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Reiko Hombo
Dance | Performance | Theatre  (VIC)

Reiko started ballet at the age of five in her hometown of Kobe, Japan. After ten years of training in Japan, she joined The Australian Ballet School in 2003. In 2006 Reiko made her debut with The Australian Ballet in Giselledancing the Peasant Pas de Deux. Since then, Reiko has danced a handful of critically acclaimed principal roles with the company, including Clara in Peter Wright’s The Nutcracker, and Kitri in Don Quxiote. Reiko was promoted to soloist in 2010 and promoted to senior artist in 2012.

Reiko's repertoire highlights include Coppélia 2010, Peter Wright's The Nutcracker 2010, 2007, Alexei Ratmansky's Scuola di ballo 2009, Stanton Welch's The Sleeping Beauty 2009, Suite en blanc 2009, Graeme Murphy's Firebird 2009, Semele 2008, Graeme Murphy's Swan Lake 2008, Paquita 2007, Don Quixote 2007, La Favorita 2007, Spring Waters 2007, Les Présages 2007, Giselle 2006, Raymonda 2006, Cio-Cio-San in Stanton Welch’s Madame Butterlfy 2011, Valencienne in Ronald Hynd’s The Merry Widow 2011, Olga in John Cracko’s Onegin 2012 and Kitri in Don Quxiote 2013.

Website: http://www.australianballet.com.au/about_us/dancers/dancer_bio/reiko_hombo