My name is Rosalie Li (Chinese name: Li Ruosi). I'm from Beijing, China and moved to the UK at the age of 16. Currently I'm a senior student at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, US. I'm majoring in Interarts Performance, a combined degree in the Stamps School of Art & Design and the School of Music, Theatre & Dance. My work covers a variety of disciplines including Photography, Videography, Fine Art, Acting, Dancing and Modelling.
Video Editor - State Council Information Office of People's Republic of China
June 2018 - July 2018, China
Worked as an editor, videographer, video editor and translator for the English website of State Council Information Offiice of China in association with China.org.cn.
China.org.cn is a state-run news website based in Beijing, publishing news and information in 10 languages. My jobs included translating Chinese articles into English, making short-form videos and recording English voiceovers for audio reports.
English Teacher - Bread English Education Company
July 2017 - August 2018, China & US
Worked as a part-time online English teacher in the British-style English department . Taught grammar, listening and speaking classes to Chinese students aged between 18-60.
Fashion Model - YILE Magazine
August 2017 - Present
Modelled for a variety of clothes, jewellery and hair products in photo shoots.
Video Editor-in-Chief - SHEI Magazine
2017 - Present
Started as a member of the Video team and Fashion team (2017) and was promoted to take a board position as video editor-in-chief (2018). Job includes shooting, editing, art directing and publishing videos for board shoots and managing meetings and logistics of the Video team. (See work in "VIDEO" column).
Model - Michigan Fashion Media Summit
MFMS is a annual fashion event held in University's Stephen M. Ross School of Business. Modelled for the Somerset Collection.
Director - Film, Television and Media department
September 2017 - April 2018
Directed the short film Only Time should Change You. Directed remake scenes from the film Spotlight (2018). Art directed short mochumentary Scavenger Hunt. Cast in the role detective Avery in a remake scene from the film The Player.
Campus Influencer - The Black Sheep
September 2018 - May 2019
Promote clients products on social media.
Other Professional Experience
Acting in Films and TV series
2008 - 2013
Played roles in more than 20 Chinese films and TV series, most of which are major productions that cast me as titled characters, lead characters or main characters. Participated in the shooting of multiple TV commercials. Was given the Distinctive Contribution Award for the City of Beijing in 2011 because of a role I played, and was honoured to meet with Mr. Li Yuan Chao, the Vice President of China at the time. Starred in the promotional video for the Beijing International Film Festival in 2012. Prior to moving to England in 2013, finished my part in my last production Sunflower, which is a public service film against sexual assault. Auditioned for the Jackie Chan film Karate Kid. Although did not get the part, was in the last round of auditions with two other girls out of more than three hundred girls.
2003 - present
Learnt Ballet and Chinese National Dance since 5. Passed Grade 8 (highest level) Ballet in the Royal Academy of Dance, England with a Distinction in 2014. Passed Grade 8 (highest level) Ballet in the Beijing Academy of Dance, China in 2011. Learnt hip-hop, Jazz and Egyptian dance during school and joined dance teams and clubs throughout my education. Participated in the Chinese talent show Super Junior as a child and came second in the national finals for the year after being the champion of the week.
2008 - Present
Started modelling at 8. Entered modelling competitions and was champion many times. Became New Silk Road Model Company's young model at age 10 and walked for runways including Chinese Fashion Week. Worked as a young judge for New Silk Road Young Model Competitions. Currently post fashion & modelling pictures on my Instagram, which is followed by approximately 15 thousand followers.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
September 2015 - May 2019
BFA Interarts Performance
School of Music, Theatre and Dance
Stamps School of Art & Design
Minor in German
School of Literature, Science and Art
Current GPA: 3.67
King's School, Rochester
September 2013 - July 2015
AS History of Art
Black Magic cameras
Adobe Premiere Pro
Adobe After Effect
Performance Art, Art Cinema,
Art & Architecture History, Singing, Playing the Piano, Stand-Up Comedy, Photo Colour Correction, Fashion,
Tailoring, Cooking, Reading.
Gym, Hiking, Horse Riding, Playing Tennis, Swimming, Driving
I lived in China, England and America and have visited 50+ cities in Asia, Europe, North and South America.