Nozomi Nakabayashi, from Kawasaki in Japan begins her first season with Atlantic Ballet. She has just completed her studies at the Dance Ensemble of the Royal Conservatoire, in The Hague. Nozomi began her dance journey at the Kumagai Yuri Ballet School in 2006
and in the summer 2017 she studied at the Elmhurst Ballet School in Birmingham. In 2020, she competed in the Japan International Ballet Festival where she won prizes in contemporary and in classical; she has received numerous dance scholarships over the years and has taken part in master classes in Barcelona and followed intensive classes at NK in London. Nozomi is very excited to begin her professional career in Atlantic Canada.