Akari Fujiwara

Company Dancer

Aichi, Japan

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Ballet Jörgen Junior Company Member 2016
RBC Foundation Apprentice 2016-2017
Company Member Since 2017

Akari started dancing at the age of three and trained at the Shiho Kanazawa Ballet Studio until the age of 14. Akari then spent two years at the Koninklijke Ballet School in Antwerp, Belgium before moving to Toronto to study at Canada’s National Ballet School. Akari was a Ballet Jörgen Junior Company Member in 2016 and an RBC Apprentice the following season. Akari’s roles with Ballet Jörgen have included Flower, Snowflake, & Dragonfly in The Nutcracker: A Canadian Tradition and Cygnet & Mazurka Dancer in Swan Lake.

Akari’s roles with CBJ have included Flower, Snowflake, & Dragonfly in The Nutcracker: A Canadian Tradition and Cygnet & Mazurka Dancer in Swan Lake.

Akari is sponsored by Mary and Graham Hallward.