Yuki Takahashi is from Tokyo, Japan. She studied at Ballet Academy of Texas, Mejia Ballet International, Ballet Academy East, and Pacific Northwest Ballet School, and she attended summer courses at American Ballet Theatre’s Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School, Ballet Academy East, and Pacific Northwest Ballet School. Ms. Takahashi joined Pacific Northwest Ballet as an apprentice in 2019.
While a student, Ms. Takahashi performed corps de ballet roles with Pacific Northwest Ballet in George Balanchine’s George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® and Symphony in C, Jerome Robbins’ West Side Story Suite, and Kent Stowell’s Swan Lake. She performed roles in Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Robbins’ Fanfare and originated a role in Miles Pertl’s Letters to You for Pacific Northwest Ballet School’s annual School Performance, originated roles in new works by Nancy Casciano, Amanda Morgan, and Margaret Mullin for PNB’s NEXT STEP program, and performed in Bruce Wells’ Hansel & Gretel and Snow White.
Ms. Takahashi also performed leading roles in Balanchine’s Donizetti Variations at Ballet Ensemble of Texas; Balanchine’s Raymonda Variations, Alan Hineline’s Sans Nuages, and Roger Van Fleteren’s Coppélia at Ballet Academy East; Francis Patrelle’s The Yorkville Nutcracker with Dances Patrelle; and Paul Mejia’s Brahms Waltzes and The Nutcracker at Mejia Ballet International.
Ms. Takahashi was a 2014 recipient of the Kittie La Pointe Memorial Scholarship provided by the Dance Council of North Texas.