Performance Info.

first date face/sex with an ex

Short music video by Amanda Sum

Release date: May 22nd, 2024 10am

Cast: Jade Chong, Juolin Lee, and Amanda Sum

“This song is quite candid and casual with its lyrics about dating, and I thought it paired oddly nicely with an ear that was very strict in its conventions on romance. I also always imagine this song’s video to be a table dance, and wanted to weave some movement in to place us somewhere between 1812 and now” Amanda Sum

Boombox_May 2024 Triple Bill

Quartet, choreographed by Francesca Frewer

Performance:May 16th,17th 2024 6:30pm, May 18th 4pm

Location:Boombox. 44 W 4th Ave, Vancouver

Dancers: Maggie McGhee, Erika Mitsuhashi, Juolin Lee, Max Hanic
“I like to treat dance simultaneously as superfluous and meaningless, and as totally sacred and amazing. My goal is to make something I love and that the dancers love, and then share that with the audience. It is kind of scary in a way I like. It's also an ode to my favourite band Beach House.” Francesca Frewer

Closed Eyes

Work in development, created and performed by Juolin Lee

Supported through Co.Erasga Studio Salon Series 2024

Performance: Apr 28th, 2024 5pm

Location: What Lab

Closed Eyes is a piece around the melancholy feeling of waiting and longing for the never returns. The piece is an attempt to bring forward the restless, anxious atmosphere during the February 28th incident that lasted for 4 months in Taiwan in 1947. Around one thousand Taiwanese were arrested and executed without charges. Their bodies were never returned home nor the news of their death, leaving their loved ones hoping, waiting, and questioning…

Birth of Jazz

Dance and Music improvisation show_ Curated by Vines Arts Society

Performance:Feb 29th, 2024 7:30pm

Location:VIVO Media Arts Centre

Dancers: Arash Khakpour, Joshee, Juolin Lee, Marisa Gold, Sevrin Emnacen-Boyd, Ysadora Diaz
Musician: Kin Balam, Kin Folk Nation, Hampton, Jarah Femi
A life-giving evening of soulful and inspiring improv music and dance from ten treasured artists in our community. This intimate event is to raise funds for Vines’ artists care – healing and survival fund program.

Firehorse & Shadow In Community

Multimedia, ensemble work created and curated by Dreamwalker Dance/Andrea Nann

Performance: Feb 17th, 2024 7pm

Location: Left of Main, Chinatown Vancouver

Performers: Kay Barnes, Juolin Lee, Mermaid Li, Lance Lim and Lynda Sing

Firehorse & Shadow In Community is an embodied film screening event bringing forward the felt and sometimes untold stories, focused on, but not limited to the lived experiences of Chinese Canadian women situated in Vancouver’s Historic Chinatown.

Heaven FM

By Hong Kong Exile

Interdisciplinary dance duet, choreographed by Natalie TY Gan

Performance:Jan 23rd 2024 7pm, Jan 25th 8pm, Jan 26th 4:15pm

Location:Russian Hall

Dancers: Juolin Lee, Alex Tam
A part of Hold On Let Go 2024 (formally known as PushOff)
Five artists climb towards the edge of the universe with radios and headlamps. Hong Kong Exile’s Heaven FM (formally known as Baby universe, RMT) is a multimedia dance-theatre work that conjures spirit and story through light play and radio frequency.

Soup of Forgetfulness_Foray Residency

Work in development, created and performed by Juolin Lee

Supported through the Foray Residency produced by Odd Meridian Arts

Studio Showing: Jan 5th, 2024 6pm

Location: Morrow by Odd Meridian

Inspired by the Taiwanese folklore myth of Mong Po Tang (孟婆湯) Juolin explores and inquires the liminal space between remembering and forgetting, the living and deceased.

Luna_ TAIWANfest

Solo, created and performed by Juolin Lee

Performance:Sep 3rd, 2023 12:30pm

Location:North of Vancouver Art Gallery

Community Performance a part of TAIWANfest Vancouver.
Luna is a dance about, for, and with my matcha green Tatung Rice Cooker – a piece of traditional Taiwanese kitchenware. Tatung Rice Cooker sits in every Taiwanese household. It is a very practical and important helper in the kitchen, and a symbol of home, familiarity and comforting warm dishes.

