Koyo Yamamoto
Photo: Jan Willem Kaldenbach

Koyo Yamamoto

Corps de ballet

Koyo started dancing when he was 5 years old. When he was 11 years old he began studying at the Acri-Horimoto Ballet Academy. He trained at this academy until he was accepted at the Tanz Akademie in Zürich, where he studied for another three years.


Place of Birth: 
Tokyo (Japan)

With Dutch National Ballet since: 


Career with Dutch National Ballet: 
Corps de ballet (2023), Élève (2022), Junior Company (2020)

Acri-Horimoto Ballet Academy (Japan), Tanz Akademie Zürich (Zürich, Switzerland)


  • 2018: 1st prize in the Talinn International Ballet Competition (Estonia)  
  • 2017: 4th prize in the Prix de Lausanne