Heekyung Cho

Dancer/ Director of group Soonhwan.

She teaches dance, movement, improvisation and performance at Choreography department of Korean National University of Arts, Contemporary art department of Seoul Woman’s University, Broadcasting Entertainment department of Pyeongtaek University and Dance therapy department of Gachon University.

BA in painting 2002, MFA in choreography 2006.

Since 2002, have been creating and working in dance works as director and performer.

Finalist of group division at Yokohama Dance Collection, choreography competition in 2006 with the choreography <Dissolving fish>.

Commissioned by NamJune Paik Art Center, created and performed <Wind dance>, 2011.

Awarded The Alternative Film Award at Seoul International New Media Festival in 2011 with documentary dance film <you contemporary my contemporary> that she directed and was filmed in South East Asia.

She gratefully has been inspired by many artists, most notably working with Yunseok Lee, Deborah Hay, Daniel Lepkoff, Simon Forti and Anna Halprin.