Ruan De-Wen spent nine years studying at the Zhan Jiang Arts Academy, the Guangdong Cantonese Opera Academy and the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. His all-round education in Cantonese opera has a solid foundation. He has won the top prize in several singing competitions. He also won the New Star Prize at the West Kowloon Xiqu Centre Cantonese Opera Performance, and the Cantonese Opera Golden Bauhinia Award for Outstanding Youth Actors. In 2019 he founded the De Wai Cantonese Opera Troupe and has had many chances to perform with many veteran artists and learn from them. Ruan Dewen’s singing is very engaging and musical. He is athlete and agile when playing a military role, but is handsome and charming when he plays a scholarly role. He is a versatile and talented performing artist.