Park Sae-eun Honored by Paris Opera Ballet

October 17, 2013

Awarded Prestigious Prix Du Cercle Carpeaux

The Paris Opera Ballet (BOP) awarded the prestigious Prix Du Cercle Carpeaux on Monday to a Korean member of their French Ballet company, Park Sae-eun.

The Prix Du Cercle Carpeaux is an award given to an up and coming young dancer who has shown the most promise and potential. It was created in 1982 and is known to be a stepping stone for highest ranking and stardom.

Sae Eun Park/Korea Times File

Sae Eun Park (Korea Times File)

In June 2012, Park became the first Korean female ballerina to be admitted to the BOP after winning the 2007 Prix de Lausanne ballet competition in Switzerland. She began dancing when she was 10, and is known for her graceful technique and expression.

Park won the Jackson International Ballet Competition in 2006 and the Varna International Ballet Competition in 2011.

She has danced with the American Ballet Theater’s Studio Company and the Korea National Ballet.

Sae Eun Park / Korea Times File

Sae Eun Park (Korea Times File)

One Comment

  1. DI Cheon

    October 17, 2013 at 3:15 PM


    She is so cute..

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