Shanghai Etoile Ballet Studio full-time instructor

上海エトワールバレエスタジオ 吉松朱里

【吉松 朱里(Yoshimatsu Shuri)】

Began lessons at the age of four under Kimika Kimura at Kimika Kimura Atelier de Ballet.An official member of the Japan Ballet Association Kanto branch.

2000 Graduated from the Ballet Division, Japan Ongaku High School.
2000 Entered the Ballet Division, Shanghai Dance School.
2003 Entered the Ballet Division of the Dance Branch, Shanghai Theatre Academy and studied under Shu Meiri.
2007 Joined the Tokyo City Ballet.

Performing Experiences

Nutcracker (Chinese dancer), Swan Lake (the four swans), The Carnival of the Animals, After the Rain – with Tokyo City Ballet.Sleeping Beauty (Allegro Vivo), Coppélia – special performance commemorating Kiyoko Ishii’s 70 year of life in dance.Western Symphony – with Star Dancers Ballet

Awards

2004 1st place in the senior category, the 2nd Ballet Concours in Yokohama
2005 1st place in the senior category, All Japan Ballet Union Concours
2005 3rd place in the senior category, Machida National Ballet Concours
2005 3rd place in the senior category, the 3rd Ballet Concours in Yokohama
2005 4th place in the senior category & Chunichi Newspaper Award, the 15th National Ballet Concours in Nagoya
2007 4th place in the senior category & Kahoku Newspaper Award, the 2nd All Nippon DATE Classic Ballet Competition Miyagi
2007 4th place in the senior category, the 1st Granship Classic Ballet Concours in Shizuoka
2007 3rd place in the senior category, the 1st Ballet Con (ballet concours for youth) in Tokyo


上海エトワールバレエスタジオ 王益東

【王 益東(Wang Yidong)】

1989 Entered the Ballet Division, Shanghai Dance School on a national scholarship.
1996 Graduated from Shanghai Dance School and joined The Shanghai Ballet.
2000 Entered the Dance Division, Shanghai Normal University.Also studied anatomy, ballet history, dance literatures and theories of art.
2004 Trained with the Star Dancers Ballet in Japan for 10 months through the Invitation of Outstanding Artists and Specialists program by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan.
2005 Joined the Star Dancers Ballet upon completion of the 10 months training.

Performing Experiences

Appeared in all performances with the Shanghai Ballet while enrolled.Giselle, Coppélia, Nutcracker (Peter Wright’s production).The Green Table (Kurt Jooss).Western Symphony (George Balanchine).The Firebird (Yasuyuki Endo).Cinderella (Minoru Suzuki)

Shanghai Etoile Ballet Studio part-time instructor

上海エトワールバレエスタジオ 李阿丹 Li Adan

【李 阿丹(Li Adan)】

Li has been taking a variety of dance instruction for his students since the very beginning of his career, namely Classical Ballet, Rehearsal Practice, Pas de Deux, and the Foreign Folk Dance. Beside the regular teaching activities, in 1999, Li also joined the rehearsal and performance of the original choreography of The Magpie Bridge, which was jointly created by the Chinese and Japanese artists. In the year of 2000, as a committee member of The 6th National Dance Competition-Tao Li Cup, Li successfully presented his Ballet Class for Demonstration, which was greatly appreciated by the experts of China Ballet Society. In addition to that, Li frequently travelled with his students to Japan for exchange performance and choreographed a series of works for the celebrative performance. In 2004, officially invited by the Culture Department of Japan, Li deepened his academic learning in Tokyo under the title of ‘Over Sea Artists’. During this short period, besides being a guest teacher in Tokyo City Ballet, Li visited more than a dozen of local Ballet companies. After back to homeland, the article ‘Ballet in Japan—an outlook from an over-sea student’ was published in relevant magazine.

