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Dr Ye Rin Lee

PhD in Dance Studies  (Completing) 

"Screendance Activism, Online Platforms, and Korean Political Performance"

University of Roehampton (UK)

MA in Creative and Culture Entrepreneurship
- Theatre & Performance Pathway

Goldsmiths, University of London (UK)

BA in Dance
- Major: Korean Dance

- Convergence Track: Dance-Korean medicine Track

Kyunghee University (South Korea)

Korean Dance

Gukak (Traditional Arts) National High School 

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Teaching Experiences

  • Module Leader & Lecturer / University of East London (Sep 2022 - Now)
    - Screendance: Design and Composition
    - Hip Hop and the Choreography of Digital Activism 


  • Guest Lecturer / University of Roehampton 
    - Dance and Embodied Practice (Jan 2023)
    - Screendance (Sep-Dec 2021)


  • Korean Dance Instructor / Korean Cultural Centre, Korean Embassy (Apr 2020 – NOW)
    - Traditional Korean Dance Class (May 2023 / Nov 2021 / Apr 2021)
    - Ly
    rical Korean Dance Class (Apr 2022)

  • Korean Dance Instructor / SOAS, University of London (Nov 2023)
    - Lyrical Korean Dance Workshop

  • Korean Dance Instructor / London King Sejong Institute - Richmond American University London 
    - Summer Korean Dance Course (Jul-Sep 2022) 

  • Korean Dance Instructor / British Glass Biennale (Aug 2022)
    - Traditional Korean Dance Workshop

Academic Activities

  • Presenter, Taboo Conference, University of Rome TOR VERGATA, Rome, Italy (28-30 Sep 2022)

  • Co-organiser & Presenter, Screendances For A Diverse World: Social Justice, Equality, And Representation in the Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema, Centre for the Arts and Creative Exchange, University of Roehampton, London, UK
    (11 May 2022)

  • Organiser, Contemporary Performance by Korean Traditional Musicians with Daegeum Player Hyelim Kim, KRUK (Korean PhD student and Researchers in the UK), Online, UK (12 May 2021)

  • Organiser, New Opportunity in Kpop - KAACHI CASE STUDY with Producer Monica, KRUK (Korean PhD student and Researchers in the UK), Online, UK (13 Mar 2021)

  • Organiser, Wellbeing Workshop - Ballet Fit, KRUK (Korean PhD student and Researchers in the UK), Online, UK (27 Feb 2020)

  • Presenter, Immersion, Show me that performance - Tango, KRUK (Korean PhD student and Researchers in the UK), Online, UK (24 Oct 2020)

  • Presenter, Immersion, Show me that performance - Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake, KRUK (Korean PhD student and Researchers in the UK), Online, UK (22 Aug 2020)

  • Presenter, International Conference ‘Korea’s Global Position’, Coventry University, Coventry, UK (22 May 2020)

  • Consultant, Theatre performance '낯섦 [známy]', Middlesex University London, London, UK (18 Sep 2019)

  • Presenter, Artists Presentation – 2019, Perth, Scotland, UK (06-08 May 2019)


Canada's National Academy of Dance Education

Dance Education in South Korea: Insight into Secondary and post-secondary arts education

Research Projects

PhD Research

Screendance Activism,
Online Platforms, 
and Korean Political Performance

October 2018 - December 2023

University of Roehampton (London, UK)

Current Research Interest

What is a Korean performance?
Focusing on Korean performance based on the relationship between performers and audiences


Current Research Interest

Taboo in South Korea,
The Vestiges of the Cold War

Focusing on the Korean political movement “Black Tent” in 2016 -2017 caused by the government’s censorship