New Adventures



Mari Kamata

Early Adventures (2017)

Born in Miyagi, Japan. Mari started dancing at the age of six at Sendai City Ballet School in Sendai, Japan. She later went on to train at Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance in London (2004-2007), where she graduated with a first-class honours degree.

Most recently Mari has been an assistant choreographer for a brand new musical My name is SHINGO directed by Phillipe DecouflĂ© based on Japanese comic book written by Kazuo Umezu.

Joining New Adventures was a dream come true for Mari.

Stage credits for New Adventures since 2010 include:
Swan Lake 2010 (Romanian and Monaco princesses); Nutcracker! 2011-12 (Marshmallows and Liquorice lady); Dorian Gray 2013 in Tokyo (Esperanza); Edward Scissorhands 2014-15 (Candy Covitt, Marylin-Ann Evercreech and cover Kim Boggs); Sleeping Beauty 2012-13 and 2015-16 (Original Ardor fairy, Feral fairy and cover Aurora)

TV and film credits include:
Matthew Bourne’s Christmas (More 4); Romanian princess in Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake 3D (Leopard Films); ‘Imagine’-A Beauty is Born (BBC); Ardor in Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty (Leopard Films and BS premium Japan); Promotional video by Sony Camera for the 2014 IBC Exhibition in the Netherlands.

Mari has completed the Yoga Alliance 200 certification and she is qualified yoga instructor.

She would like to thank her family and friends for their love and the support through the years.

Mari is thrilled and excited to be joining the cast of Early Adventures. 

Instagram: @marichanchan72

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