Satomi Itohara

Choreographer/ Dancer

satomi1Satomi Itohara began her ballet training in her home town of Yamaguchi, Japan. Following a move to the United States, she continued her education at Utah Valley University on a scholarship, where she graduated with a BFA in Dance. Satomi moved to New York to train and was invited to join the Joffrey Ballet Concert Group under the direction of Davis Robertson.  In high demand as a freelance dancer, she has worked with independent choreographers and companies in NYC, and toured around the nation.  She enjoys choreographing and has presented her works in major dance festivals and showcases in NYC such as The Dance Gallery Festival, Dumbo Dance Festival, The Identically Dance Festival, and many others.  She moved to Tokyo in 2016 and continues to present her works Internationally.

 

 

Satomi’s Experiences


photo by Kenji Mori

Teaching Experience

■Studio Marty, Mita,Tokyo (2019~)
■Broadway Dance Center Tokyo, Tokyo(2018~)
■Dream Parfait Studio,Minny Story Dance, Hiroo, Tokyo(2016~)
■Gold’s Gym Tsudanuma, Tsudanuma, Chiba(2017~)
■Aya Ballet School, Senzoku, Tokyo(2017~)
■Wisdom Academy Ikejiri school, Ikejiri, Tokyo(2017~2018)
■Performing Arts Workshop, New Jersey, NJ(2014~2015)
■American Theater Dance Workshop, New Hyde Park, NY(2014)
■Fit 4 Life NYC, Brooklyn, NY(2013~2014)
■Rocky Mountain Ballet, Provo, UT(2009~2010)

Workshops

■Premier Ginza, Ginza, Tokyo
■AVAYAVA Contemporary Dance Festival, Pune, India
■Studio Marty, Yokohama, Kanagawa
■Aya Ballet Classic, Shunan, Yamaguchi
etc.
 

Guesting & Other Performances

■Gesuno Kiwami Otpme「Onna wa kawaru」PV, 6th Anniversary Live Performance, Tokyo (2018)
■D Studio Performance 2017, Nakano, Tokyo(2017)
■TOKYOBUZA “Yureru”, Tokyo(2017)
■Contemporary Dance Association of Japan “Festival in May”, Tokyo(2017)
■Piece of Modern Dance Company “LAST WILL” Tokyo(2017)
■Vantan Design Institute Cutting Edge fashion+digital Ebisu, Tokyo(2016)
■Dance New Jersy: Website cover photodacne-nj-cover
■stbdance “BECQUREL”, Ailey Citigroup Theater, NY
■Joffrey Ballet Concert Group, New York, NY (2014): National Tour, Serenade by George Balanchine
■Eva Dean Dance (Guest Artist), Brooklyn, NY (2014): Peter Pan-Wendy Poise- Solo, Peal, Swirl
ubwaystories, Brooklyn, NY (2014)
■KoDaFe in NYC 2014, Ailey Citigroup Theater, NY (2014)
■NYC 10, Dixon Place, NY (2013)
■ADC Guest Artist Showcase, New York, NY (2012)
■Aya Ballet Studio 2nd Concert, Yamaguchi City Public Hall, Yamaguchi, Japan (2006)

and more
 
◆Nomad Contemporary Ballet, New York (2013~2016)
◆Emotions Physical Theater, New York (2013~2014)
 

Translation(Eng to Jpn)

■Elevation−昇華− Presented by Fabula Collective, After talk translation for James Pett and Travis Clausen-Knight
■Julie Kent Workshop (Artistic director of The Washington Ballet)
■Bottaini Merlo Workshop (BOTTAINI MERLO INTERNATIONAL CENTRE OF ARTS)
■National Ballet School of Portugal Workshop
■Hungarian National Ballet School Workshop
■Zurich Dance Academy Workshop
■Laurent Novis Workshop (Paris Opera Ballet)
■Demian Valgas Workshop
■English National Ballet School Workshop/Audition

 

Education

■Utah Valley University BFA in Dance  (Emphasis in Ballet), Orem, UT
■Joffrey Ballet School Concert Group/ Artistic Director: Davis Robertson