Ex-English National Ballet dancer convicted of sexually abusing young students

A revered former English National Ballet (ENB) principal dancer faces a lengthy prison sentence after he was convicted of sexually abusing young dance students in his care. Yat-Sen Chang, 49, a leading figure within the British and international ballet scene, used his “power and prestige” to commit sexual offences against young students at ENB, a trial heard.

A jury at Isleworth crown court in west London on Tuesday convicted him of 12 counts of sexual assault and one count of assault by penetration.

Young girls whom he had been entrusted to teach had been in awe of his status and Chang had believed his fame would protect him from any complaints, according to prosecutors.

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