Madoka Kariya

Madoka Kariya

Date of birth
3 April 1993

Place of birth
Sendai, Japan


Maison du ballet Etoile, Japan [1998 – 2009]
Palucca Hochschule für Tanz Dresden, Germany [2009 – 2012]
Internship Dresden Semperoper Ballet, Germany [2011]
Jason Beechey, Gerald Casel,Misako Kawamura, Michiko Nakamura

Professional experience
Ballett Zürich Junior ballet, Switzerland [2012 – 2014]
NDT 2 [2014 – 2017]
NDT 1 since August 2017

Nominations & awards
Tanzpreis der Freunde des Balletts Zürich (Friends of the Ballet Zurich Award) [2013]
Scholarship from DAAD-Prize for the outstanding achievement of foreign student [2010]
Silver medal in YAGP New York final Senior age division [2009]
Gold medal and Audience award in the ‘All Nippon DATE Classic Ballet competition in Miyagi’ [2009]

In: 'Shoot the Moon' - Sol León & Paul Lightfoot. Photo: Rahi Rezvani.
In: 'Walk the Demon' - Marco Goecke. Photo: Rahi Rezvani.