Swan Lake star Kwok Min Yi to become Singapore Dance Theatre's first Singaporean female principal

Kwok Min Yi will be promoted to principal artist next year, making her the company's first Singaporean female principal.
Kwok Min Yi will be promoted to principal artist next year, making her the company's first Singaporean female principal.PHOTO: SINGAPORE DANCE THEATRE

SINGAPORE - This week, the Singapore Dance Theatre (SDT) will stage the classical Tchaikovsky ballet Swan Lake for the fifth time. But for the first time, the lead role of the Swan Queen will be danced by a Singaporean.

Kwok Min Yi, who makes her debut in the role on Friday, will also be promoted to principal artist next year, making her the company's first Singaporean female principal.

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