Hyuma Kiyosawa

Nagano, Japan

Company Artist with the Joffrey since 2019


Hyuma Kiyosawa was born in Soest, Germany in 2001 and raised in Nagano prefecture, Matsumoto City, Japan. He was offered to join The Joffrey Ballet after receiving Silver medal at the 2018 USA XI International Ballet Competition in Jackson, MS. at the age of 17. In 2018, He was awarded the Cultural Art Grand Prize from Matsumoto City, Japan. He began his ballet training at the age of six at Aoki Chieko Ballet School and afterward with Momoko Ballet Studio. He attended Kiev State Ballet School in Ukraine until 2012, under the instruction of Mr. Constantin Edward Costchcov. From 2012 to 2015, he received his training at Kirov Academy of Ballet in Washington D.C. under the instructions of Mr. Nikolai Kabaniaev, Mr. Nikoloz Makhateli, and Mr. Stanislav Issaev. From 2015 to 2018, he was under the instruction of Mr. Nikolai Kabaniaev at City Ballet School in San Francisco. In 2019, he was a guest artist at Ballet Manila and performed lead roles in Cinderella, Paquita, Pas de Deux from Diana and Acteon, and more in neoclassical pieces.

His heart is always with dogs and his muscles are mostly made out from mangos.