SHIBAYAMA Saho as Fairy Spring in Frederick ASHTON 's Cinderella ©SETO Hidemi

SHIBAYAMA Saho was born in Tokyo and trained under TANAKA Yoko, Svetlana Osiyeva, Dennis Marshall and Marjorie Grundvig. She studied at Ballet Studio DUO, the Harid Conservatory and Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School. She joined the National Ballet of Japan as Soloist in 2014.

Repertoire with NBJ includes

  • Wayne EAGLING's production: The Sleeping Beauty(Fairy Grâce, Sapphire)
  • MAKI Asami's productions: Swan Lake(Pas de Trois), La Bayadère (1st Variation of Kingdom of the Shades)
  • Frederick ASHTON:Cinderella (Fairy Spring)
  • Nacho DUATO: Duende