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Naoko Brown

Nagoya, Japan

Joined Boston Ballet School in 2015


At the age of six, Naoko Brown was introduced to the world of classical ballet by Michiko Matsumoto and continued her training with Barbara Banaskowski Smith in Lansing, MI. While there, she performed with the students of the National Ballet School of Gdansk in Poland, as well as students from Vaganova Ballet School in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Brown received her B.F.A. in Dance from The Boston Conservatory. There she performed works by Daniel Pelzig, Sean Curran, Lar Lubovitch and José Limon. She also attended the Boston Ballet School Summer Dance Program, Ballet Intensive from Moscow, and was a full scholarship recipient at Summer Stages Dance in 2012.

Brown has performed with Michiko Matsumoto Ballet, Prometheus Dance, City Ballet of Boston and Jo-Mé Dance. She is also a faculty member of the Boston Conservatory at Berklee.