Born in Osaka, Japan, Manami Tsubai began dancing at the age of three. She studied at Soda Ballet School in Japan until 2007 when she moved to Canada to begin her training at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School Professional Division. Tsubai’s repertoire includes Giselle, The Sleeping Beauty and Nutcracker, as well as William Forsythe’s Hula, and La Bayadere. In 2012, she toured with the RWB performing Moulin Rouge® – The Ballet and The Sleeping Beauty.
Photo: Réjean Brandt Photography