Yu Kurihara


Born: Japan

Trained: Royal Ballet School

Joined: 2018, promoted to Soloist in 2021

Awards: First prize at the Youth America Grand Prix (2015),
The Ashton Award, Royal Ballet School (2018)

Other companies: Asami Maki Ballet, Tokyo (Bluebird in The Sleeping Beauty). 

Proudest on-stage moment: Curtain calls, when I enjoy the results of all my work.


Juanjo Arqués: Ignite
Frederick Ashton: La Fille mal gardée
David Bintley: Beauty and the Beast
Ruth Brill: 
Peter and the Wolf