Dong UK Kim

Dong UK Kim was born on 09.10.1982 in Busan, Korea. In 2014, he completed his Master of Arts at the National Academy of Arts in Seoul. Before that, he studied dance (Bachelor) at Chung-Ang University. He has been dancing in the Trust Dance Company, which tours nationally and internationally, since 2012. He also performed at the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Sochi in 2014 and won the Special Juries Award at the Seoul International Choreography Festival with the choreography Pattern-Body. Dong Uk has worked with the choreographers Youngdoo Jeong and Soyoung Lee, has co-organised numerous festivals in Korea and now works as a freelance dancer and choreographer with Chris Haring, Julia Riera and Silke Z.