CORPS DE BALLET
Hometown: Tokyo, Japan
Joined OKC Ballet in 2022
Anna Tateda, from Tokyo, Japan, began her ballet training at TATEDA Ballet Studio with her mother Keiko Tateda when she was three years old. She has been fortunate to have been involved in workshops led by Laura Morera (The Royal Ballet, principal) and Diane Van School (The Royal Ballet, former principal). She then spent time at The Rock School for Dance Education. At the age of 18, she moved to Canada to train as part of the Post-Secondary Bridge Program at Victoria Academy of Ballet. After graduation, she moved to Oklahoma City Ballet to join the Trainee Program. After one year, she was promoted to OKCB II then in 2022, promoted to corps de ballet.
Tateda has acquired many awards at dance competitions throughout her short career.
Her repertoire includes works by Ryan Jolicoeur-Nye, Robert Mills, August Bournonville, Gerald Arpino, George Balanchine, Septime Webre, Rena Butler, Amanda Popejoy, John Alleyne, Jorden Morris, Angela Mousseau, Alysa Pires, and Bleiddyn Bellis.