Tomoya Suzuki was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan, where he began his training at the age of 10. In 2019, at the age of 16, he moved to Philadelphia where he trained for three years at The Rock School for Dance Education. While at The Rock School, he performed the role of Cavalier in The Nutcracker as well as La Esmeralda and Justin Allen’s Above as Below. In the summer of 2022, he participated in the Princeton Ballet School Summer Intensive where he danced in Passacaglia, choreographed by Luis Napoles. He then joined ARB’s Trainee program, and quickly moved up to ARB2. Suzuki performed as the Nephew/ Nutcracker Prince, Soldier Doll, and Candy Cane in ARB’s The Nutcracker, Ethan Stiefel and Johan Kobborg’s Giselle, Arthur Mitchell’s Holberg Suite, and Stiefel’s VARIANTS.