Reina Fuchigami

First Artist

Born: Fukushima, Japan

Trained: Hitomi Takeuchi Ballet School and the Royal Ballet School

Joined: 2012, First Artist, 2016 

First role danced with the Company: One of the Stars in Cinderella when I was a student at the Royal Ballet School

Awards: First prize at the 20th All Japan Ballet competition and Japan Grand Prix, 2009

Frederick Ashton:Les Rendezvous (pas de trois), Façade ('Scotch Rhapsody'), Dante Sonata, La Fille mal gardée (Lise's Friends), The Dream (Mustardseed), Enigma Variations
George Balanchine: Serenade, Theme and Variations
David Bintley: Cinderella ('Spring'), Aladdin ('Diamond'), 'Still Life' at the Penguin Café (Great Auk), Tombeaux, Carmina burana
Kenneth MacMillan: Elite Syncopations ('The Golden Hours'), Romeo and Juliet (Friend)
Jessica Lang:Wink
Alexander Whitley: Kin.
Peter Wright:The Nutcracker (Clara, Columbine), Swan Lake (Italian Princess, Cygnet, pas de quatre), Coppélia (Swanilda's Friends)

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