Dance and Drama Teacher
Born in South Korea, Jean started dance training when she was just five years old. She moved to Austin, Texas when she was twelve years old where she continued her dance training in classical ballet, modern, and jazz. She pursued her training at the Ballet Austin Academy and built her performing experiences in The Nutcracker and the Young Artists Spring Show for many years. She participated in various dance and choreography workshops including Lines Ballet Summer Intensive, Ballet Austin Summer Intensive, Charlotte New Music Festival where she was chosen as one of the main choreographers to set a collaborated work with a composer, and Regional Dance of America National Choreography Intensive where she was selected as a Project Tier Choreographer. Her passion for dance led her to become a student at Butler University as a Dance Performance major, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2013. Jean has danced professionally in small project based companies in California and New York, and also presented her choreographic works in Manhattan, New York. Jean was accepted to the Licentiate of Royal Academy of Dance in London, and is in the process of finishing the program. Jean currently resides in Seoul, South Korea, where she works as a freelance dance educator at Dulwich College Seoul and Mechowlah Art Center, and a dancer for a project contemporary ballet company Black Toe Dance. She also works as a freelance photographer mainly for a fashion network company Miscellani Network and other personal work projects from dancers and models.