Home Country: Japan
BalletMet Company Member: since 2015
Kohhei Kuwana began his ballet training at Kaori Ballet Studio in Japan. At age 14, he was accepted to study at the prestigious Canada National Ballet School where he trained under Sergiu Stefanschi. After graduation from NBS in 2008, Mr. Kuwana moved to California to continue his training at the San Francisco Ballet School on full scholarship. He has danced with Orlando Ballet II, Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida, Sarasota Ballet and Oregon Ballet Theatre. Kohhei Kuwana has received numerous awards – among them 6th place at Kobe Dance Competition, 3rd place at the Youth America Grand Prix semi-finals for Contemporary Dance and, most recently, he was awarded the Chacott Prize at the Saitama Dance Competition and the 3rd Prize at All Japan Ballet Competition.