KOIKE Mimoza

Japanese, born in Tokyo, on December 3rd, 1982.

Mimoza KOIKE
Training

Training

1998-2001
Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse in Lyon.
 

The artist

The artist

2001-2003: Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève
She joined the Ballet du Grand Théâtre of Geneva where she danced pieces by John Neumeier, George Balanchine, Giorgio Mancini, Lucinda Childs, William Forsythe, David Parsons, Nacho Duato and Michel Kéléménis.

2003: Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo (principal Soloist in 2005)
Choreographies of Jean-Christophe Maillot: Noces, Lady Capulet in Romeo & Juliet, Iris in Œil pour Œil, Titania in Le Songe, The Fairy and The Stepmother in Cendrillon, The Lilac Fairy in La Belle, Marguerite in Faust, Zobéïde in Scheherazade, The Queen and Her Majesty the Night in LAC, The Secretary in Choré, The Dance Teacher in Casse-noisette Compagnie.

Other choreographers: In Memoriam (Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui), Sinfonietta and Svadebka (Les Noces), Petit Mort, Gods and dogs, Bella Figura, (Jiří Kylian), The Four Temperaments (George Balanchine), In the Middle Somewhat Elevated, Second Detail, Artifact Suite (William Forsythe), Walking Mad (Johan Inger), The Chosen One in The Rite of Spring (Nijinsky), Le Pavillon d’Armide (Matjash Mozewski), The Chosen One in The Rite of Spring (Maurice Béjart), Le Corps de Ballet (Emio Greco/Pieter C. Scholten), Body Remix (Marie Chouinard), Blind Willow (Ina Christel Johannessen), Rondo (Alexander Ekman), Tales absurd, fatalistic visions predominate (Natalia Horecna), Le Baiser de la Fée (Vladimir Varnava).
 

Awards and distinctions

Awards and distinctions

2015
Chevalier of l'Ordre du Mérite Culturel de la Principauté de Monaco.
 

Other projects

Other projects

Choreographies: Voisinages (2007), U Turn, Amenimo (2008), Lost Crown – video (2011), Rossignol (2010), Ichi Ni San…(2012), le Paradis des Fourmis (2013), Cloud/Crowd (2014), Pas croisés in Musée Chagall (2015-2019), Move/Still (2016).

Mimoza Koike
"Le Songe" chor. J-Ch. Maillot ©AB
Cinderella Jean-Christophe Maillot Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo
The Fairy in "Cinderella" chor. J-Ch. Maillot ©AB
Mimoza Koike
"Bella Figura" chor. Jiří Kylián ©AB
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"Le Songe" chor. J-Ch. Maillot ©AB
The Fairy in "Cinderella" chor. J-Ch. Maillot ©AB
"Bella Figura" chor. Jiří Kylián ©AB