HOSODA Chiaki in OGURA Sachiko's Snow White ©SHIKAMA Takashi

HOSODA Chiaki was born in Tokyo and studied ballet under KONISHI Ryoko. After her training at The Tokyo City Ballet and the New National Theatre Ballet School, she joined the National Ballet of Japan in 2005 and was promoted to Soloist. Her repertory includes Pikkilia in Don Quixote, 4th Movement Principal in Symphony in C and Ruskaya in Swan Lake. She danced the title role in Snow White of the Ballet for Children.

Repertoire with NBJ includes

  • Wayne EAGLING's production: The Sleeping Beauty (Fairy Violente, Emerald)
  • Alexei FADEECHEV's production: Don Quixote (Pikilia)
  • MAKI Asami's productions: Swan Lake (Pas de Trois, Ruskaya), The Nutcracker (Reed Fairies), La Bayadère (Dance with a Pot, 3rd Variation of Kingdom of the Shades)
  • Konstantin SERGYEV's production: Giselle (Peasent pas des deux, Deux willis Monna)
  • Wayne EAGLING's production: The Sleeping Beauty (Fairy Violence, Emerald)
  • Frederick ASHTON: Cinderella (Fairy Godmother, Fairy Spring, Fairy Winter)
  • George BALANCHINE: Symphony in C (4th Movement Principal)
  • David BINTLEY: Sylvia (Neptune), Take Five (Three to Get Ready)
  • Kenneth MACMILLAN: Manon (Courtesans), Romeo and Juliet (Juliet's Friends)
  • OGURA Sachiko: Snow White (title role)
  • Roland PETIT: Coppelia (Swanilda's Friends)