* Date : 2019-01-11
At the very heart of K-POP's global fame is mesmerizing, energetic dance. YouTube has long been brimming of fan videos covering Korean idol groups' dance routines. With the rising popularity of idol singers, top choreographers have also come to something of celebrity status. With massively successful works for Twice's 'TT' and Sunmi's 'Gashina,' Lia Kim has put her name squarely among the most sought-after choreographers of the late. 1 Million Dance Studio, of which she is a co-founder and a principal choreographer, is packed with trainees who have come to Korea from all around the world to learn K-POP dance. Their YouTube channel boasts 13 million subscribers, 95% of whom are outside of Korea. THE INNERVIEW meets Lia KIM, creator and choreographer of global fame, to hear her story of passion for dance.