Shizuru Kato

Upcoming performances:
21 January 2020
8 February 2020
23 February 2020
1 March 2020
25 March 2020
  • Prize-winner of the NBA Ballet Competition (1st prize, 2010)
  • Grand Prix of Japan (2009 – 1st prize, 2010 – 1st prize and Scholarship)
  • Prize-winner and Scholarship of Prix de Lausanne (2011)

In 2003–2011 he studied in Acri Horimoto Ballet Academy with Massimo Acri, Miwa Horimoto. In 2011–2013 he studied in Canada’s National Ballet School. Pedagogues: Mavis Staines, Sergiu Stefanschi, Shaun Amyot, Alexander Gorbatsevich, Raymond Smith.

Since August 2019 he has been a soloist of the Ballet Company of the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre.

Prince Desire, Blue Bird (The Sleeping Beauty) – choreography by Marius Petipa;
Albrecht from 2nd act (Giselle) – choreography by Marius Petipa;
Pas de deux from Le Corsaire in choreography by Marius Petipa;
Pas de deux Carnevale di Venezia from the ballet Satanella in choreography by Marius Petipa;
Prince Desire, Four princes (The Sleeping Beauty) – choreography by Yaroslav Ivanenko;
Frantz (Coppélia) – choreography by Yaroslav Ivanenko;
Nutcracker, Russian dance (The Nutcracker) – choreography by Yaroslav Ivanenko;
Prince Siegfried, Rothbart, Pas de trois (Swan Lake) – choreography by Yaroslav Ivanenko;
Benvolio (Romeo and Juliet) – choreography by Yaroslav Ivanenko;
Prince (Cinderella) – choreography by Yaroslav Ivanenko;
James (La Sylphide) – choreography by August Bournonville;
Pas de deux from Flower Festival in Genzano in choreography by August Bournonville;
One-act ballets: Heroes in choreography by Marguerite Donlon, A Day in the Life in choreography by Trey McIntyre;
Ballets in William Forsythe’s choreography: The Second Detail (Hula), In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated (including the first Male solo).

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