Yuki Fukui originally from Tokyo Japan, is a NYC based dancer, choreographer and educator.
Yuki started dancing at age 3 and received her training with Yoko Shimizu in Amsterdam (The Netherlands), Misao Kai in Tokyo (Japan) and Sara Magistro in Paris (France) as a young dancer.
In 2006 she moved to NYC to attend, Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts as a Global Scholar full scholarship student. While her time there, she had the privilege of performing works by Takehiro Ueyama (TAKE Dance), Karla Wolfangle, Rebecca Stenn, Jose Limon(staged by Sarah Stackhouse), Anna Sokolow (staged by Jim May), Jill Johnson, to name a few.
Since graduating in 2010 with a B.A in the Arts concentration in Dance, Yuki has performed with HIU-Shudan (NYC), Dajhia Ingram Dance (NYC), The Movement Collective (NYC), Amalgamate Dance Company GAS Series (NYC), Dirty Soles Dance (NYC), BEAUTIES: As Seen By Others/ And Then What Is (NYC) project directed/choreographed by NYFA fellowship artist Leslie-Arlette Boyce at Pen+Brush an art gallery featured on NYC-Arts, in a site specific immersive interactive dance theater performance Ghost Card Project (NYC) choreographed and directed by Hassan Christopher and Megan Weaver.
Yuki also served as an Assistant Artistic Director and a Company Managing Director for Long Island Dance Project (NY) from 2013 through 2016.
Yuki currently is a rehearsal director for Mersiha Mesihovic/Circuit Debris (NYC) whom she has been working since 2013, and is a company dancer for Michelle DuVall Dance Collective (NYC) since 2017, while continuing her work as a collaborating artist for Gwen Rakotovao Company (France/NY), whom she has worked with since 2011 and has served as associate artistic director from 2013 through 2016.
Yuki also joined the cast as a dancer for SHE a Choreoplay by Jinah Parker in May of 2017 for its first extensive NYC run. Yuki is excited to be part of this project for its Off Broadway run in Spring of 2018.
To widen her skills as a performer Yuki also trains in Argentine Tango with Jeni Breen and Matthew Liam O’Toole, and hopes to take a next step in her career as an artist.