Li Jia-bo Principal Dancer
Born in Shanghai, China, Li Jia-bo started his ballet training at the Shanghai Far East Ballet School and went on to study at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. He joined The Hong Kong Ballet after graduation in 2005 as a member of the corps de ballet. He was promoted to Soloist in 2012 and to Principal Dancer in 2014.
During his time with the Company, he has danced Prince Désiré and Blue Bird in The Sleeping Beauty, The Prince in The Nutcracker, Pao Yu in The Dream of the Red Chamber, Prince Calaf in Turandot and the male lead in A Room of Her Own, as well as roles in Steptext, Le Grand Pas de Deux and Nacho Duato’s Castrati. Li Jia-bo’s guest appearances overseas include the Prix Benois de la Danse Gala performance at the Bolshoi Theatre in 2014, the International Dance Gala in Wiesbaden, Germany in 2011, and the 4th International Ballet Festival in Cali, Colombia in 2010.