Yanghee Lee

Born in Korea, Yanghee Lee is a dancer, choreographer, actor and teacher based in Brooklyn, NY. She had trained Korean traditional dance from very youth and performed as a professional dancer at many theaters such as The Korea National Theater, Seoul Art Center, Arko Theater, etc in Korea. In 1997, she created her own dance group called The Limbo and joined the independent cultural art scene in Korea. As one of the pioneers of independent cultural dance movements in Seoul, The Limbo has participated in multidisciplinary, experimental performing arts and collaborative projects with various interdisciplinary artists. Lee was a resident artist at the 2009-10 Cave Studio Share Residency, The Field’s Winter 2011 EAR and the Field’s Spring 2013 Residency. She also participated in the 2009 international summer program at Watermill Center of Robert Wilson, and worked with Phil Soltanoff, Douglas Dunn, Carlos Armesto, SITI Company Anne Bogart, and many others. Lee has performed in the U.S, including the DUMBO Dance Festival, Dance Theater Workshop, The Kitchen, La MaMa, Dixon Place, LMCC’s Siteline2010, Watermill Center, BAM Fisher, and Movement Research at the Judson Church. Lee received her main dance education from New York University. She was a 2011-2012 Fresh Tracks Artist of the New York Live Arts (Dance Theater Workshop) and a recipient of the Arts Council Korea Fellowship (Korea,2011-12). She is an associated artist of Theatre C Company and currently a 2014 Movement Research Artist-in-Residence.