Dan Kwong joined Great Leap in 1990. For many years he was affiliated simply as an artist, performing with Great Leap in dozens of college and elementary school shows. He is highly regarded as a performance artist who often explores themes related to Asian American identity, gender, and more. His involvement with Great Leap deepened over the years as a teacher, facilitator and director on various projects, collaborating extensively with Artistic Director Nobuko Miyamoto. He has served as Associate Artistic Director for Great Leap since 2012.