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Jaeyong Ohm

Principal Dancer
▶ Birth Place : Seoul, Korea
▶ Education
- Sunhwa Arts School, Sunhwa Arts High School
- Kirov Academy of Ballet, Washington, D.C.
- Kookmin University
▶ Career
- Joined Universal Ballet in 2000
- Promoted to Soloist in 2001
- Promoted to Principal Dancer in 2002
▶ Awards
- Finalist at the 4th Rudolf Nureyev International Ballet Competition in 2000
- Finalist at the 9th Paris International Dance Competition in 2000
- Silver medal in the couple division at the 6th Luxemburg International
- Dance Competition in 2001
- Silver Medal at the Dong-A Dance Competition in 2001
- Gold Medal at the 38th Dance Competition for Rookies in 2001
- Korea Ballet Association’s Danseur Noble Award in 2005
- Dance Association of Korea’s Best Acting Award in 2005
▶ Guest Appearances
- Dong-A Daily's World Ballet Festival in 2002
- Stars of the 21st century Etoile Gala in Paris in 2002
- Guest principal dancer in Don Quixote with Hungarian National
- Ballet in 2005
- 13th World Ballet Star Gala in Hungary in 2005
- 12th Ukrainian World Star Ballet Festival in 2005
- 10th International Ballet Festival in Latvia in 2005
- World Ballet Star Festival in Seoul in 2009
- Taipei International Ballet Star Gala in 2012
▶ Repertory
Kenneth MacMillan's Romeo & Juliet (Romeo), John Cranko's Onegin (Onegin), Shim Chung (Korean King, Dragon King), The Love of Chunhyang (Mongnyong), The Nutcracker (Prince), Giselle (Albrecht), Sleeping Beauty (Disire), La Bayadere (Solor), Don Quixote (Basil),Jiři Kylian's Petite Mort, Nacho Duato's Na Floresta, Nacho Duato's Duende, Hans van Manen's Black Cake, William Forsythe's In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated, Ohad Naharin's Minus 7, Heinz Spoeri's All Shall Be, Christopher Wheeldon's Variations Serieuses, Yong-Soon Hue's This is Your Life and many other roles.

"He was especially impressive as the Sea Prince" [Shim Chung]
---------------------------------- - The Washington Times