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Aya Sato


Aya started dancing at the age of three at the Ishikawa ballet school in Hokkaido, Japan. In 2011 she joined the Ballett Akademie Nürnberg/Fürth in Germany. In 2013 she was a finalist in the Talent Dance Award in Regensburg, Germany, and in 2014 she won two medals and the special prize in the classical dance and contemporary categories at the international competition in Biarritz.
Aya joined the Ballet national de Marseille in January 2015 under the direction of Emio Greco et Pieter Scholten.