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Ayaka Kamei received her B.F.A from SUNY Purchase. She has danced principal roles in ballet such as Swan Lake, The Nutcracker and Coppélia. She has danced works by George Balanchine, Aszure Barton, Dario Dinuzzi, Matthew Neenan, Taryn Kaschock Russell and Bettijane Sills, among many others. She is a dancer at the Metropolitan Opera and excited to share her love for dance at Chen Dance Center!
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Received foundational training at Alabama Ballet School and Orlando Ballet Summer Intensive, then a BFA from SUNY Purchase.Find Out More
Received her BA from Dartmouth College, MFA in Dance from NYU, and is an ABT® Certified Teacher.Find Out More
Received her B.A. from the University of Buffalo, a Masters in Dance Education from NYU, and is certified in Dance K-12.Find Out More
Received rigorous training from the Boston Ballet and a BFA from SUNY Purchase.Find Out More