Jin Young Won
Jin Young Won born 1987 in Seoul, graduated from SunHwa Art high school in Korea. In 2005 she won 5th prize (contemporary) ‘Prix de Lausanneʼ, where she got invited to The Netherland Dance Theatre II as apprentice and received a contract from 2006-2009. Fall 2009 she joined Basel Ballet. In 2012 she moved to New York and became a member of Cedar Lake dance company. After 3 years Jin returned to Europe and danced at Saarländische Staatstheater. In 2016 Jin received the “SponsorClub Preis” award for Outstanding Performance as well had been the winner of Final Prize (Apprenticeship NDT2) and Contemporary Dance Prize Winner (Scholarship ADF Summer School) of 2005 Prix de Lausanne, Switzerland. Since 2017 Jin lives in Berlin and is an active Freelance Performer. In all these years she worked and is still working with Jiří Kylián, Ohad Naharin, Johan Inger, Alexander Ekman, Stijn Celis, Marco Goecke, Hans van Manen, Pual Lightfoot, Sol Leon, Richard Wherlock , Bigonzetti, Angelin Preljocaj, Rami Beʼer, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Crystal Pite, Hofesh Shechter, Jo Strømgen, Richard Siegal and Andonis Foniadakis, Fabien Prioville dance company, Diego Tortelli, Human Field, Emanuel Gat dance company among others.