Aina Oki

Born in Hiroshima, Japan, Aina studied at the Koike Ballet Studio. From 2013 she studied at John Cranko School in Germany and graduated in 2018. Aina is the finalist of the Prix De Lausanne 2018. The following year she joined Tulsa Ballet ll and became Corps de Ballet member one year later. Her repertoire includes featured roles such as Fairy and Jewels in Sleeping Beauty, Peasant pas in Giselle and Odile in Swan Lake. She also performed neoclassical works such as Garrett Smith’s Fading Figures, and Val Caniparoli’s Prawn-watching. She has worked with Val Caniparoli, Garret Smith, Katarzyna Kozielska, Itzik Galili, Andrew McNicol and Ma Cong. She was promoted to Soloist in 2023.