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Mao Morikawa (Japan) – foto credit: TBS, fotograf: Ovidiu Matiu

Introducing Mao Morikawa.

Born in Hiroshima of Japan, Mao started dancing at the age of three years old as his mother is a ballet teacher. He continued his training at Satomi Morikawa Ballet Academy and then continued his full-time professional training at the Tanz Akademie Zürich in Switzerland.

He received scholarships from Houston Ballet, Tanz Akademie Zürich and Princess Grace Academy. Mao joined Teatrul de Balet Sibiu in 2017.

He went on to win Second Prize dancing Diana and Acteon Pas de deux at the International Ballet and Contemporary Dance Competition Domenico Modugno 2018.
He has toured with Teatrul de Balet Sibiu to Luxembourg.

You may not know:
Mao enjoys watching baseball and football, going fishing and listening to music.

You can follow Mao on instagram:
@mao.morikawa