes B-boying, capoeira, house, modern, and Afro-Brazilian dance. He believes that the arts and culture are essential to bringing about positive social change.