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Chaelee KIM
Chaelee KIM
Coryphée

Born in Seoul, Korea, Chaelee Kim trained at the School of American Ballet in New York and joined Universal Ballet in Korea in 2009. She was a soloist until joining Hong Kong Ballet as a Coryphée in 2017.

With Hong Kong Ballet, she has danced the principal and featured roles of Egyptian Doll and French Doll in Terence Kohler’s The Nutcracker, Odile/Odette in Yuri Ng’s Ballet Classics for Children: Swan Lake, and performed in Nina Ananiashvili’s Don Quixote and Christopher Wheeldon’s Rush. She has also danced the title roles in Oleg Vinogradov’s Swan Lake and Giselle, Vasily Vainonen’s The Nutcracker, Oleg Vinogradov and Natalia Spitsyna’s La Bayadere and The Sleeping Beauty, and performed in Heinz Spoerli’s Don Quixote, Kenneth Macmillan’s Romeo and Juliet and Jiří Kylián’s Petite Mort, to name a few. Kim was a winner at Prix de Lausanne competition in Switzerland in 2007.