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Weʼre raising £9,000 to help fund my offer to join Milwaukee Ballet II and further my dance studies in America helping my dream to be a professional dancer

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I am a trainee ballet dancer. I started training in classical ballet at the age of seven. Since then, I have pursued my dream to become an internationally acclaimed professional dancer. When I was in Japan, I performed with professional dancers such as New National Theatre Tokyo Ballet and Mariinsky Ballet. Since sixteen, I have trained at the Central School of Ballet in London and have been practising every single day for three years.

I am going to train further at Milwaukee Ballet II in the USA from September 2018 to June 2019. In nine months with the Milwaukee Ballet II I will experience a lot of performing with professional dancers and this training could become the next step for me as a professional dancer. I believe training in this ballet company in a different culture would give me a new avenue. My dream is to be one of the Asian dancers who perform worldwide. I dream to give encouragement to the younger generation and make a change in the world of ballet. In the long run, I would improve my skills and knowledge and use them in teaching younger generation one day. The company will give us some allowance but I have to pay travel to America, accommodation, food, dance clothing and health insurance. I am aiming to raise £9,000 for this.

Thanks for taking the time to visit my JustGiving page. Your help will go a long way towards me pursuing my career as a dancer and teacher.

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    • Julia Ellis

      Julia Ellis

      Jul 17, 2018

      Hikari! Good luck with the opportunities in America! Let us know back at Central how you get on.Much love, Julia.


    • Charlotte Schonberg

      Charlotte Schonberg

      Jul 12, 2018

      Good luck Hikari 👏


    • Anthonygfitnesspt


      Jul 12, 2018

      Good luck


    • Chris Marney

      Chris Marney

      Jul 12, 2018

      Good luck Hikari, we are proud of you!


    • Karen Levesconte

      Karen Levesconte

      Jul 9, 2018

      Good luck Hikari!




      Jul 9, 2018



    • Cassa Pancho

      Cassa Pancho

      Jul 6, 2018

      Good luck, Hikari!


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