Thursday, March 28th, 2024 7pm
Salpuri Adagio and Five Drum Song
A slow-tempo cleansing dance that wishes great peace.
Juli explores her culture through traditional Korean dance that explores loneliness, yearning, and longing for love.
Juli Kim’s Korean classical/fusion work has been described as “both powerful and poetic in an improvised form based on rigorous training.” Her most notable work is the production of Friendship Concerts. This series of concerts commemorate LA Riots and promote unity in diversity.
Kim’s works were seen at numerous Festivals such as MixMatch, Main & Front, San Francisco Ethnic, Pyung Chang Festival, Illumni Dance Festival, Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival and at Get Empowered movement series. In 2015, Kim received the highest prize at the Los Angeles Annual Korean Gukak Competition; following her win, she was invited to perform at numerous prestigious concert halls in Korea. Most recently, Kim received two major awards for her dance/music film “New Leaf.”
Kim is a founder of The Artists’ Platform, a non-profit organization that seeks to empower all artists by providing them with a platform for their work.
Kim holds a Master’s Degree in Piano Performance from USC.