Shino Ota

Shino Ota

Ms Shino is an esteemed dance professional who has received vocational training at the Ballettschule für das Opernhaus Zürich and the Dutch National Ballet Academy, specializing in both ballet and contemporary dance.

During her time in Europe, Ms Shino had the privilege of performing in the opera “Fürst Igor,” choreographed by Renato Zanella, which premiered at the Zurich Opera House. Additionally, she participated in a national tour of the prestigious Holland Dance Festival.

Ms Shino embarked on a successful professional career with the Romanian National Ballet Bucharest and Ballet Victoria in Canada, where she danced various classical ballet repertoires.

In 2019, Ms Shino was appointed as a ballet mistress with BALLET OFFICE JAPAN, teaching and choreographing for pre-professional corps de ballet dancers. Her contributions were particularly noteworthy during the company’s annual performances, including the highly acclaimed “Artistic Ballet Gala” in Osaka, where she collaborated with principal dancers from renowned companies such as The Royal Ballet, Vienna State Ballet, and Berlin State Ballet.

Ms Shino’s commitment to her craft led her to pursue further education, and she obtained the Professional Dancers’ Teaching Diploma from the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD). As a certified RAD registered teacher, she has shared her expertise with students ranging from the age of 3 to adult ballet in Canada, Singapore, and Japan. Her dedication has resulted in grooming students for various international competitions, including achieving a top 12 placement in the pre-competitive category of the Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP).

Ms Shino’s teaching philosophy centers around fostering a deep passion for dance within her students, while also nurturing their mental and physical well-being as they strive to achieve their goals. Through her extensive training, professional background, and unwavering dedication to guiding aspiring dancers, Ms Shino is poised to have a profound impact on the growth and development of our students.