Yu Hui began his dance training at the Zhejiang Art School in Hangzhou, China, and won the gold medal in the Young Dancers’ Competition in China in 2001. He was awarded a full scholarship to study at the New Zealand School of Dance for two years, after which he was offered a contract with the Royal New Zealand Ballet. During his two years with the company, he toured to the USA and the UK performing in a wide variety of works. He took up a contract with Singapore Dance Theatre during 2006 and, in January 2007, joined Queensland Ballet.
Hui toured to Singapore with the Company’s production of Alice in Wonderland in March 2007, and also in that year performed in François Klaus’s Carmen and The Nutcracker. In 2008, Hui performed in Francois Klaus’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Puck), Swan Lake (Dmitri), The Little Mermaid, International Gala and …with attitude. He toured with the Company to Japan in April 2008 and was promoted to Soloist in September 2008.
Hui performed in all of Queensland Ballet's 2009 productions, including The Sleeping Beauty, in which he danced the Bluebird pas de deux and the role of Catalabutte. He also toured with the Company to Europe with Timeless Dances and to China in 2011 with The Little Mermaid.
- Puck in Francois Klaus’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream
- Dmitriin Francois Klaus’s Swan Lake
- Don Quixote
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Hui is interested in choreography and plans to do more in the future.