Satoru started ballet at Cygnus Ballet Studio when he was 8 years old. While he was in Japan, he participated in many competitions. He was awarded a full scholarship from The Australian Ballet School at the Youth American Grand Prix Japan semi-finals 2014.

He joined The Australian Ballet School from 2014 to 2016. Many of the performances that he was part of, were choreographed by Australian choreographers Stephen Baynes, Simon Dow and Margaret Wilson. He graduated from The Australian Ballet School in 2016.

Satoru joined Singapore Dance Theatre as an apprentice in January 2017 and was promoted to Artist in January 2018. His repertoire highlights include the principal role of Prince in Swan Lake (2019), CoppéliaDon QuixoteThe NutcrackerGiselle and Sleeping Beauty. He has also danced in Peter & Blue’s Birthday PartySticks and StonesSymphony in Three Movements13th HeavenLinea AdoraSYNCMidnight WaltzesFives and Evening Voices.

Satoru was promoted to Soloist in January 2020. He most recently performed his debut roles in Romeo and Juliet (2020) as Romeo and Mercutio, as well as Variations From A Distance and The Light Behind Us in the Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA) 2021.

Interview with Satoru