Seoljin Kim grew up in South Korea and studied Dance at the Seoul Institute of the Arts and Choreography at the Korean National University of Arts. From 2001 until 2008 he worked as a dancer on more than 30 performances and created numerous pieces as a choreographer. With his peformance Lucifer (2003), he won the Grand Prix at the 40th National Dance Competition. Many other awards followed, amongst which the CJ Young Festival Dance Award for his performance Carnival Of The Animals (2006) and the Seoul Art Center Jayu Young Dance prize for his performance Depth Wish (2007). In 2008 he was selected for support by the Art Council Korea. At Peeping Tom, Seoljin was part of 32 Rue Vandenbranden (2009) and À Louer (2011). In addition, he worked as artistic assistant on Vader. In the summer of 2014, Seoljin won Dancing 9, a South Korean dance survival program on the Mnet channel. In 2015, Seoljin Kim was awarded the title of ‘Performer of the Year 2015’ by the Korean Ministry of Culture and he also received a ‘Dance Arts Award’ from Changmu Arts Center for his performance in À Louer.
(Information as of 2023)