Sena Hidaka was born in Hyogo, Japan. Following her training at the Vaganova Ballet Academy in St. Petersburg, Russia from 2008 to 2011, Sena joined the Bucharest National Opera. Rising rapidly through the ranks, she was promoted to principal in February of 2014. Sena has performed principal roles in Don Quixote, Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Giselle, La Sylphide, Le Corsaire, La Bayadere, La Fille mal gardee, and DSCH. She has also appeared with the “Alina Cojocaru Dream Project 2014” in Japan, performing the grand pas de deux from Esmeralda, and more recently in the “World Ballet Stars” Gala in New York. This is her first season with Tulsa Ballet.