Seon Jeongchan

Co-choreographer (Ode to youth, Asian Festivals Exchange)

(South Korea)

Born in Busan, Jeongchan began his contemporary dance training at age 19. He received a Bachelor’s Degree from Hansung University and a Master’s Degree from the Department of Dance at Sejong University. As a dancer and choreographer Seon’s recent projects include Mouth to Mouth (2009) at Wiz World Dance Festival, not alone (2013) at Open Space, Glad World because it is mean (2014) at Ballet Festival Korea, co-choreography for the musical Maria Maria (2016), Running at Culture Day in Presidential Committee for Cultural Enrichment, Youth, Run at ChunCheon Mime Festival, and And build a picturesque house at the 2017 Dream&Vision Dance Festival. He received the Bronze Prize, Modern Dance Part at the Dong-A Dance Competition 2010, 2nd prize at the International Dance Competition Hellas 2011, and Popularity Network Prize at the Young Artist Awards 2016. Ode to youth, his joint choreographic creation with Lee Younghun, premiered at Seoul Dance Collection in 2016, and the pair won the 10th edition of the Collection.