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Artistic Director/Instructor
Kotomi R. Matsuda has performed with internationally recognized companies and masters from the Vaganova Ballet Academy and the New York City Ballet. She has also danced with the Ajkun Ballet Theatre and performed in Europe and the East Coast.


Education & Certification

State of California Commission on Teacher Credential Permit (asst.) Child Development. CA.gov (2021)

Film diploma, University of Copenhagen

French, Associate in Arts degree, El Camino College 

Fine Arts, Bachelor of Arts, & Minor in Dance, California State University of Long Beach

Master teacher certification, Kamaletdinov Vaganova Ballet  

Many of her students have been accepted by Vaganova Academy, the School of American Ballet Theatre, U. C. L. A., U.C. Berkeley, Notre Dame, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Utah, and other prestigious institutions. Students aged 9 - teens have won ballet competitions and received first place in 2019 and 2022.  High school students are inspired to take responsibility and achieve leadership positions in dance teams.  

Her mission is to preserve and pass on the legacy of classical ballet and the performing arts and inspire children and dancers to dance from their hearts.