Born in 1984, lives between Kobe and Tokyo.
Moriyama is a multidisciplinary artist who works in Japan and overseas.
From a very young age, Moriyama trained in a variety of dance genres before making his stage debut in 1999. He was nominated Cultural Ambassador by the Agency for Cultural Affairs in 2013, worked with Inbal Pinto & Avshalom Pollak Dance Company for a year in Tel-Aviv, Israel and collaborated with diverse performing arts groups in European countries.
Since then his activities have been focusing on “physical expression that is generated through a relationship with people, things, and places”.
As an actor he has won several Japanese film awards and as a dancer he won the 10th Japan Dance Forum prize. ”Delivery Health” and “in-side-out” are two short films he directed and were selected in the competition of Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia (2019 and 2021).
On 11 March 2021, 10 years after the Great East Japan Earthquake, Moriyama directed and dedicated to Kiyomizu-temple, a dance performance called “Re: Incarnation”. The same year he performed a solo dance at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympic Games. In April 2022 he initiated a group to launch Artist in Residence KOBE（AiRK）in Kobe, Japan.
He is also a Post-Butoh dancer.