Miyoko Koyasu. Photo by Karolina Kuras.
Miyoko Koyasu was born in Chiba, Japan and trained at Hashimoto Ballet and Shimada Ballet Institute in Japan and Canada’s National Ballet School. Ms. Koyasu joined The National Ballet of Canada as a RBC Apprentice in 2011 and was promoted to Second Soloist in 2018.
Recently, Ms. Koyasu made her debut as Princess Florine and the Second Fairy in The Sleeping Beauty and she performed in the world premiere of Frame by Frame. She has danced such roles as Petal in Cinderella, Olga in Onegin and Sheep in The Nutcracker. Ms. Koyasu’s repertoire includes Swan Lake, Romeo and Juliet, Giselle, The Winter’s Tale, A Streetcar Named Desire, Nijinsky, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Pinocchio, Le Petit Prince, La Fille mal gardée, Manon, Allegro Brillante, The Four Temperaments, The Concert, Carousel (A Dance), Piano Concerto #1.
Ms. Koyasu was awarded the Patron Award of Merit in 2018 and the RBC Emerging Artist Apprentice Award in 2013.
Born: Chiba, Japan
Trained: Hashimoto Ballet and Shimada Ballet Institute in Japan and Canada’s National Ballet School
Second Soloist since: 2018