Koyo Yamamoto

Koyo Yamamoto

Junior Company

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.


With Dutch National Ballet since: 

Place of Birth: 
Tokyo (Japan)

Career with Dutch National Ballet: 
Junior Company (2020)

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


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