Born: Japan

Trained: Acri-Horimoto Ballet Academy and English National Ballet School

Joined: 2012; Soloist, 2017; First Soloist, 2018

Dream roles: Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, because I want the challenge of dancing a dramatic role.

Most challenging role: The title role in Sylvia – it requires a lot of stamina and the ability to change character in Act II.

Dance heroine: Former Birmingham Royal Ballet dancer Miyako Yoshida.

Created roles: I created roles in ballets by Company dancers Ruth Brill (Matryoshka) and Kit Holder (Quatrain).

Off-stage: I enjoy knitting, crochet and sewing.

Awards: Prix de Lausanne scholarship, 2009.


Carlos Acosta: Don Quixote (Kitri)
Frederick Ashton: La Fille mal gardée (Lise), Dante Sonata (Child of Light)
George Balanchine: Apollo (Polyhymnia),Serenade
David Bintley: Cinderella (Title role, 'Spring'), Aladdin (Princess Badr al-Badur'), Sylvia (Title role), Beauty and the Beast (Wild Girl), Take Five ('Three to Get Ready'), 'Still Life' at the Penguin Café (Great Auk, Humboldt's Hog-Nosed Skunk Flea), E=mc² ('Celertias²') , Flowers of the Forest, Sylvia (Title role)and The Prince of the Pagodas (Princess Belle Sakura), and David Bintley and Galina Samsova's production of Giselle
Michael Corder: Le Baiser de la fée (Bride)
Kit Holder: Quatrain
Kenneth MacMillan: Concerto (First movement)
Juliano Nunes:
Peter Wright's productions of The Nutcracker (Sugar Plum Fairy, Clara), Coppélia (Swanilda) and The Sleeping Beauty (Princess Aurora), and Peter Wright and Galina Samsova's production of Swan Lake (Odette/Odile).

Header image: Clothing (except for tutu) generously supplied by UK dancewear specialists Dans-ez