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Kiyoka Hashimoto

Born in Hyogo (Japan), Kiyoka Hashimoto was educated at the Izumi Ballet in Japan and at the Cannes Jeune Ballet. In 2004 she became a member of the Dresden Semperoper Ballett. In 2008 she joined the Ballett der Wiener Staatsoper und Volksoper, where she was appointed to Demi-soloist in 2010. In 2012 she became Soloist of the Wiener Staatsballett. 2016 she was promoted First Soloist.

Her repertory comprises Odette/Odile, Gefährtin des Prinzen and Kleiner Schwan in Rudolf Nurejews „Schwanensee“, Kitri/Dulcinea, Kitris Freundin, Amor und Erste Brautjungfer in Rudolf Nurejews "Don Quixote", Clara and Pastorale in Rudolf Nurejews "Der Nussknacker", Lise in Frederick Ashtons "La Fille mal gardée", Olga in John Crankos "Onegin", Effie and Pas de deux in Pierre Lacottes "La Sylphide", Médora and Gulnare in Manuel Legris' "Le Corsaire", Manu-Tanz and Solo-Schatten in Vladimir Malakhovs „Die Bajadere“, Verzauberte Prinzessin, Fee der Lebhaftigkeit and Pas de quatre in Peter Wrights "Dornröschen", Kronprinzessin Stephanie in Kenneth MacMillans „Mayerling“, Solo-Schneeflocke and Chinesischer Tanz in Gyula Harangozós „Der Nussknacker“, Schatten in Patrick de Banas "Marie Antoinette" as well as roles in Harald Landers "Études", Rudi van Dantzigs "Vier letzte Lieder", Stephan Thoss' "Blaubarts Geheimnis", George Balanchines „Who Cares?“, „Symphonie in C“ and „Thema und Variationen“, Serge Lifars "Suite en blanc", Wachtang Tschabukianis Pas de six from „Laurencia“, Jerome Robbins’ „Glass Pieces“, "Other Dances" and "The Four Seasons", John Neumeiers „Bach Suite III“ and "Vaslaw", Nils Christes "Before Nightfall", William Forsythes „The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude“, Jean-Christophe Maillots "Vers un Pays Sage", Agrippina Waganowas Pas de deux "Diana und Aktäeon", Manuel Legris’ „Donizetti Pas de deux“, "Skew-Whiff" from Paul Lightfoot and Sol León, Helen Picketts "Eventide", David Dawsons "A Million Kisses to my Skin", Jiří Bubeníčeks „Le Souffle de l’esprit“, Thierry Malandains „Mozart à 2“, John Neumeiers "Verklungene Feste", Alexander Ekmans "Cacti" and Christopher Wheeldons "Fool's Paradise". She has appeared as guest dancer in many European Ccountries and overseas.