I love Dance, Music & Maths.
Born in Korea. Raised in Belgium.
Home in Antwerp & Amsterdam.
Soo Mee has always had a passion for music, ever since she started playing the violin as a little child. It wasn’t until later she got inspired by dance and theatre and so she started taking dance classes several times a week. Soo Mee’s love for dance grew stronger and she decided to continue her training professionally at the Amsterdam University of the Arts - from which she successfully graduated in 2017. Over the last few years she got commited to different theatre companies, both on stage and behind the scenes. Soo Mee is one of the dancers for the "Vlaams Muziek Theater", she started performing with "Theater Tol" in 2017 and she is an active member of music(al) theatre company "De Speling". Apart from choreographing musicals such as "SHOUT!", “Sisters of Swing – The Story of the Andrew Sisters”, "My Fair Lady" and "Stepping Out", she also assists in direction and she takes part in the entire productions process. So - last spring 2018 - the musical adventure "Madagascar" premiered as her first production as director and choreographer; and this year, apart from choreographing and performing "Cabaret", she also stayed close to the entire production process as assistant-director.
Soo Mee teaches mostly contemporary classes. Due to the different artistic projects she had to give up her weekly classes, though there are still some projects with youngsters and workshops on the schedule.
She also choreographes her own work #SooMotion. In Amsterdam, Soo Mee discoverd her passion for creating fysical dance theatre, and by working out her second piece "The Cube", she found her identity as a young choreographer. "What's on your mind" and "Where's the revolution" followed the years after, each contributing to the development of her own style and signature.
Bachelor of Dance in Education (2013-2017)
Amsterdam University of the Arts, Amsterdam
Bachelor in Education: Mathematics & Informatics (2010-2013)
Karel de Grote-Hogeschool, Antwerp
Bachelor of Mathematics (2007-2010)
University of Antwerp, Antwerp
ASO, Latin & Mathematics (2001-2007)
Sint-Jan Berchmanscollege, Malle
member of vzw De Speling, Antwerp (2018-now)
Antwerp-based musical and theatre company.
core-member of vzw Den Beulebak, Antwerp (2009-now)
small cultural centre for music, theater, a.o.
partner of Artbeat Amsterdam (2015-now)
experimental platform for the arts and entertainment sector.
co-founder Folk in't Stad, Antwerp (2012-now)
local initiative for folky events.
Amsterdam University of the Arts (2018)
personal coach Artistic Practice
Dansgroep Chara, Schoten (2017-2018)
contemporary and ballet classes for children and youngsters
Marco Polo, Antwerp (2016-now)
weekly dance workshops for newcomers
De Speling, Antwerp (2016-2018)
musical course for youngsters
Hypnosis Dance Academy, Roeselare (2016-2017)
modern ballet classes for children and youngsters
Cabaret - De Speling (2018-2020); choreographer, dancer
Pedaleando hacia el Cielo - Theater Tol (2018-2019); dancer
Een Nacht in Venetië, Vlaams Muziek Theater (2018-2019); dancer, assistant
Groep Vers - Vulkaan (2018-2019); performer & co-creator
Halloween Night @ Middelheimpark (2018); performer
Stepping Out - De Speling (2017-2018); choreographer
Madagascar - De Speling (2017-2018); director & choreographer
De Vogelhandelaar - Vlaams Muziek Theater (2017-2018); dancer
Future Flights - Aureline D'Haese / Tour de Force (2018); coach
Sisters of Swing - De Speling (2017-2018); choreographer
Garden of Angels - Theater Tol (2017-2018); dancer
Almost Famous - De Speling (2017); choreographer
K.E.T.-Ladies & band (2017); choreographer
Where's the Revolution - #SooMee1 (2017); choreographer, dancer
My Fair Lady - De Speling (2016-2017); choreographer, dancer
What's on your mind? - #SooMee1 / Festival Finale (2016-2017); choreographer
De Lustige Boer - Vlaams Muziek Theater (2016-2017); dancer
Sinatra - De Speling (2016-2017); assistant director
Sisters of Swing - De Speling (2016-2017); choreographer
SHOUT! - De Speling (2016-2017); choreographer
Playground - #SooMee1 & Jort Faber (2016); choreographer, dancer
AIR - #SooMee1 / Prikkelbaar (2015-2016); choreographer
Sisters of Swing - De Speling (2015-2016); choreographer
Viktoria en haar Huzaar - Vlaams Muziek Theater (2015-2016); dancer
Beestenbende - John Wooter (2015-2016); dancer
SHOUT! - De Speling (2015-2016); choreographer
The Cube - #SooMee1 / 2ehands (2014-2015); choreographer
SHOUT! - De Speling (2014-2015); choreographer
Op de Purp'ren Hei - Vlaams Muziek Theater (2014-2015); dancer
Slaves to the Rhythm - Melvin Fraenk & Anne Suurendonk (2014-2015); dancer
Lifelines - #SooMee1 / 14inch (2013-2014); choreographer
SHOUT! - De Speling (2013-2014); choreographer
De Lustige Weduwe - Vlaams Muziek Theater (2013-2014); dancer
Raak! - Nita Liem (2012-2013); dancer
Edith & Simone - De Speling (2012-2013); extra
In't Witte Paard - Vlaams Muziek Theater (2012-2013); dancer
De Graaf van Luxemburg - Vlaams Muziek Theater (2011-2012); dancer
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