Mimi Jeong (Germany, S.Korea)

Mimi Jeong is a south Korean choreographer and dancer based in Berlin. She is working for contemporary dance and interdisciplinary fields: creating and performing works for the stage, multimedia and visual art projects.

In 2005 She received her degree at the Folkwang University of arts in Essen, Germany and a Master degree in Choreography (MA Choreography) in the Hochschulübergreifendes Zentrum Tanz Berlin (HZT), in 2016. Since 2003 she has been working as a dancer and a choreographer in Theater Bremen, Theater Münster, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Akademie der Künste Berlin, Compagnie Anna Huber, bodytalk Köln, steptext Bremen, Nyoba kan Butoh dance group Malaysia and the multimedia group Urbanscreen Bremen, as well as with numerous choreographers like Pina Bausch, Reinhild Hoffmann, Urs Dietrich, Emanuel Gat, Rami Be’er, Ingun Bjonsgaard, Tero Saarinen, Henrietta Horn, Samir Akika, Kuo-Chu Wu, Daniel Goldin, Anna Huber, Swee Keong Lee, among others.

In 2008, she started to create her own dance pieces and performed them in Theater Bremen. As a choreographer she has realized several dance performances for festivals and institutions in Europe and Asia, such as Extra Frei, Tanz Bremen, P-Bodies, Freier Tanz im Delta in Theater Felina Areal Mannheim and “International Nyoba Kan Butoh Festival Kuala Lumpur” supported by Goethe institute. Parallel to her creation work, she is regularly teaching in universities and professional schools in Europe.