Keiko was born in Japan. She trained with Kazuko Suzuki in Japan and from 1995 to 1997 went to John Neumeier Hamburg Ballet School in Germany. After graduation she joined Norwegian National Ballet where danced various soloist and lead roles.
Ayana, from Tokyo, trained at Kishibe Mitsuyo Ballet School and Central School of Ballet. She joined Northern Ballet in 2003. Ayana retired from Northern Ballet in December 2012.
Christie joined the Company in 2004 and retired in June 2012. Born: Portsmouth, England. Trained: The Royal Ballet Lower School; Central School of Ballet. Favourite Roles: Cygnets, Swan Lake; The Ghost of Christmas Past, A Christmas Carol; Helena, A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Clara, The Nutcracker; First Shade Variation, La Bayadère; Young Cathy, Wuthering Heights; Nurse, Romeo & Juliet.
Martin joined the Company in 2003 and retired in June 2012 and now is a professional photographer in Hampshire. Born: London, England. Trained: Central School of Ballet. Previous Companies:Ballet Central.