Mari Kawanishi

CORPS DE BALLET

born in Tokyo, Japan

BALLETEDUCATION

1998–2002     Tachibana Ballet School, Tokyo
2002–2007     Elmhurst School for Dance, London
2007–2010     The Royal Ballet School, London

COMPETITIONS | AWARDS

2006     Youth America Grand Prix: Final Scholarship

ENGAGEMENTS

2010 Semperoper Ballett Dresden /// since 2011 Staatsballett Berlin

REPERTORY

Frederick Ashton’s »Cinderella« (Twelve Stars); Peter Wright’s »The Nutcracker« (Snowflake); Sir Kenneth McMillan’s »Romeo and Juliet«; David Dawson’s »Giselle«; William Forsythe’s »Artifact Suite«; George Balanchine’s »Coppélia« (Four jesters), »Jewels« (Diamonds and Emeralds) and »Tarantella«; Xenia Wiest’s »The Running System«; Jeroen Verbruggen’s »Faltz«

REPERTORY IN BERLIN

William Forsythe’s »Herman Schmerman«; Mauro Bigonzetti’s »Caravaggio«; Vladimir Malakhov’s »La Péri« and »La Bayadere«; John Cranko’s »Onegin« and »Romeo and Juliet«; Alexei Ratmansky’s »Namouna«; Angelin Preljocaj’s »The Nights«; Itzik Galili’s »The Open Square«; Patrice Bart’s »Swan Lake«; Boris Eifman’s »Tchaikovsky«; Vasily Medvedev’s and Yuri Burlaka’s »The Nutcracker«; Maurice Béjart’s »Ring around the Ring«; Heinz Spoerli’s »Peer Gynt«; Ohad Naharin’s »Secus« (»Duato | Kylián | Naharin«); George Balanchine’s »Jewels« (Emeralds, Rubies, Diamonds); Jean-Christophe Maillot’s »Altro Canto« (»Maillot | Millepied«); Hofesh Shechter’s »The Art of Not Looking Back« (»Duato | Shechter«)

OTHER PARTICULARITIES

2010 and 2011 Anaheim International Dance Festival /// 2012 Guest performance in Artedanza Rossana‘s »Sleeping Beauty«(Aurora) /// 2012 and 2014 Gala of the Stars in California /// 2013 Gala International Di Danza Livorno