B.F.A., North Carolina School of the ArtsEun Jung Choi, featured as one of Dance Magazine’s 25 to Watch in 2012, is an independent dance and performance artist who has been working actively since 1996. Currently she is an Artist-in-Residence at the Live Arts Brewery 2011-2012. She is an artistic co-director of Da·Da·Dance Project, a dada-inspired, duet repertory company. The company's mission is to challenges traditional notions of art making through travesty, absurdity and physical authenticity, questioning aesthetic ideals. In addition to performing works by artistic directors, the company commissions work by local and international artists and promotes social awareness and diversity through collaborative performance efforts. Da·Da·Dance Project has been presented by following theaters and venues: Live Arts Festival’ “eight”, International Dance Avant Garde (Merida, Mexico), SIDance Festival (Korea) and Variations in a Foreign Land (New York), Joyce SoHo (New York), La MaMa Moves!(New York), nEW Festival residency and performances (Philadelphia), Festival Encuentro de Nueva Danza y Nueva Musica (Mexico), XI Muestra Internacional de Danza Contemporanea (Mexico), Los Talleres (Mexico), Teatro de La Danza (Mexico), and many others.
M.F.A.: Dance, Temple University
As an independent artist, her choreography has been seen at Sushi Performance and Visual Art (San Diego), DancenOw, Danspace Project’s City/Dans, Global Exchange, DraftWork, FOOD FOR THOUGHT, DRA, Mexico Now Festival, Danceworks (Milwaukee), Daegue International Festival (Korea), Sexto Encuentro de Nueva Danza (Mexico City), and nEW Festival (Philadelphia). As a teacher, she has offered classes at University of North Carolina School of the Arts, NC Governor’s School, Queens High School, Bryn Mawr College, Lehman College and Rowan University. Since 2006, she has been invited to teach workshops at CICO (Center for Choreographic Investigation, Mexico), Laborame, La Cantera , tumàka’t-danza, and 72 horas de verano en movimiento in Mexico City and Merida.