Ayuka Nitta

Corps de ballet


Born in Yokohama (Japan), 1993. She started dancing ballet at the age of 10. In 2010 she was awarded with a three year’s scholarship in the Austrian Ballet School in Tokyo, under the direction of Rio Mitani and Christian Martinu. In 2009 she continued her education in the Tokyo City Ballet having Etsuko Adachi as her director. She has won both gold (2014) and bronze medals (2011) in the Tanz Olymp competition in Berlin (Germany).

During her stay in the National Moravian Silesian Theatre (Czech Republic) from 2014 to 2017 she danced in the cathegory of Demi-Soloist. She danced Igor Vejsada’s version of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake both in Odette and Odile roles and also as part of the four small swans, Constance’s role in Paul Chalmer’s Three Musketeers, the Spring and Autumn fairy in Cinderella (Paul Chalmer), Mildred and The Tramp roles in Chaplin (Mario Schroder) and Falling Angels, by Jirí Kylián.

Between 2017 and 2021 danced in various choreographies in the Greek National Opera Ballet (Greece) as part of the Corps de ballet. Among those choreographies we can find Don Quixote (Marius Petipa/Thiago Bordin), Herrumbre (Nacho Duato), CACTI (Alexander Ekman), Le Chant Du Rossignol (Marco Goecke), Point of no return (Ioannis Mandafounis, Equilible (Andonis Foniadakis) and Nutcracker (Renato Zanella).

In 2021 she joined the Compañía Nacional de Danza under the artistic direction of Joaquín De Luz.