What would you do differently from what you do now?
I would travel the world more, see more people and places.
Who inspires you and why?
I am inspired by my family. My parents were actors and dancers and they taught me how to be an artist, and the importance of creativity.
What would you do to make a difference in the world?
I would tell people to be kinder to one another, to understand that everyone has a different background.
Favourite holiday destination and why?
Japan – because it is home and the food is amazing, or Scotland; time really slows down in Scotland, and the nature is beautiful.
When friends come to town, what attraction would you take them to, and why?
I take my friends for a walk along the river, from West End to the City. It is such a great way to see Brisbane, connect with the outdoors and see a few cool sites and cafes along the way.
What are you currently reading?
I am reading two books at the moment: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, and a Japanese book on whisky.
What are you currently listening to?
I’m listening to Jake Shimabukuro – a ukulele player.
Hard to find, but always nearby.
What does the future hold for you?
We don’t have long careers as dancers, so I try to enjoy each moment as they come and not get hung up on the future.
Kohei is a Senior Soloist with the Queensland Ballet. For more information, visit: www.queenslandballet.com.au for details.
Image: Kohei Iwamoto – courtesy of the Queensland Ballet