Hyaejin Lee was born in South Korea where she began dance and classical music.
Later she entered Kyunghee University where she obtained her B.A – College of Art Design & Contemporary dance. She also studied Graham technique and improvisation at the Seoul Tanz Station Academy.
Since then she has worked for various choreographers in Seoul. Later on, she moved to Europe to expand her understanding of dance and the variety of contemporary performance forms. And she finished to study at SEAD (Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance) where she has worked with prominent teachers and choreographers.
Currently she is working with international choreographers in Europe including RootlessRoot, Sasha waltz, Anton Lachky, Judith Sánchez Ruíz, Edivaldo Ernesto, Grayson Millwood. As well as she is founder of Keunnamu Dance Company with Sergio Mendes where they choreograph and direct by collaborating with various artists.