Birthplace

Hokkaido, Japan

Age started dancing

Three years old

Training

Sasaki Mika Ballet Academy (Kanagawa, Japan)

Awards and Prizes

Bronze Medal at the Le Chausson D’Or International Classical Dance Competition, 2012 (Paris, France); First Prize at the Kobe Dance Competition, 2014 (Kobe, Japan); Semi-Finalist at the Prix de Lausanne, 2014 (Lausanne, Switzerland).

In July 2014, Haruhi won the Grand Prix at the International Ballet Competition in Tokyo, being rewarded with three months at the National Dance Company of Spain (CND). During this period with CND she danced the roles in Delibes Suite, Don Quixote Suite and Raymonda Divertimento, by José Carlos Martínez.

Previous Companies

National Dance Company of Spain, 2015 – 2022, promoted to Soloist in 2018 under the Artistic Directorship of José Carlos Martínez.

Favourite roles

Kitri in Don Quixote and The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude by William Forsythe

Career Highlight

Dancing the role of Kitri in Don Quixote Whole Acts after three months with the National Dance Company of Spain

Roles would love to dance

Theme and Variations and Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux by George Balanchine; Other Dances by Jerome Robbins; In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated and any work by William Forsythe; Juliet; Manon; Aurora; Gods and Dogs by Jiří Kylián… there are too many to choose!

Other information

Haruhi has been invited to dance in many galas all over the world, including the Roberto Bolle and Friends gala in 2018. She was featured as an artist in GQ Spain and Shiseido Spain. Haruhi loves Spanish food and wine, and loves to speak Spanish. She enjoys really embracing the food and culture of every country she visits!

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