Marina Kanno

DEMI-SOLOIST

born in Fujisawa, Japan

BALLETTEDUCATION

Kimura-Kimika-Ballet School, Yokohama
2003–2005     Vaganova Ballet Academy, St. Petersburg

ENGAGEMENTS

2005 Ballet of Wiener Staatsoper /// 2007 Staatsballett Berlin /// since 2010 Demi-Soloist

REPERTORY

Elena Tschernischova’s »Giselle« (friends of Giselle, Zylmé); Renato Zanella’s »The Nutcracker«; John Neumeier’s »Wie es euch gefällt« (Court Ladies); Gyula Harangozo’s »Coppelia« (friends); Rudolf Nurejew’s »Swan Lake« (princess, four little swans, solo waltz); Marius Petipa’s »Paquita« (Solo); Frederick Ashton’s »La fille mal gardée« (friends); John Cranko’s »Romeo and Juliet« (lily girls)

REPERTORY IN BERLIN

Vladimir Malakhov’s »Sleeping Beauty« (blue-bird-Pas de deux, Fairy ›Canari qui chante‹), »Cinderella« (spring fairy) and »La Bayadere« (Grand Pas); Frederick Ashton’s »Sylvia« (little goats); Patrice Bart’s »Swan Lake« (four little swans, Solo Tarantella), »The Nutcracker« (Luise, Chinese dance, Solo Marquise) and »Giselle« (Peasant-Pas-de-deux); Boris Eifman’s »Tschaikowsky« (Girl); Pierre Lacotte’s »La Vivandiére«; Mauro Bigonzetti’s »Caravaggio«; John Cranko’s »Onegin« (Olga) and »Romeo and Juliet« (Carnival, lilies); Angelin Preljocaj’s »The Nights«; Nacho Duato’s »Sleeping Beauty« (blue-bird-Pas de deux, Fairy ›Canari qui chante‹) and »The Nutcracker« (Chinese dance); Ohad Naharin’s »Secus« (»Duato | Kylián | Naharin«); Jiři Kylián’s »Petite Mort« (»Duato | Kylián | Naharin«); George Balanchine’s »Jewels« (Rubies); Benjamin Millepied’s »Daphnis et Chloé« (Quartett) (»Maillot | Millepied«); Hofesh Shechter’s »The Art of Not Looking Back« (»Duato | Shechter«); Vìctor Ullate’s »Don Quixote« (Kitri's friends)

OTHER PARTICULARITIES

2006 New Year´s Concert Wien (Choreography by John Neumeier) /// 2009 Giselle, Tokyo /// 2010 Don Quixote (Kitri), Tokyo /// 2010 Asteras Ballet-Gala, New National Theater, Japan