Seoljin Kim

Seoljin (°1981, Jeju Island - KR) studied Dance at the Seoul Institute of the Arts and Choreography at the Korean National University of Arts. From 2001 until 2008 he worked as a dancer on more than 30 performances and created numerous pieces as a choreographer. With his peformance Lucifer (2003) he won the Grand Prix at the 40th National Dance Competition and for this reason was exemped from the military service. Many other awards followed, amongst which the CJ Young Festival Dance Award for his performance Carnival Of The Animals (2006) and the Seoul Art Center Jayu Young Dance prize for his performance Depth Wish (2007). In 2008 he was selected for support by the Art Council Korea. Seoljin got to know the work of Peeping Tom during the International Modern Dance Festival in Seoul in 2004 and 2006 and attended the auditions in Vienna in the summer of 2008. He could be seen with Peeping Tom in A Louer (2011). The first time he worked with the company was for 32 rue Vandenbranden (2009). He worked as artistic assistant on Vader. In the Summer of 2014, Seoljin won Dancing 9, a South Korean dance survival program on the Mnet channel.

Photo: Herman Sorgeloos