originally from Hyogo, Japan, started training in classical ballet when she was 5 years old. At the age of 18 she started training in jazz and hip hop and awarded top 3 at Dancing Koshien as a member of Dragon Tribe. After graduating from Mukogawa Woman’s University - Major of Health and Sports Science, Yurie moved to NYC. She was then accepted into the International Student Program at Peridance Capezio Center, training in various dance styles. She attended the Summer Intensive of Conteur in Toronto in 2016 and on scholarship at the Pro -Intensive at MET dance, Houston, in 2017.


She is also a member of the Bryce Dance Company, whom she has performed with in the ‘Beauty in Diversity’,  VT, and also works with DIPR. Additionally, Yurie has had the pleasure of performing works by Julia Ehrstrand, Stephanie Deere, Martina Steflova, Hannah Cohen, Sara Kate, Joe Celej, Kiki Lucas. Most recently, Yurie performed in “Kajiki’s Artist Show” at Carnegie Hall.

Yurie Nishi

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