Yoko's Profile

Started dance at the age of 9 in Tokyo.

Studied at National Ballet of Canada.

Since 1992: Engaged several theaters across Germany, as a soloist and a guest dancer in Couburg Landestheater, Stadttheater in Wurzburg and Staatstheater in Stuttgart, guest contract as solo dancer in Karlsruhe Staatstheater, as freelance dancer in Frankfurt and Berlin.

2005: selected as a first japanese dancer to join in Cirque du soleil, performed as a soloist for "Delirium" in 160 shows across North America.

2009: joined in Tokyo Cirque du Soleil for "ZED" as an assistant of artistic director and choreographer.

Since 2010-present: produce, choreograph and dance for theater, dance school, corporate event. Developed unique body alignment method which is corporate Mitzvah technique around the world. Instructing domestically in Japan and International

Skills: Ballet, contemporary, improvisation, Mitzvah technique, Teichi

Award: in 2003, 3rd prize for choreography in International Tanz Festival in Stuttgart.

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