Ji-Eun Lee

Ji-Eun Lee

Assistant Professor
B125 Peters Hall
Box 6966
(540) 831-5848
jlee211@radford.edu

 

Ji-Eun entered the University of Hanyang in Seoul, South Korea as top student and graduated with Summa Cum Laude. She completed her masters degree at the same university while working as a research assistant. While working as a professional dance companies in Korea after graduation, she won two first prize awards from the most prestigious dance competitions organized by the Korean Dance Association and the National Dance Competition. She was chosen as the youngest choreographer to be commissioned to choreograph and perform in Tokyo(Japan) and Seoul(Korea).

Ji-Eun received a full scholarship for her second masters at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague(Czech Republic) as well as for her PhD at the University of Surrey(UK). While staying in Europe for more than ten years, she was offered resident choreographer position by the Prague Chamber Ballet and was also commissioned by Germany, UK, Ecuador, Romania, India, Serbia, and France.

Her choreographies won an Authorial Award, the Audience Award from the International Choreography Competition and the Siraex International Festival, and third prize in the Euro-Scene Dance Choreography Competition in Germany. She was also a winner at the International Art Expo in Venice(Italy). Ji-Eun has was invited to more than 23 countries including Ireland, Estonia, Mexico, Argentine, Germany, Italy, the UK, Mexico, Greece, Turkey, Poland, Bulgaria, China, Estonia, Romania, Japan and Indonesia et al.