Born in Jilin, China, Tang Min graduated from Beijing Dance Academy. She danced with The National Ballet of China as Principal Dancer from 1979 to 1988. Throughout her career, she was also a Principal Dancer at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens and Fort Worth Dallas Ballet. Tang won the silver medals at the Osaka International Ballet Competition in 1984 and the Varna International Ballet Competition in 1986. Before joining Hong Kong Ballet as Ballet Mistress in 2009, she held the same post at Guangzhou Ballet for four years.