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Paul Julius
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

After working as a soloist at the National Theaters of Oldenburg and Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany, he is teaching and choreographing on a regular basis in Germany and Czech Republic. As a choreographer, he has created pieces for world-famous companies such as the New York City Ballet, the Grand Opera House Poznan and the Stuttgart Ballet. In addition, his Interpretation of Giselle has been announced in the neo-classic version with great success, and has been widely used from solo work to the entire acts. His charm is beautiful contemporary work using pointe. He travels around the world with lessons that are energetic, passionate, smooth and beautiful.

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Yumi Hariyama
MANAGING DIRECTOR

After working with Ballet and Musical company, she is teaching in New York and Japan and produced many performances.
Founder of Y Dance Company since 2007.
Representative director of the Japan International Ballet Association Since 2018.
She is directing of the Japan International Ballet Festival.

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Tamae Moriyama
CHOREOGRAPHY ASSISTANT

After her employment as a dancer at the West Australian Ballet, the graduated Ballerina came to Germany and danced for instance as a soloist at the national companies „Thüringische Staatsballett“ and „Oldenburgische Staatstheater“. She received her Diploma at the Australian Ballet school and is a multiple award winner. For example, she won the 1st place at the „International Asia Pacific Ballet Competition“. She has further received a scholarship from the „Agency for cultural Affairs Dispatched Artists Overseas Trainee“. Today, she works as a Director for her own Ballet-studio in Leipzig, Germany.

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Masahiro Yamaguchi
COMMUNICATION / ORGANIZATION

Director of the Japan International Ballet Association Since 2018.
He is directing of the Japan International Ballet Festival.
Supporting performances in Japan such as Mariinsky Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, and Paris Opera Ballet.

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Mandy Brandt
PUBLIC
INTERNATIONAL

The full-time journalist and author of the Media-group RTL Deutschland NEWS GmbH is a trained TV and Advertising spokeswoman with years long and extensive experience in communication-and PR-Management. Through her personal passion for classic and contemporary Ballet, she developed a deep connection to the world of dancing.

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