Young Soon Hue

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Hue.
Young Soon Hue
Hangul 허용순
Hanja 許庸純
Revised Romanization Heo Yongsun
McCune–Reischauer Hǒ Yongsun

Young Soon Hue (born 1963) is a contemporary ballet choreographer.[1] She was born in South Korea and trained in South Korea and France. She began her professional career at Frankfurt Ballet, Germany, under the direction of William Forsythe and continued in Switzerland with Zurich Ballet and as soloist at Basel Ballet. She concluded her active dance career as a principal at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein and continues as instructor in their school.[2]

She has danced as soloist and principal in works by major international choreographers, including William Forsythe, John Cranko, and Paul Taylor.

Elle Chante is her first major choreographic work, created on Ballett am Rhein in 2001. She has since created works for numerous companies, including Tulsa Ballet, Queensland Ballet, Brisbane, Australia, and the Korea National Ballet Company.

Under commission by Tulsa Ballet, she choreographed This Is Your Life, premiered in April 2008.[3] It has since been performed by Aalto Ballett Theater, Essen, Germany, the National Ballet of Turkey, Ankara, and in 2009, by Tulsa Ballet in its New York City program at the Joyce Theater.[4]

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