Ballet Asteras has been annually staged since 2009 with our hope to support Japanese ballet dancers
who are mainly performing outside of Japan.
“Asteras” comes from Latin term “stella” and ancient Greek term “aster”, both meaning “stars”.
We wish our Ballet Gala will be the first step for upcoming dancers to becoming stars in the future.
The number of Japanese participants have grown over the years, who danced either with a foreign or Japanese dance partners.
Almost all of them are soloists or principals in their own company.
Students of NNT Ballet School have gained special experience by performing with dancers whose career is based overseas
and students of the world's most prominent ballet schools such as Vaganova Ballet Academy,
by joining them on stage in “Ballet Asteras”.