Akane Kogure

Corps of ballet

Akane Kogure

Born in Yokohama Japan. Akane Kogure begun her training ballet at the age of 4. In 2012, Akane eventually moved to Canada for furthered her training professionally under the direction of Murray Kilgour at Alberta Ballet School where she graduated in 2017. She had attended summer intensives to continue her training such as Royal Winnipeg Ballet, and the School of Alberta Ballet, Canada’s Ballet Jorgen in Canada and Cincinnati Ballet in the Unite States.

While training at the school, she completed her Cecchetti certification exams, and Akane was selected as representant of Canada for Cecchetti International Classical Ballet Competition in Florence and received contemporary award which is the one of three big prizes of this competition, as well as received  several scholarships in 2018. She was also selected YAGP Top 12 Senior category in Houston.

Akane continued her dance as an Alberta Ballet trainee where she performed Ben Stevenson’s  Dracula and Edmund Stripe’s Nutcracker by Alberta Ballet Company.

She carried through her professional career at Ballet de Barcelona as Principal Dancer performing roles such as: Sugarplum Fairy, Flowers soloist Dewdrop, Chinese soloist from Nutcracker, Animated frescoes from Humpback Little Horse, and together pink girl and green girl by Antonio Carmena, former dancer of New York City Ballet.

In September 2022, she joined Compañía Nacional de Danza, under the artistic direction of  Joaquín De Luz.

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