Lina Kim —

Lina Kim
Soloist

Birthplace

South Korea

Age started dancing

Four

Training

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

  • 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

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