Yutaka Nakata

Native from Japan, Yutaka Nakata learns classical dance at the Nakata Ballet Theater School of Himeji. At 17, he joins the National Theater Ballet School in Australia and learns different dance forms. Following this formation, he gets into the Scala theatre school in Milan and graduates in 2001 in modern dance. From 2002 to 2007, he joins the Ballet Theater München managed by Philip Taylor. He dances choreographies by Philip Taylor, Jirí Kylián or Carolyn Carlson. From his experience in the Ajan Lao school, Yutaka Nakata incorporated martial art techniques like Tai-Chi and Muay-Thai.

Dancer of Carolyn Carlson’s Company since 2007, he performed in Li, Hidden, eau, Present memory, Mundus Imaginalis, we were horses, Crossroads to Synchronicity and Now…. He is also choreographic assistant of Carolyn Carlson on the piece Burning and rehearsal assistant for the piece If to leave is to remember that has been transmitted to prestigious ballets or pre-professional dancers (ArtEZ school of Arts in Arnhem (NL), Teatro Massimo de Palermo (IT), CNSMD Lyon).

In parallel, he develops his own work with his company, DIEM Dance ImagE Motion.