TITLE

Dancer of the month

AUTHOR(S)
Willis, Margaret
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
Dancing Times;Oct2010, Vol. 101 Issue 1202, p109
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles ballet dancer Momoko Hirata in Gunma, Japan. It states that Hirata was born in 1985 and her passion in ballet dancing was started when she was brought along her sister's dance classes at the Reiko Yamamoto Ballet School. It notes that Hirata continued her ballet classes after school and her natural talent in the field enabled her to earn various recognitions. An overview of Hirata's major performances is provided.
ACCESSION #
54304685

 

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