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Miharu Maki

Since joining the Norwegian National Ballet in 2005, Miharu Maki has danced such roles as Kitri in Nureyev’s Don Quixote, Olga in Cranko’s Onegin, the Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker, Bluebird in Sleeping Beauty, Mercedes in Scarlett's Carmen, one of three Shades in Makarova's La Bayadère, Autumn Fairy in Cinderella, pas de trois in Holmes' Swan Lake and the role of Moyna and the peasant pas de deux in Giselle.

She has performed in Kylián’s One of a Kind, Tiger Lily, Sweet Dreams, Sechs Tänze, Petite Mort, Gods and Dogs, Arcimboldo and Falling Angels, in addition to Balanchine’s Serenade, Symphony in C, Agon and Theme and Variations. Maki has danced in MacMillan’s Manon, Scarlett’s Vespertine and Øyen’s Timelapse, and performed solo roles in Corder’s Romeo and Juliet, Duato’s Arcangelo and Tetley’s Voluntaries. Roles have been created for her in such ballets as Bjørnsgaard’s A modern place, Espejord’s How did I get where …, Hough’s Epic Short, Boyadjiev’s Lost in time, Strømgren’s Partita and Øyen’s Dead to the World.

Miharu Maki is from Fukuoka, Japan, and trained at the Sakamoto Ballet Studio, Goh Ballet School in Vancouver and Dutch National Ballet Academy. She came in second in the Kitakyusyu and Asia International Ballet Competition in 2001 and was a semi-finalist in the New York City International Ballet Competition in 2007. Maki was a trainee with the Dutch National Ballet in Amsterdam before joining the Norwegian National Ballet.

Performances

Previous acts

  • in Future Memories – an evening with Jiří Kylián
  • 1 Brudepike in Don Quixote
  • 3 Dryader in Don Quixote
  • 8 Snøfnugg in The Nutcracker
  • A Swan Lake in A Swan lake
  • Actress / Town Ladies in Manon
  • Agon in An evening with Balanchine
  • Arcimboldo in A GALA PERFORMANCE FROM THE NORWEGIAN NATIONAL BALLET
  • Ball 9 par / Salonscene 1 / Salonscene 2 / Bryllup in Anna Karenina
  • Blomstervals in The Nutcracker
  • Bonde Pas de deux in Giselle
  • Bonde Pas de deux in Giselle
  • Courtesans in Manon
  • Epic Short in Sleepless beauty
  • Falling Angels in AN EVENING WITH JIŘÍ KYLIÁN: BLACK & WHITE
  • Falling Angels in Kylian: Black & White
  • Giselle: Zulma in Lyset på Nasjonalballetten
  • Gods & Dogs in A Night of Dance x 12
  • Gods and Dogs in Ekman / Haagenrud / Kylián
  • Harlots in Manon
  • Høstfe in Cinderella
  • How Did I Get Where... in Baroque Movement
  • Kinesisk par in The Nutcracker
  • Kitris Venninner in Don Quixote
  • Mercedes in Carmen – a ballet by Liam Scarlett
  • Mercedes in Carmen - a ballet in three acts
  • Moyna in Giselle
  • Olga in Onegin
  • One of a kind in Kylián: One of A Kind
  • Pas de Trois in Swan lake
  • Petite Mort in AN EVENING WITH JIŘÍ KYLIÁN: BLACK & WHITE
  • Petite Mort in Kylian: Black & White
  • Salonscene 1 / Salonscene 2 / Ball 9 par in Anna Karenina
  • Salonscene 1 / Salonscene 2 / Bryllup in Anna Karenina
  • Salonscene 1 / Salonscene 2 in Anna Karenina
  • Sechs Tänze in AN EVENING WITH JIŘÍ KYLIÁN: BLACK & WHITE
  • Sechs Tänze in Kylian: Black & White
  • Små svaner in Swan Lake
  • Snøfnugg / Spansk in The Nutcracker
  • Snøfnugg in The Nutcracker
  • Spansk in The Nutcracker
  • Sukkerfeen in The Nutcracker
  • Sweet Dreams in AN EVENING WITH JIŘÍ KYLIÁN: BLACK & WHITE
  • Sweet Dreams in Kylian: Black & White
  • Symfoni i C - 3. sats in An Evening with the Masters: White Nights
  • Theme and Variations in An evening with Balanchine
  • Tiger Lily in An Evening with Kylián, Forsythe and Øyen
  • Timelapse in An Evening with Kylián, Forsythe and Øyen
  • Timelapse in Back to the Future
  • Vals in Cinderella
  • Venninne in Giselle
  • Vespertine in Baroque Movement
  • Willi in Giselle