Liz Kinoshita (°1983) was born in Toronto, Canada and moved to Europe in 2002 to further study and work. In 2004, Liz participated in DanceWEB in Vienna, Austria, after which she studied at P.A.R.T.S. in Brussels, Belgium from 2004-2008.
Since graduating she has worked with various companies, such as ZOO/Thomas Hauert, tg STAN, Eleanor Bauer/GoodMove, Tino Sehgal, and Daniel Linehan/Hiatus, as well as making her own work. At the invitation of Walter Verdin she collaborated with the Congolese theatre-maker Ornella Mamba, which resulted in the performance Article 0.0. Liz had the pleasure of creating a performance with children in Andenne via the Centre Dramatique de Wallonie pour L'Enfance et la Jeunesse. She has appeared in the films of Danish artist Joachim Koester and worked with him as an assistant director and choreographer. She has given contemporary dance workshops in Belgium, France, Sweden and Canada.
In 2013 she made her research into the mechanisms of the musical. In 2014 she created VOLCANO, a contemporary dance backstage musical performance. In February 2017 Liz premiered Radical Empathy, a work created on the graduating contemporary dance and choreography students of The Danish National School of Performing Arts. Her newest creation You Can’t Take It With You premiered in November 2017 and is touring in 2018.