“This tall young Korean dancer is a new star with the Mariinsky Ballet; he jumps astoundingly, turns with prowess and carries himself with nobility. I hope we see him again soon.” – Alastair Macaulay, NY Times
K’Arts Ballet of Korea will present the American premiere of Song of the Mermaid, a fantasy ballet choreographed by SunHee Kim, running October 20 and 21 at New York City Center. Song of the Mermaid, inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s beloved tale “The Little Mermaid,” will star Kimin Kim, principal dancer of Mariinsky Ballet, and feature 40 dancers and an original score composed by Hana Ryou.
The role of the Mermaid will be shared by SooBin Lee and Seonmee Park of South Korea. Both dancers have numerous accolades from prestigious international ballet competitions around the world. Song of the Mermaid Video