June 17, 2018

Masaya Kaneko

Masaya Kaneko of Japan is very excited to be joining VNB in 2018-19.  He previously danced with Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida in the ballets Harlequinade, Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker, and more.  He also danced many roles with Alberta Ballet II in Canada, Kamiya Ballet Art, K-Ballet Company, and at the Rock School in Philadelphia, PA, where he studied on full scholarship.  He was a Semi-Finalst at the 2010 Prix de Lausanne Competition, 1st Place winner in the Nagoya National Ballet Competition in 2017, and 3rd place in the 2017 Saitama National Ballet Competition.