Yumiko Funaya

Yumiko Funaya was born in Japan and studied dance at the Japan Woman's College of Physical Education in Tokyo (2002-2004). In 2004 she entered P.A.R.T.S. contemporary dance school.
She started working with Jan Lauwers & Needcompany for the creation of The Deer House (2008) and is a member of the cast of The art of entertainment (2011), Needlapb and The House of Our Fathers. In Isabella's room she replaces Louise Peterhoff. In The Porcelain Project by Grace Ellen Barkey, she replaces Taka Shamoto. She is part of the cast of This door is too small (for a bear) (2010) and MUSH-ROOM (2013) by Grace Ellen Barkey.