Sir Anthony Dowell, CBE (born 16 February 1943) is a retired British ballet dancer and a former artistic director of the Royal Ballet.
Ballet is a type of performance dance that originated during the Italian Renaissance in the 15th century and later developed into a concert dance form in France and Russia.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
The Metropolitan Opera House (also known as The Met) is an opera house located on Broadway at Lincoln Square on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
Tetsuya "Teddy" Kumakawa (born 5 March 1972) is a Japanese ballet dancer and a former principal dancer with the Royal Ballet.
The Royal Ballet is an internationally renowned classical ballet company, based at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London, England.
Viviana Durante (born 8 May 1967) is a retired English-trained Italian ballet dancer, considered one of the greatest dramatic ballerinas of her generation.
Yuko Arai (born 20 September 1973) is a Japanese fencer.