Born in 1991, Jae woo Lee studied at the Korean National University of the Arts School of Dance. He joined the Korean National Ballet (KNB) in 2011 and is now a Principal Dancer.

Lee’s honors include the Silver Prize, Dong-A Dance Competition (2009, 2010);Second Prize (Junior), Seoul International Dance Competition (2010); Gold Prize, Dong-A Dance Competition (2011); Silver Prize, Korean International Ballet Competition (2014); Gold Prize, The Korean Ballet Association (2015); and Danseur Noble Prize, The Korean Ballet Association (2015).