Makino Hildestad | Company Artist
Joined OBT in 2010
Makino Hildestad was born in Kumamoto, Japan. She started ballet at The Kumamoto Ballet School when she was 9. She joined Colorado Ballet in 2002 as an apprentice, was promoted to corps de ballet in 2004, and joined OBT in 2010. Her favorite roles at OBT are Rassemblement by Nacho Duato and The Lost Dance by Matjash Mrozewski. She has been featured in the role of Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Second Detail by William Forsythe, Instinctual Confidence by Darrell Grand Moultrie, and Petal by Helen Pickett.