Arina Nagase was born in Japan and graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet, where she studied with Luidmila Kovaleva, Vadim Desnitsky, and Valery Sergeev.
Took part in a tour in Harbin (The People’s Republic of China), Seoul (South Korea) and at the Mariinsky Theatre (St Petersburg) as a member of the Ballet Company of the Primorsky Stage.
Since 2013, she has been a member of the Ballet Company of the Primorsky Opera and Ballet Theatre.
In 2016 she became a soloist of the Ballet Company of the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre.
Repertoire at the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre includes:
Don Quixote (Kitri, Flower-Seller, Amour); choreography by Alexander Gorsky based after Marius Petipa,
Swan Lake (Prince’s Friends, Little swans, Brides, Two Swans, Four Swans, Neapolitan Dance); choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, revised choreography by Konstantin Sergeyev and choreographic adaptation by Eldar Aliev,
Sleeping Beauty (Princess Florine, The Generous Fairy, Cinderella); choreography by Marius Petipa revised version by Konstantin Sergeev and Eldar Aliev,
Le Corsaire (Medora, Gulnara); choreography by Eldar Aliev (using fragments of Marius Petipa’s choreography),
The Nutcracker (The Sugar Plum Fairy, Masha, Chineese dance); choreography by Eldar Aliev,
Giselle (Giselle, Monna, Zulma, Pas de deux), choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot and Marius Petipa,
The Firebird (Firebird, bird’s flight); choreography by Eldar Aliev,
The Little Humpbacked Horse (Wet-Nurses); choreography by Alexei Ratmansky,
Daphnis et Chloé (Licaenion); choreography by Dmitry Pimonov,
In the Jungle (Gurri); choreography by Anton Pimonov.
George Balanchine’s ballets: Scotch Symphony, Apollo (Polyhymnia), Serenade (soloist, four soloists).
Grand pas de deux Carnevale di Venezia from Satanella (soloist); choreography by Marius Petipa,
Inspiration (Four Soloists); choreography by Eldar Aliev.
Repertoire also include:
Sleeping Beauty (Aurora, Pas de deux, variation); choreography by Marius Petipa revised version by Konstantin Sergeev,
The Nutcracker (Clara, Pas de deux); choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov,
La Sylphide (the Sylph, Pas de deux); choreography by August Bournonville,
Don Quixote (Kitri’s variation, Amour, Pas de deux); choreography by Alexander Gorsky,
The Stars and Stripes (Pas de deux).