Naomi Kawamura

Junior Company Dancer

Richmond, BC

Naomi began her ballet training under Mary Burke in Richmond, BC. She continued her studies with Janet Gittens at Deas Island Dance. At age fourteen, Naomi moved to Toronto to study at Canada’s National Ballet School. While at NBS, Naomi had the opportunity to attend international training programs at the English National Ballet School, the Hamburg Ballet School, and the Royal Danish Ballet School. She performed in numerous ballets including Balanchine’s Serenade, Bournonville’s Napoli, and new creations such as James Kudelka’s SCHOOL. After graduating from Canada’s National Ballet School in 2019, Naomi expanded her expertise in ballet, modern, and improvisation techniques at Dresden’s Palucca University of Dance. While in Germany, Naomi performed in the Semperoper Ballet’s productions of Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker. Most recently, Naomi attended the International Summer Dance Intensive at Arts Umbrella in her home province of BC. Naomi is thrilled to learn from Canada’s Ballet Jörgen while dancing in their Junior Company.