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Momoko Hirata



Born in Gunma, Japan, Momoko Hirata started dancing at the age of five. She trained at the Reiko Yamamoto Ballet School and the Royal Ballet School and danced the pas de deux from The Two Pigeons with The Royal Ballet in 2003. She joined BRB in 2003; First Artist 2005; Soloist 2008; First Soloist, 2010.

REPERTORY INCLUDES
Frederick Ashton: Enigma Variations (Lady Elgar), Dante Sonata, La Fille mal gardée, Scènes de ballet and The Two Pigeons
George Balanchine: Apollo (Polyhymnia) and Western Symphony
David Bintley: Carmina burana (Lover Girl), Hobson's Choice (Salvation Army), The Nutcracker Sweeties (Candy Kane), The Seasons ('Spring', 'Winter'), The Shakespeare Suite (Titania), Beauty and the Beast (Wild Girl), Sylvia (Sylvia), E=mc² ('Celeritas²), Allegri diversi, Les Petits Riens, The Sons of Horus and David Bintley and Galina Samsova's production of Giselle ('Harvest pas de deux')
Kim Brandstrup: Pulcinella
Oliver Hindle: The Four Seasons ('Spring', 'Winter')
Millicent Hodson and Kenneth Archer's reconstruction of The Rite of Spring ('Old Woman')
Kenneth MacMillan: Elite Syncopations and Romeo and Juliet (Juliet's Friends)
Marius Petipa: Paquita (leading role)
Twyla Tharp: In the Upper Room and Nine Sinatra Songs ('Softly', 'Forget Domani')
Peter Wright's productions of The Nutcracker (Sugar Plum Fairy, Clara, Rose Fairy), The Sleeping Beauty (Princess Aurora, Enchanted Princess, Fairy of Temperament); Peter Wright and Galina Samsova's production of Swan Lake (Cygnets, Italian Princess, pas de trois)

AWARDS
Winner, Prix de Lausanne, 2001


Last updated August 2010.





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