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Sun Ho Kim

Opera Studies Faculty

Sun Ho Kim gained extensive experience as dancer, actor, choreographer and teacher in his native Korea. In 1996, he completed his MFA in dance at the Boston Conservatory. As a dancer, Sun Ho worked in Boston with Dance Collective and Prometheus Dance. In NYC, he worked at The Metropolitan Opera Ballet and New York City Opera Dance Company and performed as a principal dancer in John Adams’s Opera “ Nixon in China (Ballet The Red Detachment of Women)” in various cities throughout the USA.

He has been a guest teacher at various dance festivals through out the USA as well as Asia and Europe. As a choreographer and artistic director of Sun Ho Kim & Dancers, he has presented his work at the Joyce Soho NYC, Singapore DANZ INC, CASA ASIA Barcelona, Biennale Danza e Italia in Pesaro and Harvard University, for opera companies, including The Boston Lyric, Opera Colorado, Minnesota Opera and Washington National Opera. His work has been supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the Dae San Foundation of Harvard University. Currently, Sun Ho also works as full time professor in dance and movement at Boston College.  

 

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