Shiori Ohama was born in Okinawa, Japan. She began her
ballet training with Ms. Sayo Nagasaki at NS Ballet Academy. In 2018, Shiori placed in the top 12 Classical Dance category at Youth America Grand Prix - Houston Semi Finals while training with Ms. Tina Kay Bohnstedt at TKB Center for Ballet Dance. She also took the bronze medal at the World Ballet Art Competition Canada Grand Prix Finals and placed top 12 in the Classical Dance category at YAGP - Dallas Semi Final in 2019 and 2020.
Shiori has been coached by Ms. Olga Pavlova while she attended Ballet Academy of Texas. She also trained with Mr. Mihai Mezei, ballet master of the Opera house of Bucharest, Romania, Mr. Ayman Harper, choreographer and William Forsythe's stager, Mr. Dominic Walsh, former principal dancer of Houston Ballet, and a stager for Mr. Ben Stevenson, and Mr. Anton Romanov, artistic director at Alla Osipenko International Ballet Competition and International ballet master.
She is very excited to be a part of Ballet Frontier of Texas.