Guest Instructor – Makoto Ono
Makoto Ono was born in Furano City, Japan. At the age of 5 he began his training with Yoshiko Hisatomi. In 2002, he moved to the US to train with the Pittsburgh Ballet Theater School, in 2005 he joined the company at Pittsburgh Ballet Theater. He moved back to Japan in 2013 to teach and perform as a guest artist. He is now a ballet master at Hokkaido branch of the Japan Ballet Association. He has danced in many countries including Spain and Russia. Makoto has performed in many productions including Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, Dracula, and Company B to name a few.