Choi Young Hyun

Choreographer/Dancer (Silentium, M1 Open Stage 1 + DiverCity)

(South Korea)

Choi Young Hyun graduated from the Department of Dance at SungKyunKwan University and completed his M.A. at the Korea National University of Arts. In May 2011, he made his choreographic debut with the solo NOT I, which garnered Second prize for a solo performance at the MASDANZA International Choreography Competition in Spain. NOT I has been performed at the Tanzmesse 2014 and the Grec festival (Madrid fringe festival) 2015. In 2012, his second work In the air, was commissioned by MODAFE and performed at the Daehakro arts theater. In 2015, he was commissioned by Seoul Foundation Arts & Culture to create Body work, presented at the ARCO Theatre. He has also directed dance for the movie The treacherous in 2014. Professionally, he has worked with Dance Theatre ON, Aesoon Dance Company, and Sang-cheol Choe Dance Company. Other key awards include: Second prize at Dong-A dance competition; Grand prize at New Dance Artist competition; Rising artist recognised by the Arts Council Korea.