Principal Ballerina Chisato Yoshida

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Chisato Yoshida is a rising star ballerina performing principal roles around the world. From 2003 to the present she has won numerous awards and honors at National and International Ballet Competitions. In 2018 she was chosen to dance the main role in Magnificat as choreographed by renowned, modern Japanese Choreographer Jun Ishii. In 2009, she danced the lead role of Kitri in Don Quixote, hosted by the city of Osaka. Chisato won the Silver Prize at the Youth America Grand Prix in Osaka in 2004 and was invited to the Youth America Grand Prix New York Finals in 2005. Since she joined the K-Chamber Company in 2002, she has danced most of the well-known principal roles in ballet such as Odette in Swan Lake, Giselle in Giselle, Aurora in Sleeping Beauty and many more.

 

Chisato was a finalist at the Seoul International Dance Competition and she won the gold prize at The Ballet Competition for Youth in Japan. At the National Ballet Association’s All Japan Ballet Competition, Chisato won first prize in the Contemporary Division; at the All Japan Ballet Competition in Tokyo, she won Silver Prize in the Pas de Deux; at the All Japan Ballet Competition in Nagoya, she also won Silver Prize and at the All Japan Ballet Competition in Kobe, she won Bronze Prize. Chisato started her dance education in 1994 at K-Ballet Studio under Kaori Kurumi and Keiko Yagami in Japan. At the same time, Chisato teaches up and coming dancers at K-Ballet Studio.