Chizu Kimura

Chizu Kimura

Chizu Kimura was born in Japan in 1981, and started dancing at the age of five.

She trained at Legat School of Dance and London Studio Centre in the U.K before joining the Vienna Festival Ballet in London in 2002.

In 2005, she moved to Berlin and has been working as a freelance dancer with numerous choreographers included Trisha Brown, SETanztheater, Micheal Rooney, RØRSTRØMSK, Angus Balbernie, Norman Douglas, Flying Steps, Yui Kawaguchi and U.T.P (Tokyo).

She also appeared in some commercial works such as “Sony Ericsson” and “JELL-O”.

From 2008 she started to create her own piece.
One of her projects TANSIK is an experimental group with contemporary dance and live music formed in 2009 with the Berlin based Japanese violinist Hoshiko Yamane.

Since December 2009 she is giving classical trainings from beginners to professionals. She is also a certified GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® trainer.