Ms. Nam studied classical ballet in her native Korea, entering the Seoul Art High School in Korea and majoring in dance. Upon graduation in 1993 she went on to Moscow`s Bolshoi Ballet Academy studying the Russian Vaganova style. In 1995 she graduated and invited to join the world-renowned National Ballet Company of Korea. Since joining the National Ballet Company of Korea, Ms. Nam has danced many leading roles in classical ballets including Giselle in Giselle , Nikia From La Bayadere and Odette in Swan Lake. She toured internationally with the National Ballet Company of Korea in Egypt in 1997 and at the 1997 Karmiel Dance Festival in Israel. From1999 to 2005, Ms Nam danced with Ballet Internationale, She has performed the principal roles in Phaedra, A thousand and One Nights, Don Quixote, Creation of the World, Swan Lake, Romeo and Juliet, Sleeping and Beauty, Marz, Peter Pan, Giselle, Dracula, Raymonda and The Nutcracker. She toured in Canada, China and Taiwan with Ballet Internationale.
In 2003 she performed at the Korea Word Dance Stars Festival from 1996 to 2010. She has taught master classes for universities and studios in Korea. From 2006 to 2010 Ms. Nam worked with Russian Ballet Academy of Indiana as a Ballet Instructor.