Staatsballett Berlin introduces video introductions (don’t worry – they are subtitled!)

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Staatsballett Berlin writes on Facebook:

Our new video introductions give you a brief overview of the production and its peculiarities. You get background knowledge which will help you in preparing for the #performance and draws your attention to the key moments of the ballet evening. We start with “Duato | Kylián” and hope you enjoy our new video format! Your next chance to see the triple bill on stage is already tonight and there are seven more shows in the season. Get tickets here.

Showcase: Ai Okuno

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In a new series on BALLET20.COM we will showcase young ballet dancers with their private photos and videos. The first one is the beautiful and talented Ai Okuno from Osaka in Japan! She studied at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School.









Ai Okuno started her ballet training when she was 6 at Hashimoto Sachiyo Ballet School in Osaka Japan. She enjoyed Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School Summer Intensive program 2012, and also attended PBT graduate program 2013-2014. She got bronze medal with All Japan Ballet Competition in Nagoya 2013, and got gold medals with Zama All Japan Dance Competition both of classical ballet division and contemporary dance division 2014.