Mariko Koh, born in Japan/Koto, began her dance training at Sachiko Sakon Ballet Studio and received her BA degree from Kobe College (JP) in 2012. During her studies she was taught by Toru Shimazaki (contemporary dance), Jan Nuyts, Owen Montague (ballet) and in the Martha Graham Technique by Naoko Murakosi, Graham Mckelvie. After graduation she was a member of the Ballet junior de Genève (CH), worked with Alexander Ekman, Stijin Celis, Ken Ossola, Barack Marshall, Guilherme Botelho, Cindy Van Acker and Thierry Malandain. In 2013 she became a soloist at the Stadttheater Bremerhaven. Afterwards Mariko started working as a freelance dancer all over Europe and participated in productions of Unterwegs Theater Heidelberg (DE), Grand Théâtre de la Ville du Luxembourg (LUX) and Forum Schlosspark in Ludwigsburg (DE). Since 2016 she has been working with Steptext Dance Project(DE) and in 2017 she collaborated with Maqoma Gregory from Vuyani Dance Company (ZA). In 2019 she was part of the Opera production choreographed by Fernando Melo at La Monnaie (BE), and was featured at the National Opera Comédie (FR) in 2020. In 2022 she performed in a piece by Natalie Wagner at Network international Danza Puglia (IT). She is currently a guest dancer in of Curious Nature (DE), was part of ORT's new creation with Mattia Russo and Antonio de Rosa from Kor'sia (ES). Mariko is also a certified teacher of Countertechnique®.