Kanako OguraKanako started her training at the Studio Un Deux Trois under the direction of Fuuka Arimitsu at age of 4.

She later attended the American Ballet Theatre Summer Intensive and short-term training at the Ecole Supérieure de Danse de Cannes-Mougins Rosella Hightower, France, under the direction of
Paola Cantalupo.

Kanako continued her training at the English National Ballet School, United Kingdom, under the direction of Samira Saidi, studying with Nathalia Barbara, Larissa Bamber, Rachael Hunt and Sarah Mcrolly.

Kanako has danced with the English National Ballet and as a student her repertoire included; Ricardo Amarante’s Burning Desire, August Bournonville’s Napoli, Kenneth McMillan’s Soirée Musicale and George Williamson’s Coppélia.