Sue-Jin Kang


sue-jin-kang-300x422Kang Sue-Jin is a South Korean ballerina.
She is a principal dancer at Stuttgart Ballet. (Germany)

Early life:

Kang Soo-jin was born in Seoul, South Korea.
After initial ballet lessons in Korea, she went to Marika Besobrasova at the "Académie de Danse Classique" in Monte Carlo – MONACO.


In 1985, she won the Prix de Lausanne.
In 1986, she became a member of the Stuttgart Ballet, where she was appointed Soloist in 1994 and Principal Dancer in 1997.
Career

sue-jin-kang-300x449Studied at Sun Hwa Arts Middle School from 1979, majored in Korean Traditional Dance
Studied at Sun Hwa Arts High School from 1982
Studied at Académie de Danse Classique in Monte Carlo from 1982
Joined Stuttgart Ballet in 1986 – The first and youngest Asian to join the Stuttgart Ballet
Soloist in Stuttgart Ballet 1994
Debut in USA, Onegin and Romeo and Juliet
Prima ballerina absolute with Stuttgart Ballet from 1997
Permanent member with Stuttgart Ballet from 2002
Featured Performances

2008 Appeared at Lotte Dept. Store CF.
2006 Korean Nat'l Ballet, 2006 New Year's Gala
2004 Stuttgart Ballet's featured performance Onegin
2002 Stuttgart Ballet's "Die Kameliendame"
1999 Gala performance – Korea's best Ballerina
1998 Die Kameliendame
1997 Hunchback of Notre Dame
1996 Giselle
1994 Sleeping Beauty
1993 Magic Flute
1992 Romeo and Juliet
1992 Mata Hari
Awards:

Prix de Lausanne 1985
Prix Benois de la Danse 1999