Shang-Chi Sun studied at the National Dance Academy of Taiwan. As a dancer at Nürnberg Dance Theatre and Cloud Gate Dance Theatre he worked with choreographers such as Stijn Celis, Hui Horta, Russell Maliphant, Lin Huwai-Min, Jo Stromgren and Daniela Kurz. As a freelance choreographer he was invited to the Cloud Gate 2002 Choreographer Festival, Ballet Kiel, Nürnberg Dance Theatre and Neues Museum Nürnberg. In 2005 he received Bavarian theatre and literature prize by the IHK-Kulturstifung. In 2007, during the 9th Taipei Arts Festival, his piece “Walk Faster” was nominated for the “Taipei Taishin Arts Award”. In 2008 he took part in the 22nd international choreography competition in Hannover and won the” first choreography prize” at the 12th International Solo Tanz Festival in Stuttgart.