Born in Japan but raised in England, Sonoya trained at the Royal Ballet School. Upon graduation she joined the Dresden Semperoper Ballet dancing numerous corps de ballet roles. She is currently freelancing, most recently with Ballet Ireland in a new production of Scheherazade.
“I feel without music there would be no dance. For me, music is one of the biggest pleasures in life, so being able to express the music through movement is the true meaning of dance.” – Sonoya Mizuno