Photo Credit: Viktoria Kryvenko

Photo Credit: Viktoria Kryvenko

About Rino

Rino was born and raised in Japan and moved to New York City in 2015. She started to learn ballet when she was 3 years old but when she was 11 years old, broke her left ankle by accident and thought about her future. She got a doctor's order that must not to return dancing even if it's recovered. But dancing is her passion and could not give up more than anything, so she restarted to dance after 6 months. She started to learn jazz dance and theme park dance in Tokyo when she was in college. She went to Harbour Dance Center in Vancouver, B.C. Canada in 2013 and trained various style of dance and changed her life. 

She has performed across all media. Table of Silence (performance created as a tribute to 9/11 at Lincoln Center Plaza); New York Jazz Choreography Project 2016 (performed a piece choreographed by Chet Walker and Bill Hastings; New York Jazz Choreography Project 2017 (performed a piece choreographed by Billy Griffin); The Pajama Game; Vancouver Pride Parade 2016; as a lead dancer in a music video called SuperFly by DiGN Productions in Vancouver, B.C. Canada; a short film Pretty Ugly with Barbara Beddouk in New York City, and Beyond Redemption by TGK Films in Vancouver, B.C. Canada. She has also worked for a professional photographer who is based in Atlanta, Terence Rushin; featured dancer at Musical Romeo and Juliet when she was in Japan.

She is excited to continue and grow her career in the United States of America, and be inspired as a performer.