1992 graduated with an outstanding academic record from the Ballet Dept. of Shanghai Dance School.In the July of the same year, Li was contracted as the Principal in The Ensemble of Jiangsu Province.
1996 under the government program of “Excellent Talents”, Li has been a teacher in the Ballet Dept. of Shanghai Dance School.


上海エトワールバレエスタジオ 楊已磊 Yang Yilel

【楊 已磊(Yang Yilel)】

1992 graduated from the Ballet Dept. of Shanghai Dance School.With the outstanding and excellent academic performance, Yang has been teaching in Shanghai Dance School immediately after her graduation. Since Yang began her career as a Ballet teacher, she travelled all over the world with her students for various cultural-exchanges and the major International Ballet Competitions.
2006 Yang was appointed by the School Committee to teach in Macau Academy of Performing Arts.

Shanghai Etoile Ballet Studio special instructor,adviser

上海エトワールバレエスタジオ 小山久美

【小山 久美(Oyama Kumi)】

Graduated from the Philosophy Department, Faculty of Letter, Keio University, Japan

1979 Joined the Star Dancers Ballet
1984 Entered North Carolina School of Arts.Studied under Melissa Hayden through a fellowship program by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan
1985 Performed as soloist with the Tampa Ballet, Florida.After returning to Japan, she performed in numerous ballets such as Giselle (Peter Wright’s production) and others by Antony Tudor, George Balanchine, and Kenneth MacMillan.

Awards

2004 1st place in the senior category, the 2nd Ballet Concours in Yokohama
1992 Received the Muramatsu Award.
2003 Appointed as the Manager and the Artistic Director of the Star Dancers Ballet.

Shanghai Etoile Ballet Studio special instructor

上海エトワールバレエスタジオ 天木真那美

【天木 真那美(Amaki Manami)】

1997 Began lessons at Kazuko Kaneda Ballet School.
1998 Entered the Ballet Division, Showa Ongaku Geijutsu School (School of Music and Arts).
2000 Graduated from Showa Ongaku Geijutsu School (School of Music and Arts).

Performing Experiences

Giselle, Nutcracker, Coppélia, (Peter Wright’s production).Dragon Quest, Missing Link (by Minoru Suzuki).Western Symphony, The Four Temperaments (by George Balanchine).TOKYO-TOOLS (by Felix Ruckert)


上海エトワールバレエスタジオ 小池知子

【小池 知子(Koike Tomoko)】

1984 Began lessons at the Hiromi Takahashi Ballet Studio
1996 Entered the Central School of Ballet, England
2002 Joined the Star Dancers Ballet

erforming Experiences

Nutcracker, Giselle, Coppélia, (Peter Wright’s production).Steptext (by William Forsythe).DEGI META GO-GO, Dragon Quest, Cinderella (by Minoru Suzuki).TOKYO-TOOLS (by Felix Ruckert)

Shanghai Etoile Ballet Studio studio pianist

上海エトワールバレエスタジオ 張康明

【張 康明 (ZHANG Kangming)】

Learning the piano at an early age, at the age of 10 he was already have a try to compose. Good at playing the piano improvisation as well as instrumental music.

1998 Dance accompanist, GuangZhou TianJie Ballet School.
1999 Piano accompaniment, the Senior Ballet Seminar organized Shanghai Yuandong Ballet Art School, coached by Dancers from Russia named LUMIYANCHEVA.
2000 Dance accompanist, Shanghai Theater Academy Dance Academy Department of Ballet. During the period, he was the piano accompanist for Shanghai Ballet and Hongkong Ballet and received a good evaluation. The original CD he produced for dance accompaniment was appreciated by dancers from many countries and it was used as the sample of the accompaniment materials.
2006 Success of the individual original piano music concert, and held the second concert on April the same year.2007 Attend the International NGH Hypnosis therapists training course and cum laude end of the course. Since then, music has been an independent study of psychological treatment, and try to produce music-related.
2008 Improvisational accompaniment in the American modern dance master class