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Kosuke Yamamoto



Born in Ehime, Japan, Kosuke Yamamoto trained at the Mika Ballet School and the Royal Ballet School, dancing Raymonda pas de deux and Colya's solo from A Month in the Country at the School performance. He joined BRB in 2000; First Artist, 2002; Soloist, 2003; First Soloist, 2006.

REPERTORY INCLUDES
Frederick Ashton: La Fille mal gardée (Alain), The Two Pigeons (Gypsy Boy), Enigma Variations (Sinclair) and Scènes de ballet
George Balanchine: Western Symphony (Third Movement)
David Bintley: Arthur (Gareth), Beauty and the Beast (Raven), Hobson's Choice (Salvation Army), Carmina burana (First Seminarian), The Nutcracker Sweeties (Buttons), The Seasons ('Spring', 'Winter') and The Sons of Horus (Hapi)
Kim Brandstrup: Pulcinella (Fourbo)
John Cranko: Brouillards ('Bruyères'), The Lady and the Fool (Bootface) and Pineapple Poll (Jasper)
Kenneth MacMillan: Romeo and Juliet (Mercutio, Mandolin Dance lead), Elite Syncopations ('Alaskan Rag') and Solitaire
Twyla Tharp: In the Upper Room
Peter Wright's productions of Coppélia ('Call to Arms'), The Sleeping Beauty (Bluebird, pas de quatre), and Peter Wright and Galina Samsova's production of Swan Lake (Benno)

CREATED ROLES
David Bintley: The Seasons ('Winter')
Kim Brandstrup: Pulcinella (Fourbo)
Nahid Siddiqui: Krishna (Krishna as a Child).

AWARDS
Nijinsky Prize, second Nagoya International Ballet and Modern Dance Competition.


Last updated 4 April 2007.
Kosuke Yamamoto

Kosuke Yamamoto; photo: Andrew Ross

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