Toshiki was born in Japan and began his ballet career at the prestigious Hisatomi Yoshiko Ballet Studio where he studied for seven years. He was later awarded a scholarship to train at the Pittsburgh Ballet School. He has won numerous awards including a Judge's Special Award, First and Second Place Awards at the Association of Japanese Ballet Competition, a Silver Medal and a Japanese Grand Prix. In June 2015, Toshiki had the honor of dancing in the closing Gala for the World Ballet Competition where he performed the Golden Idol variation from La Bayadere. Toshiki's repertoire includes The Nutcracker, Don Quixote, Sleeping Beauty, Romeo and Juliet, Swan Lake and many others. This will be Toshiki's third season with Columbia Classical Ballet.