Sun Ho Kim
adjunct professor in dance and movement
Courses: Elements of Dance, Modern Dance I, Modern Dance II, Physical Theatre and Stage Movement, Choreography
Sun Ho Kim gained extensive experience as a dancer, choreographer, actor and teacher in his native Korea before coming to the USA in 1994.
In 1996, Sun Ho completed his MFA in choreography at The Boston Conservatory and premiered ‘Sun Ho Kim and Dancers’ in Boston while working with Prometheus Dance, Boston Dance Collective and other dance companies. With Dance Collective, he initiated the Boston/Korea Exchange Program and served as its director (1997-2000).
He relocated to New York in 2001 and has been working with The Metropolitan Opera Ballet and New York City Opera Dance Company with choreographers such as Doug Varone, Sean Curran, Andrew George, Terry Creach, and David Dorfman.
Sun Ho has been a guest teacher at various dance festivals throughout the USA, as well as in Asia and Europe. His works have been presented at the Joyce Soho NYC, Singapore DANZ INC, CASA ASIA Barcelona, Biennale Danza e Italia in Pesaro and many other venues. His work has been supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council (2000) and the DaeSan Foundation/Korea Institute of Harvard University (1999, 2000).
At present, Sun Ho is working on several new projects with his company, ‘Sun Ho Kim and Dancers’, while also performing as a principal dancer in “Nixon in China” in various cities throughout the US (most recently in Chicago and Denver). He has also engaged in choreographing numerous opera productions, such as “Eugene Onegin” (the Boston Lyric Opera), “Norma” (Opera Colorado) and “A Masked Ball” (the Boston Lyric Opera, Opera Colorado, Minnesota Opera).