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Shoko Tamai

Shoko Tamai - 5.0 out of 5 based on 10 votes

Shoko Tamai has traversed the world stage with unmatched distinction, power, beauty and elegance in the world of Ballet. She continues to dazzle the masses, evolve her profession and influence her art by combining Classical Ballet and Contemporary Dance with all-original and interpretive choreography in her theater performances.

Hailing from Yamanashi, Japan, a small mountain town located in the far outskirts of Tokyo, Shoko has been a classically trained ballerina since the age of two and has since toured with The Central School of Ballet (London, UK), The American Academy of Ballet (NYC, USA), The Paris Opera (France) and The Madrid Ballet School (Spain). Her undying dedication to her art has led her to grace the globe, lighting up the stages of famed venues that include London’s Royal Opera House, Shakespeare’s Globe Theater, and The Theatre Royal in Glasgow.

Shoko Tamai has competed from Hong Kong to New York and has the honor of being a Finalist in The World Ballet Competition and a Gold Medalist in the New York Ballet Competition (American Academy of Ballet). Her explosive resume and qualifications aside, Shoko is a true pioneer in her own right as she distinguishes herself on-stage with her exquisite history and story-telling through expressive dance. Each one of her performances promises to deliver a unique, stimulating visual and musical experience that should not be missed!

2011(March)   Produced “UNLIMITED DANCE SHOW” in NYC for 3rd time as a fundraiser for Japan. Choreographed, directed and assembled music for this show.
2008-2009(May)   Forces of Nature Dance Theatre and Ballet Noir.
2008(Jun)   Professional training program with Dance Theatre of Harlem.
2008(September)   Joined ensemble as member of Dance Theatre of Harlem. Toured the USA for 2 years.
2006(Summer)   2 weeks ballet program, in Madrid(Spain)with scholarship.
2005(July-August)   Summer Program at American Academy of Ballet (N.Y) by teachers including: David Howard, Galina Samstova,Brian Loftus, Olga Dvorovenko and Mignon Furman.
2005(Spring program)   3 weeks ballet course in Paris.Teachers are from Paris Opera.
1990-2003(July)   Trained in Classical Ballet at Yumi Classic Ballet Studio in Japan since when she was age 2, also trained the piano, singing, music, gymnastics, swimming and figure Skating.
2011(March)   Produced “UNLIMITED DANCE SHOW” in NYC for 3rd time as a fundraiser for Japan. Choreographed, directed and assembled music for this show.
     
Repertory roles:   Kitori`s solo from Don Quixote , Diana from Diana & Acteon, Giselle`s solo from Giselle Act 1, Napoli solo and Pas de six, Le Corsaire solo from Act 3,Sylphide`s solo from Les Sylphide, Rymonda`s solo from Act 1,2,3 , Black Swan`s solo from Swan Lake Act 3, The Nutcracker(Sugar Plum Fairy) Pas de Deux, The Sleeping Beauty(Aurora)`s Pas de Deux from Act 3 and Aurora`s solo from Act 1 . La Esmeralda`s solo, Cinderella`s
Pas de Deux. also contemporary repertory by Sara Matthews when she was on Tour in U.K and performed in London.
“Sen”~ choreographed by her self, 3rd place in choreography Competition. Professional Salsa dancer. Danced all over the Europe. Taught Latin dance in Europe and USA.
     
Qualifications:    
    18/03/2005 ・ (RAD) INTERMEDIATE - DISTINCTION
    13/07/2005 ・ (RAD) ADVANCED 1 - DISTINCTION
    27/03/2006 ・ (RAD) ADVANCED 2 - DISTINCTION
    8/03/2007 ・ Solo Seal (Final exam) - PASSED

Additional Info

  • Dancer Skills: Ballet Dancer, Fire Dancer, Jazz Dancer, Professional Dancer
  • Act Type: Single Act, Duo Act, Group Act
  • Available For: Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Bars, Birthday Parties, Charity, Christmas, Clubs, Concerts, Corporate Affairs/ Events, Costume Party, Cruise Ships, Dances Parties, Fundraisers, Grand Openings, Hoiliday, Masquerade Party, New Year’s Eve Party, Private Parties/Events, Street fairs / Festivals, Resturants, Advertising, Award Banquets, Commercials, Film, Product Launches, Promotions, Store Promotions, Tradeshows, TV, Videos, Casinos, Casting / Auditions, Interactive Crowd Mingling
  • Language(s): English, Japanese
  • LOCATION

  • Country: United States
  • City / Region: New York, Brooklyn
  • State: NY
  • Zip Code: 10001
  • Will Travel?: Yes
  • CONTACT / SOCIAL LINKS

  • Phone: (646) 918-4383
  • Instagram: shokotamai

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