Soloist of State Ballet of Georgia

Ruika Yokoyama

Soloist

During 2001-2013 she was studying at the Niigata ballet school. During 2013-2016 – Escola de Dança do Conservatório Nacional in Lisbon (Portugal).  Since 2016 – a soloist at the ballet company of the Tbilisi Opera and Ballet State Theatre.

Repertoire:
Princess Aurora, Four Couples in Flower Waltz – Tchaikovsky, THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
Soloist Mazurka –   CHOPINIANA
Soloist of Peers – Prokofiev, ROMEO AND JULIET
Chinese doll – Tchaikovsky, THE NUTCRACKER
Pas de trios – Tchaikovsky, SWAN LAKE
Myrta, Pas-de-six – Adan, GISELLE
First variation of soloist – Minkus, DON QUIXOTE

Also roles in ballets: TSUNA AND TSRUTSUNA (choreography by N. Ananiashvili) and PETITE CÉRÉMONIE, ORAWA (choreography by M. Walerski).

Awards:
The highest score at the All Japan Ballet Competition (2013, Japan)
Bronze medal at the Tanzolymp Ballet Competition (2014, Germany)
Prix de Lausanne (2016, Switzerland)

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