Classical Ballet / Dancer
originally from Japan, began her modern dance training under the direction of Akiko Ishii in Yokosuka, Japan at the age of seven. In the fall of 2005, Chihiro came to California to attend Santa Ana College, where she received an AA in dance. Chihiro has had many performance opportunities including ACDFA in Sacramento, San Francisco and UC Irvine while she was at SAC. In the summer of 2006, Chihiro attended American Dance Festival in Durham, North Carolina, where she was able to work closely with wonderful artistssuch as Rudy Perez, Lisa Race and others. Chihiro is very appreciative to all of her dance teachers and is grateful to be part of Backhausdance.