Japanese name: Mai Honda. Pronouns: she/her.
Born in London to British and Japanese parents. After studying ballet for 8 years she became mostly involved in theatre, and worked as an actor, producer and silhouette artist while living in England. After coming into contact with Butoh while doing a masters degree, she moved to Japan in 2016 to study with Yoshito Ohno at the Kazuo Ohno Dance Studio. She currently works for Dance Archive Network and the Koganecho Area Management Center, and continues her Butoh practice with Mitsuyo Uesugi.