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Gwangmyeong, South Korea
Joined ABT 2021
Photo: Dong Hun Lee.
A native of Gwangmyeong, South Korea,Yoon Jung Seo began studying ballet at age six. She attended the renowned Yewon School starting at age 12 and entered Seoul Arts High School at age 15. Seo participated in annual competitions in South Korea, winning several tournaments. She graduated from Yewon School with top honors in ballet and earned top scores every semester at Seoul Arts High School as a ballet major. In 2019, she was a finalist and won a scholarship at the Prix de Lausanne, and later participated in the Houston Ballet Summer Intensive.
Seo joined American Ballet Theatre Studio Company in September 2019, became an apprentice with the main Company in November 2021, and joined the corps de ballet in February 2022. Her repertoire includes a featured role in Children’s Songs Dance as well as roles in all the Company’s full-length ballets.