From Nara, Japan. She started her ballet training at Mami Ballet Land in Japan and completed her training at School of Alberta Ballet, Canada. She attended the Colorado Ballet Summer Program in 2013. She has been awarded at the Nara Ballet Competition in 2009, was a finalist in 2015, finalist at Sendai Competition in 2010 and participated in World Ballet Competition in 2015. Ms. Saori joined Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida in 2014 and has danced soloist roles in Petrouchka, The Nutcracker and Vladimir Issaev’s the Rite of Spring, Coppelia, Glinka’s Suite Fantastique, A Celebration to Klimt, among others. This will be Saori’s fourth year with Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida.