Yoko Omori


Portrait of Yoko Omori

Yoko Omori is a graduate of the Japan Women’s College of Physical Education. Trained in both classical and urban dance, Omori emphasizes originality in movement, choreography, and her own approach to sound. Whether in her solo projects or group pieces, she has developed a unique style that blends different genres. She has received awards such as Outstanding New Artist at Yokohama Dance Collection in 2019 and Best Dancer at its 2021 edition, as well as second prize at Danse élargie in Paris in 2022.

Her group piece Help was presented in five locations in Japan and around the world, and her solo piece PLAIN-chain was shown in Italy and France in 2023.


Photo: © Honoka Tamura