Madoka Yano was born in Osaka, Japan. Started training in Soda Ballet School (Japan), after that continued her education at the Escola de Dança do Conservatório Nacional, Portugal (class of Irina Zavialova, Catarina Moreira), which she graduated from in 2017.
In 2016, she performed in La Bayadere with the National Ballet of Portugal.
Participated in the Youth America Grand Prix (Japan), semi-final Top 12 and participated New York Final (2010, 2015).
In 2012–2017 participated in the production Ballet for the Future (Japan) by Gen Horiuchi (Artistic Director of the Saint-Louis Ballet).
Since December 2017 she has been a member of the Ballet Company of the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre.
Repertoire at the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre includes:
The Nutcracker (Snowflakes, Chinese Dance, Waltz of the Flowers); choreography by Eldar Aliev,
Swan Lake (Brides, Waltz/Polonaise, Big Swans, Swans, the Crackers, Specter); choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, revised choreography by Konstantin Sergeyev and choreographic adaptation by Eldar Aliev,
Giselle (Waltz, Peasant Dance, the Wilis); choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot and Marius Petipa,
The Sleeping Beauty (Suite Lilac Fairy, Waltz, Freillins, the Nereids, the Playful Fairy, the Silver, Gold, Sapphire Fairy); choreography by Marius Petipa revised version by Konstantin Sergeyev and Eldar Aliev,
Le Corsaire (Odalisques, Le Jardin animé); choreography by Eldar Aliev using fragments of Marius Petipa’s choreography,
Don Quixote (Grand pas, Seven Coryphaeus, Spanish Women); choreography by Alexander Gorsky based after Marius Petipa,
The Firebird (Girls); choreography by Eldar Aliev,
The Little Humpbacked Horse (Firebirds, People of the Sea); choreography by Alexei Ratmansky,
Carmen-suite (Tobacco-Workers); choreography by Alberto Alonso.
Daphnis et Chloé (Nymphs); choreography by Dmitry Pimonov,
Visions fugitives (Girls); choreography by Dmitry Pimonov.
George Balanchine’s ballets: Serenade (Women), Scotch Symphony (Women).
Grand pas from the ballet Raymonda (Four Soloists); choreography by Marius Petipa and Konstantin Sergeyev, revised version by Eldar Aliev,
Inspiration (Four Soloists); choreography by Eldar Aliev.