Koyo Yanagishima is from Japan. He has studied at Momoko Ballet Studio in Toyoko, Japan and Dutch National Ballet Academy in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Koyo won first place at the All Japan Ballet Competition – NAGOYO in 2014, third place at YAGP Japan in 2014, first place at NBA All Japan Ballet Competition High School in 2015 and first place at All Japan Ballet Competition – NAGANO in 2015. Columbia Classical Ballet welcomes Koyo for his second season. Koyo won a gold metal at VKIBC 2017. Koyo has been invited to dance at the prestigious Gala in Mexico City.