Koko Bamford
Photo: Jan Willem Kaldenbach

Koko Bamford

Corps de ballet

Koko started dancing when she was 3 years old at the ballet school of her mother. After this she gained a place at the Elmhurst School for Dance. Two years later she was accepted at Royal Ballet School (London, England), where she studied for six years. Already during her second study year, she was chosen to perform with the Birmingham Royal Ballet. Throughout her graduate year, she danced in several performances with The Royal Ballet.


Place of Birth:

Hampshire (United Kingdom)

With Dutch National Ballet since: 


Career with Dutch National Ballet:

Corps de ballet (2023) Élève (2022), Junior Company (2020)


Elmhurst School for Dance (Birmingham, England), Royal Ballet School (London, England)


  • Award for ‘Most Promising Female Dancer’ at the age of 13