Lina Kim —

Lina Kim


South Korea

Age started dancing



Janice Heale - The Dance Centre, Queensland Dance School of Excellence, Queensland Ballet Professional Year

Queensland Ballet 

Trainee 2010, Company Artist 2011, Demi-Soloist 2016

Favourite roles

Nikiya in Greg Horsman’s La Bayadère, Titania in Liam Scarlett’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Russian Girl in George Balanchine’s Serenade

Repertoire includes

  • Carmen in Carlos Acosta’s Carmen
  • The Princess in Liam Scarlett’s The Firebird
  • Nikiya in Greg Horsman’s La Bayadère
  • Lise in Marc Ribaud’s La Fille Mal Gardée
  • Someone to Watch Over Me in Derek Deane's Strictly Gershwin
  • Snow Queen and Clara in Ben Stevenson’s The Nutcracker
  • Titania and Hermia in A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • The Russian Girl in George Balanchine's Serenade
  • Blue Bird and Fairy of Grace in Greg Horsman’s Sleeping Beauty
  • Lead Willi in Ai-Gul Gaisina’s Giselle
  • Lead Fairy in Peter Schaufuss’ La Sylphide
  • Spring Fairy in Ben Stevenson’s Cinderella
  • First Principle in Liam Scarlett’s No Man’s Land
  • Cygnets and Neapolitan in Ben Stevenson’s Swan Lake
  • Nils Christe's Short Dialogues
  • Arabian in Ben Stevenson's The Nutcracker

  • Greg Horsman's Glass Concerto

  • Ma Cong's In the Best Moments

  • Jack Lister's RATIONAL/ANIMAL

  • Paul Taylor's Company B 

  • Nicolo Fonte's Bolero

  • Kenneth MacMillan's Romeo and Juliet

Roles would love to dance

Juliet in Romeo & Juliet, The Sylph in La Sylphide, Giselle in Giselle

Other information

Artist to Watch in the 2014 Dance Australia Critics Survey
Awarded the Khitercs Hirai International Scholarship in 2015
Most Outstanding Dancer award & Qld Ballet Scholarship in Queensland Dance School of Excellence in 2007
John Paul College Alumni Walk of Fame 2016
Korean Citizen of the Year 2013