LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
Toshiro Abbley, born in Los Angeles, CA, began dancing at the age of 6 taking tap classes. At the age of 13, he started his classical ballet training at South Bay Ballet. Toshiro later attended Ballet Pacifica (Irvine, CA) and Heins Bosl Stiftung (Munich, Germany) during his final years as a student. He took1st place at the prestigious LA Spotlight Awards in 2006 and was a semi-finalist at the 2007 USA International Ballet Competition. Toshiro has danced professionally with Miami City Ballet, Dutch National Ballet and the Royal Ballet of Flanders. This is his first season with Backhausdance.