Minkyung Lee is originally from Seoul in South Korea. She was offered a scholarship award at the Youth America Grand Prix 2010 to join Canada’s National Ballet School and during her studies at the School received the Peter Dwyer Award. After graduating, Minkyung joined the National Ballet of Canada as a RBC apprentice. Her repertoire includes James Kudelka’s The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, and Cinderella, as well as Rudolf Nureyev’s The Sleeping Beauty. Minkyung joined the Royal New Zealand Ballet in September 2018.