Hyonjun Rhee

Principal

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Hyonjun was born in Seoul, Korea. He studied at the Sun-hwa Art School and the Korea National University of Arts. He was awarded “Danseur Nobre” in 2009 by the Korean Dance Association. Hyonjun joined Universal Ballet in 2007, and was promoted to Principal after one year. He joined Tulsa Ballet in 2013. His repertoire includes: Onegin (Cranko), Romeo & Juliet (MacMillan), Cinderella (Stevenson), The Nutcracker (Marcello Angelini), Giselle, Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty, La Bayadère, Don Quixote, Shim Chung, Petite Mort, Sechs Tänze (Kylián), Black Cake (van Manen), In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated (Forsythe), Minus 7 (Naharin), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Wheeldon), This is Your Life, Contrast (Hue), Lady of the Camellias (Caniparoli), Classical Symphony (Possokhov), The Four Temperaments (Balanchine), The Angle of Incidence (Gates), The Fullest Recreation (Neenan), Axis Mundi (Fonte), Juxtaposed, UNIKO (Cong), One/End/One(Elo), Extremely Close (Cerrudo), Rooster (Bruce) and many others. He choreographed Relations, Panorama for TBII, and his first solo work Toccata and Fugue was chosen as the compulsory piece for the Female Senior Division in the Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition in New York, 2015.