Ms. Odaka received her training under the direction of Diane Lauridsen at Lauridsen Ballet Centre where she danced in the pre-professional company of South Bay Ballet. During the summer, she attended Orlando Ballet, Washington School of Ballet, International Ballet Competition Jackson, and Oklahoma City Ballet all on full scholarships. Ms. Odaka was offered an apprenticeship with Oklahoma City Ballet after participating in Oklahoma City Ballet’s 2015 summer intensive and was promoted to Corps de Ballet for the 2017-2018 season. With Oklahoma City Ballet, Ms. Odaka has been featured as the White Cat in Robert Mills’ Sleeping Beauty, Demi-soloist in George Balanchine’s Serenade, and many more. She would like to thank her family and teachers for their love and support to get her where she is today.