BIO


AKINA KITAZAWA was born and raised in Tokyo, where she won multiple prestigious Ballet competitions.
She came to America with STEPS on Broadway's International Independent Study Program, and is overjoyed at the chance to pursue a dance career in America! Favorite credits: "Candide" (Carnegie Hall), "The King and I" (Eliza, The National Tour), “An American In Paris” (Ogunquit Playhouse), "On the Town" (Gateway Playhouse), "SWING!" (West Coast Swing Couple, Gateway Playhouse), "Carnival!" (Dance Captain, Long Center). She'll be Portraying Eliza in the King and I in Jerome Robbins' Broadway at Theatre Under The Star on May 28th through June 9th!!!

AKINA KITAZAWA was born and raised in Tokyo, where she won multiple prestigious Ballet competitions.
She came to America with STEPS on Broadway's International Independent Study Program, and is overjoyed at the chance to pursue a dance career in America! Favorite credits: "Candide" (Carnegie Hall), "The King and I" (Eliza, The National Tour), “An American In Paris” (Ogunquit Playhouse), "On the Town" (Gateway Playhouse), "SWING!" (West Coast Swing Couple, Gateway Playhouse), "Carnival!" (Dance Captain, Long Center). She'll be Portraying Eliza in the King and I in Jerome Robbins' Broadway at Theatre Under The Star on May 28th through June 9th!!!

RESUME


MUSICAL
Candide Ensemble Dancer Carnegie Hall/ Joshua Bergasse
The King and I Eliza The National Tour
An American in Paris Ensemble Ogunquit Playhouse/ Jeffry Denman
On The Town Ensemble Gateway Playhouse/ Scott Thompson
Swing! The Musical West Coast Swing Couple Gateway Playhouse/ Desiree Duarte
Carnival! Lead Dancer/Dance Captain Long Center/ Scott Thompson
21C: Mademoiselle Mozart Papagena Japan Tour
THEME PARK
The Enchanted Journey Dancer Hersheypark/ Chip Abbott
PERFORMANCE
American Showstoppers: Dancer/Assistant Choreographer The Schimmel Center/ Scott Thompson
An Evening of Frank Loesser / An Evening of Kander & Ebb
Broadway on the Hudson Dancer/Chorus Lincoln Harbord Park/ Scott Thompson
Inner Circle Dancer/Chorus The Sheraton/ Abbey O'Brien
Summer Stage Dancer Marcus Garvey Park/ Cecilia M Marta
It’s Show Time Dancer Tokyo Disneyland/ Tomomi Yamada
FILM
The Broadway Collective Dancer Drift Studio/ Robert Hartwell
TRAINING
Dancing Classical Ballet
Theatre Dance (John Leggio, Joshua Bergasse, Scott Thompson, Richard Pierlon)
Tap (Andrew Black)
Swing, Jazz, Latin Fusion, African, World Jazz, Contemporary and Horton
Singing Fred Barton, Colleen Hawks
Special Skills Partnering, Point Tap
AWARDS
2010 MayThe Red Shoes Prize at the 8th All Japan Ballet Competition in Yokohama
2007 JulyThe Saitama Dance Society Prize at the 40th All Japan Dance Competition in Saitama
2007 NovThe Third Prize at the 20th All Japan Ballet Competition in Chiba
2007 AprThe Incentive Prize at the 7th Machida National Ballet Competition
2007 FebThe Incentive Prize at the 7th All Japan Ballet Union Competition
2007 JanThe Incentive Prize at the 10th NBA All Japan Ballet Competition
CLASS
Steps On Broadway As an assistant



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