Yuhui Choe, First Soloist – The Royal Ballet

Yuhui performed at The Royal Ballet’s Gary Avis & Friends September 11, 2011 – a World Hunger Day production in aid of The Hunger Project, Learn More | Thanks | The Event on Flickr | Tim’s Review

Korean dancer Yuhui is a First Soloist with the The Royal Ballet.

Yuhui CHOE 2 (photo by Tristram Kenton)Born in Fukuoka, Japan, Yuhui trained there with Daini Kudo and in Paris with Dominique Khalfouni.

In 2000 she won Silver medal in the Paris International Dance Competition and in 2002, first prize and also the Contemporary Dance prize at the Prix de Lausanne.

She became a Prix de Lausanne apprentice with The Royal Ballet in 2002 joined the Company in 2003, promoted to First Artist in 2006, and First Soloist in 2009.

Her repertory includes the Sugar Plum Fairy, Blue Girl, Lise, Nikiya, Moyna, Princess Florine, (Sleeping Beauty), Queen of the Water(Homage to the Queen), Pupil (The Lesson), Dances at a Gathering, Les Sylphides, Agon and ‘Rubies’ (‘Jewels’). She created roles in Infra, homage to the Queen (Fire), and DGV: Dance a grande vitesse. In 2008 she won a Critics Circle Award.

Yuhui Choe & World Hunger Day

ballet_banner_300x300Yuhui performed at The Royal Ballet’s Gary Avis and Friends September 2011. This was the first regional World Hunger Day event and took place at the largest theatre in East Anglia. It was also the first time that dancers from both The Royal Ballet and English National Ballet had taken to the stage at this theatre since the 1960’s.

World Hunger Day LogoGary Avis, Suffolk-born star of the Royal Ballet and Patron of THP UK led the Gala hosted by another THP UK Patron, Angela Rippon OBE. Learn more about our Patrons.


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