Kurumi Miwa - Manassas Ballet Theatre

Kurumi Miwa

Ms. Miwa, from Tokyo, began her ballet training at age three. At 19 years old, she was awarded a merit scholarship to continue her training at the Joffrey Ballet School in New York under the direction of Era Jouravlev. At Joffrey, Ms. Miwa danced the role of Juliet in Romeo and Juliet and was a principal dancer in Naina’s Magic Garden. Ms. Miwa also trained with the Central School of Ballet in London, the Royal Danish Ballet, Milwaukee Ballet, Oklahoma City Ballet, Maryland Youth Ballet, and she trained at Atlanta Ballet with full Scholarship. In 2018, Ms. Miwa won 1st place as well as the Technical Award and a Special Judges award at the Japan Ballet Competition. In 2019, she won 1st place in the Jewels Ballet Festival Competition and 2nd place at the World Ballet Grand Prix in New York. She placed top 3 World Ballet Competition in Florida in 2021. Ms. Miwa joined Manassas Ballet Theatre in 2021.

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