Haruna Asanuma

Ballet Instructor

Haruna first started dancing at Omaha Academy of Ballet in her hometown, Omaha, Nebraska.

In 2010, she moved to London to train at Laban Conservatoire of Contemporary Dance and went on to graduate with her BA (Hons) degree in Dance at the Scottish School of Contemporary Dance.

Professionally, Haruna danced with Atelier Teatro Danza in Italy, Moving Company, Omaha Dance Project, Maya Taylor Dance Company, TBD Dance Collective and Metropolitan Ballet, where she has dance both contemporary and classical works. Some of Haruna’s favorite roles are Sugar Plum Fairy in Nutcracker, Cygnets in Swan Lake, Autumn Fairy in Cinderella and Friends in Romeo and Juliet. Today, she teaches ballet and contemporary modern technique at several studios around the Twin Cities and actively performs and choreographs as a company dancer with Minneapolis Ballet Dancers.