Fields or Genres : Dance / Teaching dance in schools
Location/Platform : Busan, Korea / Middle schools
Hyang Ju Lee is a teaching artist. She has been doing arts and culture education at schools for 15 years. At different types of schools varying from elementary schools to middle schools to schools for students with disabilities, she provides dance classes within school curriculum. Her classes are about theories in dance, creating own dance movements, and traditional folk dances.
Dance education, folk dances of different countries and peoples, and various creative dancing classes.
An educator who gets along with students at school and teaches them how to express their creative ideas with their bodies, and a person who expresses one’s own hidden self through dance.
“My authentic self.” Dancing is about recognizing one’s own body with attention to it, moving the body through engagement in various movements, and breathing together with someone else and the surrounding environment. In doing so, one discovers one’s own “authentic self.”
People with whom I can express movements together. People who can create diverse movements by using given rules and space.