Jihyun Kim, born and raised in Seoul, South Korea, started dancing at the age of 8 and got her BS degree in dance from Hanyang University. She won the Golden-Prize for senior contemporary in “The 41st Dong-A Dance Competition” and started to gain attention as a remarkable dancer. Post graduation, Jihyun moved to New York City in order to enhance her dance career and life experiences, and in 2017, she earned her MFA in dance from Tisch School of the Arts, NYU. She has performed in works by Crystal Pite, Trisha Brown, Stefanie Batten Bland, Gaspard Louis, Alice Klock, Alysa Pires, Rohan Bhargava, Kaloyan Boyadjev, Joseph Hernandez, and many others. Additionally, as a choreographer, Jihyun has presented her own work at a variety of venues such as Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University, KoDaFe, Dumbo Dance Festival, Translate, Sans Limits Dance Spring, Spark Spring Film Festival, and Gallery Max Soho. Jihyun joined NW Dance Project as a company member in 2019.
- Hometown - Seoul
- Member Since - 2019