Queen of Carthage

Opera production co-produced by: Early Music Vancouver and re:Naissance Opera with SFU Woodward’s Cultural Programs

Premier: July 27th 2023, 8pm

Location: Fei & Milton Wong Experimental Theatre, SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts

Dancers: Marisa Gold and Juolin Lee. Mezzo-soprano:Cecilia Duarte

A seamless blend of Baroque and contemporary song and dance, this interdisciplinary performance is a powerful reclamation of the story of Dido, The Queen of Carthage, and her legacy as a political leader, an empire builder and a woman of colour.

Luna_ Bowl of Jasmine

Solo, created and performed by Juolin Lee

Performance:May 26th, 27th, 28th 2023, 7pm

Location:Morrow by Dumb Instrument Dance

Performances a part of ahmm (Asian Heritage Month at Morrow)
Luna is a dance about, for, and with my matcha green Tatung Rice Cooker.
“Sometimes when life gets intense and overwhelming, I find my mind wandering while I try to accomplish the mundane, everyday tasks…”

Into the Little Hill

Opera production by Astrolabe Musik Theatre

Opera duet with dance trio choreographed by Idan Cohen.

Premier:May 19th, 20th 2023, 7:30pm

Location:Fei & Milton Wong Experimental Theatre, SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts

Dancers:Juolin Lee, Daria Mikhaylyuk and Hana Rutka

Astrolabe Musik Theatre. Canadian premiere of UK composer George Benjamin’s chamber opera Into the Little Hill, a lyrical tale in two parts. A modern re-telling of the classic Pied Piper tale, Into the Little Hill tells of a mysterious stranger who rids a town of its rats, only to make its children disappear when his promised payment is withheld.

Baby Universe, RMT

Work in progress by Hong Kong Exile

Interdisciplinary dance duet, choreographed by Natalie TY Gan

Performance:Feb 4th 2023, 2pm & 9pm

Location:Russian Hall

Dancers: Juolin Lee and Alex Tam
A program a part of PushOff 2023 Festival.
A multimedia dance-theatre work currently in research and development phase that conjures spirit and story through light play and radio frequency.
Think lo-fi outer space lecture meets holida in the Holosuites.

You Touch Me

Ensemble work by Arash Khakpour and Emmalena Fredriksson

Premier:Dec 8th-10th 2022, 8pm & 9pm

Location:The Dance Centre

Performers:Isabelle Kirouac, Natalie Tin Yin Gan, Luciana D’Anunciação, Juolin Lee, Arash Khakpour and Emmalena Fredriksson

The Dance Centre_Global Dance Connections Series.
You Touch Me weaves an intricate web of duets within an ensemble of people who grew up far from here - and far from each other.
Using dance and text, their encounters investigate notions of 'self' and 'other', cultural identity, race and gender.

Daydream Shadow

Solo, choreographed by Ziyian Kwan, performed by Juolin Lee

Performance:Nov 4th, 5th 2022, 7pm

Location: The Dance Centre

Performed and Commissioned by Juolin Lee.
A solo opener for Shion Skye Carter's Iris Garland Emerging Choreographer Award, presented through The Dance Centre.
Entitled Daydream Shadow, the work is at tone poem that captures Kwan’s vivid imagery in tandem with Lee’s physical prowess.

Guide My Way

Duet, chreography by Shion Skye Carter

A music concert celebrating original music from Sedna

Performance:Aug 12th 2022, 8pm

Location:York Theatre

Dancers: Shion Skye Carter and Juolin Lee
The Guide My Way concert premieres the music from Sedna.
Three singers accompany by two dancers. Directed by Corey Payette.
Produced by Urban Ink.

Funky Fungi

Duet, choreographed by Katie Cassady

Performance & Location:

SKAMPede|July 8th-10th 2022 at Millenium Square Park, Victoria

New Works|July 17th 2022, 3pm at Granville Island, Vancouver

Dancers: Katie Cassady and Juolin Lee
Outdoor performance. funky fungi is a contemporary dance duet focussed on interpreting and expressing the existence of fungi, focussing on mycelia networks and mushrooms.