Yurie Umamoto (Japan) first trained in Ballet in Tokyo. After studying at RIDC (Rencontres Internationales de Danse Contemporaine) in Paris, she moved to Amsterdam. In 2010 she graduated from SNDO (School for New Dance Development). Since then she has been mainly developing installation performances and image works, and collaborating with artists from various disciplines. As a performer she has participated in projects by Lea Martini, Theo Cowley, Simon Tanguy, Jija Sohn and Ruta Butkute.