Gou Chanchan is a dancer at China Ethnic Song and Dance Ensemble and the youngest council member of the China Dancers Association.
With her dance performance Why are the Flowers So Red, she won the gold prize at the Lotus Award, which is the most influential dance award in China. In 2010, as the leading dancer of Dance in Spring, she attended the CCTV Spring Festival Gala. In 2011, she starred in the dance drama My Prairie, My Dream. Gou Chanchan is routinely invited to attend significant theatrical performances and to accompany state leaders on foreign trips to popularize national culture and art.