|Education||Sasaki Mika Ballet Academy|
|Current group||Hamburg Ballet|
Madoka Sugai (菅井円加, Sugai Madoka, born 1994) is a Japanese ballet dancer who is currently a principal dancer with the Hamburg Ballet.
In 2012, Sugai won the Prix de Lausanne in Switzerland, for which Miyako Yoshida was a juror. After her victory, she was offered an apprenticeship to The Hamburg Ballet's second company, National Youth Ballet, and joined the main company in 2014. In 2016, she danced a pax de deux from Flower Festival in Genzano with colleague Christopher Evans at the Erik Bruhn Prize. She became a soloist in the following year and principal dancer in 2019. Her repertoire includes works by John Neumeier, Rudolf Nureyev and Jerome Robbins, and she originated a role in Neumeier's Beethoven Project.
Sugai's repertoire with the Hamburg Ballet includes:
- Cinderella in A Cinderella Story
- Woman in Apricot in Dances at a Gathering
- Kitri/Dulcinea in Don Quixote
- Peasant Pas de deux in Giselle
- Princess Natalia in Illusions – like Swan Lake
- Prudence Duvernoy in Lady of the Camellias
- Hermia in A Midsummer Night's Dream
- Beethoven Project
- Little Requiem
- Solo for Two
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