PNB Dancer Yuki Takahashi


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 and was promoted to corps de ballet later that year.

In addition to her PNB repertory, Ms. Takahashi 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.

Leading Roles

George Balanchine

George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®

(Harlequin, Marzipan)

Alejandro Cerrudo

One Thousand Pieces

Nia-Amina Minor

And yet here we are*

Penny Saunders


*Originated role
Headshot © Lindsay Thomas