Juri Hiraoka was born in Chiba, Japan and trained at the Hiraki Ballet School and Canada’s National Ballet School. She joined The National Ballet of Canada as an Apprentice in 2002 and became a member of the Corps de Ballet in 2003.
Jackson Dwyer was born in Montréal, Québec. He trained at the John Cranko Schule in Stuttgart, Germany and Canada’s National Ballet School. Mr. Dwyer joined The National Ballet of Canada as a member of the Corps de Ballet in 2011.
Inside the Studio:Inside the Studio: Guillaume Côté choreographs a solo for Greta Hodgkinson titled Being and Nothingness (Part 1). The piece, set to music by Philip Glass, is part of the Innovation programme onstage November 22 – 28.