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Yumiko Takeshima

Costume Design

Principal
Born
Asahikawa, Japan

Training
San Francisco Ballet School, USA
Miharu Ishikawa Ballet School, Japan
Awards
Best Female Dancer, «Critics’ Choice” Dance Europe Magazine (2003, 2005) 
«People’s Favourite Dancer” nomination for «Alexander Radius Prize” (1998, 1999) 
Gold Medal Serge Lifar International Ballet Competition Kiev (1996) 
Engagements
Semperoper Ballett (since 2006, Principal)
Het Nationale Ballet Amsterdam, Principal
Feld Ballet
Alberta Ballet Calgary, Principal
Universal Ballet Seoul, Soloist 
Repertoire
Giselle «Giselle” (D. Dawson); Odette, Odile «Swan Lake” (Productions by A. S. Watkin after M. Petipa and L. Ivanov; R. van Dantzig); Julia «Romeo and Juliet” (R. van Dantzig); Aurora «The Sleeping Beauty” (Productions by P. Wright; A. S. Watkin after M. Petipa); Clara, Louise «The Nutcracker” (Productions by W. Eagling and T. van Shayk; J. Neumeier); Pamina, Papagena «The Magic Flute” (W. Eagling and T. van Shayk); Katharina «The Taming Of The Shrew” (J. Cranko); Ballerina «Les Études” (H. Lander); Sylph «La Sylphide” (A. Bournonville); Miss Julie »Miss Julie« (B. Cullberg); Cinderella «Cinderella”, Titania «The Dream”, Scenes de Ballet, Symphonic Variations (F. Ashton); Hyppolita/ Titania «A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, Princess Natalia, Odette «Illusions like 'Swan Lake'” (J. Neumeier); Prelude, Pas De Deux «Chopiniana” (M. Fokine); Nikija «La Bayadère” (A. S. Watkin after M. Petipa); Grand Pas Classique (V. Gsovksy); Pas De Deux «Diana and Acteon”, Pas De Deux «Le Corsaire”, Pas De Deux «Don Quixote”, Paquita (M. Petipa); Pas De Deux «Esmeralda” (P. Lacotte); Spring Water (A. Messerer); Soloist Pair «Rubies”, Theme and Variations, Symphony In C, Serenade, Capriccio, Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux, Symphony in Three Movements, The Four Temperaments, Who Cares?, Apollo, Brahms Schönberg Quartet, Allegro Brillante, La Valse, Concerto Barocco (G. Balanchine); Metaforen, 3 Pieces for Het, Trois Gnoissiennes, Adagio Hammerklavier, Black Cake (H. van Manen); Petite Mort (J. Kylián); In the Upper Room (T. Tharp); Rooster (C. Bruce); Four Last Songs (R. van Dantzig); Embattled Garden, Errand into the Maze, Acts of Light (M. Graham); Choreartium, Les Presages (L. Massine); Artifact, The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude, The Second Detail, In the Middle Somewhat Elevated, Steptext (W. Forsythe); Intimate Distance (J. Bubeníček); Reverence, The World According To Us, A Sweet Spell Of Oblivion (D. Dawson); Vertigo Maze (S. Celis); The Firebird, Bach Moves, Four Sections (T. Brandsen); Great Galloping Gattschalk (L. T. Corbett); Equus (D. Reiter-Soffer); Carmina Burana (J. Butler); Bolero (J. Grand-Maitre); Duet (W. Eagling); Libertée Tempérée (F. Nault); Nos Waltzes (V. Nebrada): Libertango, Symphony of Psalms (M. Wainrot); Streichquartett (M. Schlapfer); Skara Brae, The Jig Is Up (E. Feld)
Creations
Giselle, Psychic Whack, A Million Kisses To My Skin, The Grey Area, 00:00, Morning Ground, The Gentle Chapters, Das Verschwundene | The Disappeared; On The Nature Of Daylight (D. Dawson); Spazio-Tempo (J. Godani); Donna Elvira, Don Giovanni, Voice, Derde Symphony (K. Pastor); Frank Bridge Variations; Six Piano Pieces (H. van Manen); Solitaire (A. L. Ochoa); Meditation & Variation on La Sylphide (D. Byrd); Subliminal Instant (J. Godani); Even The Angels Fall (Redha); Access All Areas (Redha and A. Page); La Fille Mal Gardée, Endymion Variations (R. Tobias); Spiegels Bevriezend (T. Van Schayk)
Other
Danced at various international Ballet Galas and Festivals in the USA, Canada, Japan, South Korea, France, Spain, Italy, England, Russia, Ukraine, Lithuania, Kazakhstan, Israel, Australia, Germany, Austria, Taiwan and the Netherlands
Designer
Costume Designer for choreographer David Dawson
Dancewear line, Company «YUMIKO”
Film Productions«100 People That Changes The World”; Documentary; Japan TV (2009)
«Giselle” (D. Dawson); Fritten Film (2008)
«Kinno A-Sama, Ginno A-Sama”; Documentary; Japan TV (2006)  
«The Grey Area In Creation” (D. Dawson); Documentary (2004) 
Websitewww.yumiko-world.com

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