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AKIRA IIDA was born in Osaka, Japan. His ballet training began at the age of seven. Mr. Iida studied at the Washington School of Ballet beginning with a summer scholarship program and then joining full-time in 2016, and the Vladimir Kaminski School in Japan. He trained under Kee-Juan Han, Rinat Imaev, Xiomara Reyes, and Mimmo Miccolis. After graduating, he joined the Columbia Classic Ballet as a soloist in 2016. His feature roles include Sancho Panza in Don Quixote and Albert Hilarion (and others) in Giselle. Mr. Iida has worked with a wide range of choreographers and has performed many lead roles both in the United States and Japan. He joined the New Jersey Ballet company in 2022.
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