Yuya Fujinami began his professional dance and gymnastics education in Saitama, Japan and continued his studies at akademia nazional di danza-Rome and completed at the Hamburg Ballet School of John Neumeier. After his graduation he was engaged with several theaters. Since 2016, Yuya is a freelance dance artist based in Berlin and has collaborated with various independent choreographers. He also worked and toured internationally with companies such as Constanza Macras|Dorkypark as well as Sasha Waltz & Guests. Periodically, Yuya is also realizing his own choreographies. For his first collaboration with Emmanouela Dolianiti, memini, they received the audience award Best Duo 2017 at the 9th international SoloDuo festival in Cologne. In 2019 they created ETHE REAL in co-production with Constanza Macras|Dorkypark and ex-teater. The piece was presented at the Performing Arts Festival Berlin.