The Australian Ballet

Larissa Kiyoto-Ward

Coryphée

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Larissa Kiyoto-Ward

(She/They)

Larissa was born and raised in Wellington, New Zealand; she began dance classes at the age of four. She trained at the Mount Eden Ballet Academy and The Australian Ballet School. Larissa was promoted to coryphée in 2023.

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As a child, Larissa started dance classes because she wanted to be like Barbie in the movie Barbie of Swan Lake.