"Delicate and regal"
The Daily Telegraph
Miwako was born in Japan and began her ballet training with Fumika Morishima in Okinawa. Before joining The Australian Ballet School she trained with Kimie Sasamoto and Iwao Nagae in Tokyo. In 1997 Miwako was awarded the Idemitsu Scholarship at the sixth Asia Pacific Competition. After graduating from The Australian Ballet School in 1998 with honours she joined The Australian Ballet, going on to perform in many roles, including principal ones. She toured to Japan, New Zealand, China, London and New York with the company. Miwako was promoted to senior artist in 2010.
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Miwako loves knitting, crochet, puzzles, Sudoku and cooking and is a proud Melbourne Storm supporter.