Principal Dancer of The Tokyo Ballet.
Born in Kanagawa, Mizuka Ueno began her ballet studies at the age of 5.
In 1989, she won the first prize at the Japan dance competition in Saitama.
Having won the Prix de Lausanne Scholarship in 1993, she entered the Academie de Danse Classique Princess Grace in Monaco.
Upon graduation from the school at the top of the class, she joined Asami Maki Ballet in Tokyo in 1995.
She received the gold medal at the World Ballet and Modern Dance Competition in 1996.
She made her debut as Odette/Odile in "SWAN LAKE" in July 1999.
And she danced Roland Petit's pieces of "A L'italienne," "Notre-Dame de Paris," "DUKE ELLINGTON BALLET"(world premire) etc.
In 2004, she left Asami Maki Ballet and joined the Tokyo Ballet.
With the Tokyo Ballet, her repertory includes, "DON QUIXOTE," "SLEEPING BEAUTY," "THE NUTCRACKER," "SWAN LAKE," Balanchine's "THEME AND VARIATIONS" and "BALLET IMPERIAL," "ÉTUDES," as well as many leading roles in Maurice Béjart's ballets, including "BOLÉRO," "BHAKTI III," "M," and "DON GIOVANNI."
Especialy "BOLERO" and "BHAKTI III," she learned directly from Maurice Bejart.
Her partner includes V. Malakhov, M. Ganio, J. Martinez, R. Bolle, D. Hallberg, F. Vogel, L. Sarafanov, I. Kolb, M. Golding, J. Belingard, J. Carreno, N. Tsiskaridze, M. Murru, and D. Camargo.
In 2014, she produced the stage "Jewels from Mizuka" in the first time.
1999 "Roland Petit and stars" gala performance in Mexico
2002 Petit's "NOTRE DAME DE PARIS" with the Teatro alla Scala in Milan
2002 "DUKE ELLINGTON BALLET" with the Teatro San Carlo in Naples
2007 "DON QUIXOTE" with the Teatro alla Scala in Milan during the company's Japan tour
2007 "BHAKTI III" gala performance with Ballet de Santiago
2008 "Youth America Grand Prix Gala" in New York
2008-2009 "Malakhov & Friends" with Berlin State Ballet
2009 "An Evening with Paloma Herrera" in Shingapore
2010 "Nijinsky Gala XXXVI" in Hamburg
2010 "International Ballet Star Gala" in Taipei
2010-2011 "Malakhov & Friends" with Berlin State Ballet
2011 Charity gala "SERATA SACRA" with Maggio Danza in Firenze
2011 Charity gala "Ballet Helps Japan" in Berlin
2012 "40th anniversary gala of the Prix de Lausanne" in Lausanne
2012 "3rd International Istanbul Ballet Competition Gala" in Istanbul
2012 "Australian Ballet 50th Anniversary Gala" in Melbourne
2014 "Malakhov & Friends" with Berlin State Ballet
2015 "David Hallberg Presents LEGACY" gala performance in New York
2015 "Kremlin Gala" in Moscow
2016 "Roberto Bolle and Friends" in Bologna
2016 "Spring for Dance Gala" in Virginia
2016 "International Ballet Star Gala" in Taipei
2016 "Malakhov & Friends" in Berlin
Themes and Variation:(Principal)
Amor Di Poeta
Dance in the Mirror:(Heliogabale)
Don Giovanni:(Variation 6）
Danse Greques:(Hasapiko Pas de Deux)
The Kabuki:(Lady Kaoyo)
The NutCracker:(Grand Pas de Deux)
The Ninth Symphony:(First movement)
Faust:(Pas de Deux)
The Tales of Hoffman:(Antonia)
Pas de Quatre:(Gran)
In the Middle Somewhat Elevated
Pas de Quatre:(Gran)
Donizetti Pas de Deux
Suite en blanc
The Sleeping Beauty:(Princess Aurora, Lilac fairy)
Seven Haiku of the Moon
Afternoon of a Faun:(Nymph)
The NutCracker:(Clara, Sugar Plum Fairy)
Sleeping Beauty:(Princess Aurora)
Ma Pavrova:(Les Gymnopedies / Thais / Leda et le Cygne)
Six Danses de Chabrier
Notre-Dame de Paris:(Esmeralda)
Duke Ellington Ballet
Cheek to Cheek
Pink Floyd Ballet
Romeo and Juliet:(Juliet)
In the night
1993 Scholarship Prize at the Prix de Lausanne
1996 Gold Medal at the World Ballet and Modern Dance Competition in Nagoya
2000 Recommended Artists Prize in the category of “New artist of 2001” by the Minister of Education and Culture of Japan