Kaho Kato —

Kaho Kato
Young Artist


Yokohama, Japan

Age started dancing



Tachibana Ballet School, the Australian Ballet School

Queensland Ballet 

Jette Parker Young Artist 2019

Favourite roles

Giselle in Giselle, Cinderella in Cinderella

Repertoire includes

  • The Russian Girl in George Balanchine's Serenade
  • The Sylph in La Sylphide 
  • Down Variation, Girlfriends in Peggy van Praagh's Coppélia
  • Cupid in Don Quixote

Favourite roles to perform

The Cupid in Don Quixote because it is so much fun to express this character.

Roles I would love to dance

Odette/Odile in Swan Lake and Juliet in Romeo & Juliet

Dance inspiration

Trying something new is a passion I've always had. It is sometimes hard but I always love to keep challenging. 

Awards and achievements

  • YAGP in Japan (2015) - Senior Top 12
  • Japan Dance Competition in 2015 - 3rd prize winner
  • Japan Dance Competition in 2014 - 2nd prize winner

Did you know?

I love to cook Japanese food!