Benois de la Danse nominee

As a National A-Class Performer, Li Jun is the répétiteur and dancer of National Ballet of China. Li Jun graduated from Beijing Dance Academy in 1999 and entered the National Ballet of China in the same year. He has danced principal roles in classical ballets including Swan Lake, Giselle, Don Quixote, Sylvia, Le Corsaire, John Cranko's Romeo and Juliet, Onegin, as well as Chinese ballets such as The Red Detachment of Women, The Nutcracker (Chinese Version), etc.

He also danced leading roles in George Balanchine's Four Temperaments, Theme and Variations, Who Cares?, Roland Petit's Pink Floyd Ballet, Carmen, L' Arlesienne and Thais, and John Neumeier's The Little Mermaid as well as modern ballets like Beethoven 7th Symphony. In 2002, he was awarded the Silver medal at the 7th USA International Ballet Competition in Jackson.

In 2006, he participated in Roland Petit's tour in Italy, France, Japan, Greece and Hong Kong, Taiwan region, which was immensely well acclaimed. In 2007, he was invited to attend the New Year Gala by the Swedish Royal Ballet. In February and 2011, he was the guest artist at Stuttgart Ballet and Hamburg Ballet. In Hamburg, he made an international debut of his own choreography Guangling Verse. In 2011, he participated in the gala performance of the 1st Beijing International Ballet and Choreography Competition.

In 2012, he was a guest Principal at New National Theater of Japan to dance Swan Lake. He created Dancers in the Wind for Hong Kong Ballet. In 2013, he created Dreaming the Moon above the Sea with Shanghai Ballet. In 2015, his The White Snake – The Mortal World was performed for 12 days of the National Centre for the Performing Arts and received favorable reviews. In 2018, he participated in the 8th Ballet Workshop as a choreographer with Fish Big Splash. In the same year, he served as one of the répétiteurs for Liu Xuechen and Li Wentao to participate in the Miami International Ballet Competition, in which the two young dancers won Gold medals for female and male respectively. In April 2021, his Missing You Forever was performed in the Beijing Tianqiao Theatre.

His work Where to Pour All My Love? was created by Li Jun at the 12th ballet workshop of NBC, which is based on the most legendary woman in China's TV series The Grand Mansion Gate: Bai Yuting, and her “rebellious” love story to express the meaning of the Chinese poem “Human beings is born with the sentiment of farewell, which is nothing to do with the romantic”. Through this “love” and “obsession”, Li Jun explores the fusion of ballet and Peking Opera.