Chanmee Jeong and Seyong Kim To Star in Roxey Ballet's CINDERELLA, 5/6
Roxey Ballet announces that company dancer Chanmee Jeong will be performing as Cinderella alongside Seyong Kim as the Prince this spring. This magical retelling of the beloved classic fairy tale will take place from May 6-7 at The College of New Jersey.
Chanmee Jeong was born in Seoul, Korea. She trained at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Russia and at Vaganova Ballet Academy, Korea. She holds a BA and MA in Dance from Ewha Woman's University, South Korea.
She has performed internationally with the Ewha Ballet Ensemble, where she preferred classical and contemporary repertory, including "Nutcracker", "Paquita", and "Messiah". Before joining Roxey Ballet in 2015, she toured in India, Israel, East Timor, Korea, and the US.
Chanmee Jeong performed as the Sugar Plum Fairy in Roxey Ballet's 22nd Annual "Nutcracker" this past year.
"After her debut performance as the Sugar Plum Fairy in 'Nutcracker', the audience fell in love with her", says Mark Roxey, artistic director of Roxey Ballet. "Her technique lends itself well to the role and promises that she will captivate audiences again as Cinderella."
This is Chanmee Jeong's third season with Roxey Ballet.
Seyong Kim will perform alongside Chanmee Jeong as the Prince.
"Seyong has been with us for over 10 years. He is a talented performer with a vast repertoire, which allows him to be cast in any role," Mark Roxey says.
Seyong Kim was awarded the gold medal in both the Korea Dance Association Competition and Sung-Kyun-Kwan Dance Competition and has performed as a principal in many classical ballets and contemporary works, with Metropolitan Opera Ballet, Albania Opera Ballet Theatre, Terra Firma Dance Theatre, and Lustig Dance Theatre. Seyong Kim has performed in Roxey Ballet productions for over 10 years.
Chanmee Jeong and Seyong Kim will be joined by Roxey Ballet company dancers George Berry, Xiaoxiao Cao, Diana Figueroa, Chihwan Kim, Riiko Kitayama, Gabriella Proffitt, and Tara Seymour.
Roxey Ballet's "Cinderella" will take place from May 6-7 at TCNJ Kendall Theater. For more information, visit www.roxeyballet.org/cinderella.<