Karin is a contemporary dancer who was born in Canada and grew up in Yokohama in Japan.
She started her classical training when she was 5 years old, and graduated from a ballet course of music department at Japan music high school.
After high school, she received a scholarship for short period of study abroad to Toronto in Canada and it was how she met to contemporary dance.
Since 2010-2012, she participated in Modus Operandi contemporary dance program in Vancouver as a member and she studied more under the artistic director Tiffany Tregarthen and David Raymond. She joined researching project Barca ( Artistic director : Henry Daniel ), and also many workshops such as ProArteDanza summer program in Toronto, Springboard dance Montreal and more in Canada and America.
After Karin came back to Japan in summer 2013, she became a member at project KIRIE which is Japanese traditional contemporary art company.
Beside of member at KIRIE, Karin joined some projects by Kaeja Dance (Toronto),Kwangseok Lee (Korea), Yuri Ng (Hong Kong), Saori Hara, Ryu Suzuki, Kaori Kagaya and Kimiho Halbert (Japan).
She had an opportunity to perform with Violinist Ikuko Kawai and Masanosuke Okura who is living national treasure of Japan as No-gaku player. it took place at Imperial hotel.
Since 2016 she has started to work as a choreographer to research and create her piece.
Since 2017 to 2019 Karin had a contract with Natural Dance Theatre as a guest dancer for the piece Circus.
Her Solo piece “Day Dream” performed at the convention centre at Japan expo in Switzerland 2018. And invited to perform for Contemporary ballet of Asia in Korea 2019.
In 2019 KIRIE produced Ukiyoe Three Demensional Exhibition at Ueno Royal Museum. Karin Choreographed Wa paper installation performance which is collaboration with various artists.
She certified Kaeja Elevation technic level 1 and has started to teach the technic.