Yurie Umamoto 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 performance installations and image works, and collaborating with artists from various disciplines. She has been interested in exploring the perception of time and memories, and the mixtures of physical, visual and acoustic approaches. Her works have been presenting in theatres, galleries and site-specific locations. As a performer she has participated in projects by Lea Martini, Theo Cowley, Simon Tanguy, Jija Sohn, Ruta Butkute and others.