Yuki Sugiura


Born: Hyogo, Japan

Trained: Seiko Kuramoto Ballet School and the Royal Ballet School

Joined: 2018

Awards: Silver medal in the Youth America Grand Prix, New York, 2014; 1st place in The Kobe Dance Competition, Japan, 2012.

Most rewarding role: Fairy solo in The Sleeping Beauty, Royal Ballet School performance at the Royal Opera House, London.

Inspirational book: Miyako Yoshida’s (former Principal dancer) book – it taught me what it is to be a ballerina.