In Focus: Nao Kusuzaki
HOUSTON, June 20 — Our great city knows Nao Kusuzaki. She touts 10 graceful years (and counting!) with Houston Ballet and was a spotlight creative for one of the Houston is Inspired campaigns.
The Texas Center is excited to be the home of Nao’s brainchild, Tsuru, a world premiere ballet inspired by a touching Japanese folktale. The performances will take place Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28.
In this In Focus video, Nao enlightens about her creative path, her artistic aspirations, and how in dance “if there is no pain involved… we’re not reaching for the ideal.” (5 min., 24 sec.)