Jasmine Chiu

dancer

Jasmine is a freelance dancer and collaborator based in London, England. Born in Hong Kong and raised in Richmond, B.C., Canada, she began her training at The Richmond Academy of Dance and continued her studies at The Boston Conservatory, graduating summa cum laude in 2014 with a B.F.A. in Contemporary Dance.

Jasmine was previously based in New York City where she worked on various projects with Broadway Asia, The Francesca Harper Project, Brice Mousset/OUI DANSE, The Chase Brock Experience, Xaoc Contemporary Ballet, and Elisa Monte Dance. She also worked with photographer Jordan Matters at this time and can be found in his book, Dancers After Dark.

Jasmine has performed lead roles in a variety of repertoire including D-Man in The Waters by Bill T. Jones, Blue Until June Suite by Trey McIntyre, Light Rain by Gerald Arpino; in addition to works by José Limón, Judith Jamison, Fernando Melo, and Karole Armitage. She has taken part in professional advancement programs at Jacob’s Pillow, Springboard Danse Montréal, Nederlands Dans Theater, and has been mentored by Kerry Nicholls Dance.

In 2017 Jasmine decided to relocate continents and spent some time in Berlin before and setting up camp in London. Since her arrival, Jasmine has worked with Anthea Hamilton in her 2018 Tate Britain Commission, a durational solo performance entitled ‘The Squash’; with avant-garde music artist Livia Rita; as well as choreographers Jann Esterhuizen and Holly Noble. She also made an appearance in Sam Smith’s music video of One Last Song and continues to collaborate with musicians, photographers, and filmmakers alike.