We are excited to announce that Seyong Kim will dance the title role in our 2018 production, together with National Ballet Company, of The Nutcracker.
Seyong Kim is Assistant Professor of Dance at Western Michigan University. Among his previous academic positions, he was visiting professor of dance at Randolph College, Lynchburg, Virginia. See this article from his time there: Randolph College professor Seyong Kim reflects on his love of dance.
As a professional dancer, Seyong Kim was awarded First Prizes in both the Korean Dance Association Competition and Sung-Kyun-Kwan Dance Competition, and he has performed in diverse professional venues and cultures across Asia, Europe, and the United States. He has danced with Metropolitan Opera Ballet in Lincoln Center, Albania Opera Ballet Theatre, Korean National Ballet Theater, Arzid Modern Dance, Terra Firma Dance Theatre, Albany Berkshire Ballet, Staten Island Ballet, Baltimore Ballet, Lustig Dance Theatre, Traverse City Dance Project, Neglia Ballet, Roxey Contemporary Ballet, TAKE Dance, Oakland Ballet Company, and National Ballet Company. In addition, his choreographic works have been performed at Landes Theater Coburg in Germany, Dance in ITALY Festival, Seoul Fringe Festival, Korea-Japan Dance Festival, Dumbo Dance Festival, Central Virginia Ballet, Battery Dance Festival, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, and Kit Modus.
We welcome Seyong Kim back to Virginia and the Blue Ridge Mountains!