JUNGWOONG KIM

dancer

Jungwoong Kim has been a performance artist---a dancer, choreographer, designer, and film editor---for more than 20 years. Born and raised in South Korea, he had extensive training in martial arts and Korean traditional dance and ritual. He was awarded a 2015 grant from the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage for the creation of SaltSoul, a multi-disciplinary performance project. Currently he is involved in the Philadelphia based Korean activist organization SESAMO as a choreographer, collaborating with their community members in a numerous site-specific performances. Jungwoong teaches improvisation and Contact Improvisation locally and internationally. He collaborates with Marion Ramírez, Germaine Ingram, Leah Stein, and Merián Soto. For the last two years he has been working with Tori Lawrence + Co.

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