Chizuru Asakura

Chizuru Asakura was born in Handa, Japan. Began studying rhythmic gymnastics at the age of 13, won the first prize at Province competitions. After graduating College (English Major), performed professionally for six years at Theme parks, Musical Companies, and on TV in Japan. Moved to NYC in 2001 to fully realize her potential.

Performed as a principle dancer for various dance companies, in events and festivals at Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center, Apollo Theater in NYC and Fox Theater in Foxwoods in CT.

Accomplished singer, dancer, actress, model, and silk aerial acrobat. Available for commercials, videos, films, and print work. If you are interested in working with her, contact her through blog or email.

Exhibits - US

2006 Ensemble and Assistance for The Great White Way, International Dance Festival, directed by David Marquez
2003 Ensemble in Deep in the Darkness
2011 Baan Earth with Azul Dance Theater at Peri Dance
Bell Sond with Azul Dance Theater at White Wave
2010 Borderless at JAM
2009 Solo Dancer at Broadway Dance Center Performance Project
Opening Dance for Karaoke Championship at Carnegie Hall
2008 Participated in Choirs Group of SGI-USA New York Zone Festival at APOLLO THEATER
2007 Back ground Dancer of Chinese Show at FOXWOODS
Ensemble for New York Peace Film Festival
2006 Back ground Dancer of Chinese Show at FOXWOODS
Solo and Ensemble in Wind Far From East, Azul Dance Theater
Lead Dancer for It all begins with me at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center
2003 Dance Solo, Vocal Solo in East Meets West, Harmonia Opera Company
Ensemble in Take the A Train: Tribute to Billy Strayhorn, Morgan Scott Ballet, The DUKE on 42nd Street
2009 Ensemble in A HOY 2.0, Aerial Show at Skybox

Exhibits - Japan

2005–2006 Principal in Super Adventure Saiyuki, National Tour
2005 Solo Dancer and Singer in ZERO’s Matsuri
2001 Principal Role in ZERO
2000–2001 Ensemble in One Hello Kitty Dream Revue
1999–2000 Role of Iris in FAME, Ensemble in My Dream, Time Limit of a Dream in Suisei Musical Company
1999 Dance Solo in Basic Stage the Third, in Tokyo Metropolitan Art Space
1998–1999 Principal Role in Adventures of Hence, Tivoli Park
2005 Lead Dancer for EXPO 2005 Aichi, Solo for Nagoya Jazz Dance Festival with Yuri Dance Center
2004 Ensemble in Dance Dynamite, Ensemble in Nippon Domannaka Festival
1997–1998 Show Cast in Sea Gaia Ocean Dome


Just a Dance Dancer Chukyo TV, Japan Chet Walker, Bill Hastings: choreographers
Dvd & Videos
Super Adventure SAIYUKI Principle Role Sanrio Puro Land, Japan, Twists Exercise Demonstrator and Commentator NHK Japan, Morning Yoga Video Demonstrator Tokoname, Japan


2010 Borderless at JAM
2009 You Raise me up music by Celtic woman, solo piece is performed at Broadway Dance Center Performance Project
Back ground dance for Saburo Kitajima, Cherish, Mistuko Nakamura and Agnes Chan at Karaoke Championship at Carnegie Hall
2006 Co-choreographer Lotus Sutra of the wonderful Law music by Nestor Torres, performed at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center
2005 Amazing Grace music by Minako Honda, solo piece, Love is a Crime music from film of CHICAGO is performed at Nagoya Jazz Dance Festival with Yuri Dance
2004 Party for Two music by Shania Twain, for Dance Dynamite


2006–2008 Yoga at Pompay AD
2006–2007 Yoga at Mamas Community
2005–Present Private Yoga Classes
Jazz Dance at Dance Dynamite Ballet, Jazz and Theater Dance at Yuri Dance Center, Ballet at Swan Ballet School, Yoga at ECBO, AXTOS Fitness Club and ESTY Fitness Club


Caleb Sayan Fashion Show, 2008 Frank White Brooklyn

Special skills

Rhythmic Gymnastics, Polynesian Dance, Partnering, Improvising, Hustle, Silk Aerial, Theater Arts, Salsa, Certified Yoga Instructor, Body Evolution Practitioner, Speak Japanese and English fluently