Rena Narumi was born in Japan. She trained at Centre d’artchoregraphique Franco-Japonais in Paris France and Arts Umbrella dance graduate program in Vancouver BC under the direction of Artemis Gordon and Lynn Shepard. After her graduation, she performed with ProArteDanza, Hessischen Staatstheaters Wiesbaden, Royal Swedish Ballet (RSB), and Nederlands Dans Theater 1 (NDT1). She has worked with renowned choreographers such as Mats Ek, Crystal Pite, Ohad Naharin, Sol Leon/Paul Lightfoot, Johan Ingar, Alexander Ekman, Orjan Andersson, Sharon Eyal, Franck Chartier/Gabriela Carrizo (Peeping Tom), Emily Molnar, and more. With RSB in Sweden, she performed the main role of Juliet in Juliet and Romeo by Mats Ek in many theaters, including Paris Opera Garnier in Paris and Sadler’s Wells Theater in London. With NDT1, she traveled all over the world to perform. She was an apprentice with Kidd Pivot for season 2010/2011, part of the artistic team for The You Show. Rena is delighted to be rejoined with Kidd Pivot.