Nami Yamamoto, originally from Japan, graduated from New York University in 1993 with a MA in Dance Education. Since then her work has been presented in New York and elsewhere.
Her work has been funded by Puffin Foundation, Creative Capital, Manhattan Community Arts Fund from Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Jim Henson Foundation, and Suitcase Fund from Dance Theater Workshop. She has been nurtured and inspired by her residency experience at Movement Research, Brooklyn Arts Exchange and Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography.
Currently, she is creating her piece Headless Wolf, which will be premiered at Roulette in October 2017 and teaches New York City public school through Movement Research’s Dance Maker’s program. She is proud to be a Mom of Momiji, an eight year-old daughter.
Upcoming Classes & Events
Past Classes & Events
The Alchemy of Objects or The Quest for the Universal Elixir
|December 18, 2016||
Does the Dance Field Make Room for Parenting?
|October 11, 2016||