Dance Biography Risa Ray

 
Photo by Marie Nosaka

Photo by Marie Nosaka

Risa Ray Profile

Risa began her dancing career at an early age, studying both classical and modern ballet and receiving numerous awards at the national competition level. In 2006, she entered the Japan Women's College of Physical Education - home to some of Japan's rhythmic sports gymnastics olympic medal winners - where she majored in contemporary dance and poured her creative energies into choreography, stage production and dramatic composition while performing as a contemporary dancer in Tokyo. Complimenting her work in the contemporary sphere, Risa has also performed regularly at numerous music festivals and many of Tokyo's most famous clubs, as well as contributing her skills in event production and choreography to many artists both in Japan and on the international stage.

 
Photo by Marie Nosaka

Photo by Marie Nosaka

村松利紗

幼少よりモダンバレエを習い始め、クラシックバレエ、ジャズ、ヒップホップ、コンテンポラリーダンスなどジャンルを超えてダンスに没頭。多くのコンペティションで受賞を果たし、2006年に日本女子体育大学に入学。卒業後はダンサーとしてのみでなく、振付家、イベントオーガナイザーとしても活動。2016年より住居をオーストラリアのタスマニアに移し、2人の子育てに奮闘しながらダンサーとして活動中。