​Iori Araya
Iori Araya joined Ballet Memphis in 2017 coming from the New Jersey Ballet. A native of Japan, she was formerly with the Singapore Dance Theatre and the Australian Ballet, where she trained at the company’s school. Noted professional roles include Aurora in Sleeping Beauty, George Balanchine’s Serenade, Allegro Brillante and Divertimento #15; Choo San Goh’s Romeo and Juliet and Fives; Edwaard Liang’s Age of Innocence; and Stanton Welch’s Maninyas

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