Benois de la Danse nominee
In 2007, he worked with renowned choreographer, Akram Khan, performing in his contemporary dance piece,'bahok', and touring to over 18 countries and 35 cities around the world. Zhenxin was also selected by European dance magazine'ballettanz' as a 'Best Newcomer 2008'. In 2009 Mr Zhang was invited back as the only Chinese dancer to work with Akram Khan again for Khan's new work Confluence which was a great success both in London and India.
In 2010 he chereographed a modern ballet Close you eyes when it's getting dark which is premiered at the first session of Work Shop organized by National Ballet of China, and got The Best Choreography Award in Work Shop due to it.