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Sue Jin Kang
Kang Sue-jin
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Kang Sue-jin (Korean pronunciation: [ka? s?ud?in]; born 24 April 1967) is a South Korean ballerina. She is a principal dancer at Stuttgart Ballet.[1][2]

Early life

Kang Sue-jin was born in Seoul, South Korea. After initial ballet lessons in Korea, she went to Marika Besobrazova at the Académie de Danse Classique in Monte Carlo. 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.


  • Studied 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 assoluta 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

Honours and awards

See also


  1. ^ Korea annual. Yonhap News Agency Staff. 1992. ISBN 89-7433-036-9.
  2. ^ "Kang Sue-jin Picked to Head National Ballet". The Chosun Ilbo. 4 December 2013.
  3. ^ Van Zile, Judy (2001). Perspectives on Korean dance. Wesleyan University Press. ISBN 0-8195-6494-X.
  4. ^ Sue Jin Kang vom Stuttgarter Ballett zur Kammertänzerin ernannt Theater im ZDFtheaterkanal

External links

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