Choi Seung-hee (1911 – 1969), Korea‘s Legendary Dancer, can be considered the Oriental Isadora Duncan. She was the first Korean to jump into the world of professional dancing, and a world-renowned dancer who performed in Japan, the U.S., Europe and South America. Her fans included big names like Picasso, Jean Cocteau, Chaplin and Hemingway.
Having led a passionate life as a dancer, she remains a legend in Korea, after more than 100 years after her death.
Have a look at this rare performance: Seung-Hee Choi – A Garden In Italy (1936)