Originally from Japan, Minori just graduated from University of Nebraska Kearney with B.M. degree in Musical Theater comprehensive and a Dance minor. She has performed and choreographed lots of concert dance at UNK as well as at other places, such as American College Dance Association, American Dance Festival, and the Bates Dance Festival. Most recently, she appeared in an Opera, Captain Lovelock (Pernille – Captain Lovelock) at UNK. Her favorite credits included: The Little Mermaid (Sea Creature/Maid) and Oklahoma! (Aggie) at Crane River Theater, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Tintinabula) at Kearney Community Theater, Threepenny Opera (Cherry Blossom), and Tartuffe (Flipote) at UNK. She is thrilled to be back at Crane River Theater and performing across the sea.