SECOND SOLOIST

Sun Woo Lee

Seoul, South Korea

Joined Boston Ballet in 2018

Biography

Sun Woo Lee trained at Korea National Institute for the Gifted in Arts, Yewon School, Seoul Arts High School, and Korea National University of Arts.

Lee’s repertoire includes: George Balanchine’s Stars and StripesTchaikovsky Pas de Deux, and Who Cares?, Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot’s Giselle, Marius Petipa’s Diana and ActaeonDon QuixoteLe CorsaireLa BayadèreLa EsmereldaThe NutcrackerThe Sleeping BeautyThe Talisman, and Swan Lake, and Vasily Vainonen’s The Flames of Paris.

In 2016, Lee won third place at the Varna International Ballet Competition. At the invitation of competition judge Eldar Aliev, Lee joined Russia’s Primorsky Ballet Theatre as a guest principal dancer, and performed as Conrad in Le Corsaire at the Vladivostok Mariinsky Theatre. He won first place at the Seoul International Dance Competition (2014), first place in the pas de deux division at the Youth America Grand Prix (2015), and second place at the Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition in New York City (2015).

Lee joined Boston Ballet in 2018 as an artist of the Company and was promoted to soloist in 2023.