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Tokyo born Aya Okumura started her ballet training at the age of 3 in Tokyo, Japan. In 2006 winning first place at NBA Ballet Competition granted her a scholarship to study at John Cranko School in Stuttgart, Germany. She graduated with honour in 2009, and joined Dutch National Ballet where she rose through the ranks to be promoted to Soloist in 2017. Since 2019 was a Soloist at Staatsballett Berlin and is currently a First Soloist with the Czech National Ballet.

Height: 5'3" | 160cm
Nationality: Japanese
Company: Czech National Ballet

Rank: First Soloist

Classical | Neo-classical

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