Eun Won Lee from Korea is in her third season with The Washington Ballet. She was formerly a Principal dancer with Korean National Ballet for six years and received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Korea National University of Arts in Seoul, South Korea. She also attended Ye Won Art School.
Lee is a distinguished recipient of The Korea Ballet Association’s Prima Ballerina Award and New Artist Award; Korea Ballet Competition’s Senior Silver Medal and Prima Ballerina Award; Varna Ballet Competition’s Junior Bronze Medal; Shanghai Ballet Competition’s Junior Silver Medal; Seoul International Ballet Competition’s Grand Prix Junior Gold Medal and Vaganova Prix International Competition’s Elegance Award.
Lee has danced diverse repertoire including leading roles in The Taming of the Shrew (Cranko), Giselle, Swan Lake, Don Quixote, La Bayadère, Spartacus, Raymonda, L’Arlésienne, The Nutcracker, The Seventh Symphony, Prince Ho Dong, Holberg Pas de deux, Tchaicovsky and Poise.
Ms. Lee’s performances are sponsored by Arthur and Barbara Rothkopf.
Photo by XMB Photography.