Tracy Li was born in Hong Kong, 1972.
Tracy was trained at The Christine Liao School of Ballet.
In 1985 she received a scholarship from The Royal Hong Kong Jockey Club to study at The Australian Ballet School.
The following year aged 16 she joined The Hong Kong Ballet where she danced roles including Prelude, Peasant pas de deux, principal lady in Macmillan’s Concerto, 2nd movement and the black couple in Val's Connotations.
In 1992 she left for Durban, South Africa to join Napac Dance Company where she debuted with Juliet, Swanhilda and Balanchine's 2nd movement lady in Concerto Barrocco and his pas de dix.
Tracy won The Best Professional Ballet Dancer award in The Sanlam International Ballet Competition held in Pretoria 1993 and soon after that she joined Cape Town City Ballet where she is currently a senior principal.
Tracy was a recipient of The Nederberg Award in 1997 and was voted Best Female Dancer by The Balletomanes Society in 94, 97, 99, 2001 & 2003.
She has danced the leading roles in Giselle, Don Quixote, The Nutcracker, La Bayadere, Romeo and Juliet, Carmen, Camille, Swan Lake etc.