Ansa Deguchi | Soloist
Joined OBT in 2003 | Soloist since rankings established
Ansa Deguchi is from Nagoya, Japan where she began studying dance at the age of 5. She later trained with Chika Goto Step Works Ballet and City Ballet School in San Francisco. She joined OBT as an apprentice in 2003 and was promoted to soloist in 2007. Some of her favorite roles with OBT include: William Forsythe’s The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude, George Balanchine’s Tarantella, James Canfield’s Romeo & Juliet, and Nacho Duato’s Por Vos Muero.