Kumi Tsuji started ballet and traditional Japanese dance training at the age of three. When she was fifteen, she joined the Asami Maki Ballet Company in Tokyo. Where she started to expand her training in dance including Jazz/Funk and Hip-Hop. Soon Kumi became a Hip-Hop instructor at various dance studios and health clubs and Community Colleges. Prior to her move to the United States. She performed with numerous dance companies in New York such as Dance Fusion, and performed at Central Park Summer Stage with Nuyorican Soul ( by Masters At Work).Kumi Tsuji toured and performed with Marjory Smath throughout Japan in 1999. Internationally, Kumi Tsuji has performed on stages worked with House Diva Barbara Tucker as a backup dancer in the world, and attended the International Dance Music Awards in Miami, and danced for Darryl D Bonneau 2000-2003. She danced for Kumi Koda (Japanese Recording Artist) with Courtoney French at the winter music Conference in Miami 2001.
In New York Kumi Tsuji performed on stage with Bev Brown's P-funk in 1999, and Courtney French's Vissy by Rhythm Entertainment in 1998-2000. Also Kumi Tsuji performed with Violeta Galagarza's KR3TS in 2004 and Robin Dunn's Middlleground Dance Theater at The Alvin Ailey Certificate Graduation Concert and International Dance Festival (the Duke Theater on 42nd Street) in 2003-2004. In general, Kumi Tsuji performed for World Trade Center donation show with Courtney French in 2001and The Hurricane Katrina Relief Concert with Darryl D Bonneau in 2005.
Kumi served one of five judges for Hip-Hop competition held in Harlem, New York the Summer in 2004.
Kumi Tsuji has appeared in a FUBU commercial with LL COOL J. Also Spike Lee's movie "The 25th Hours". She has been featured in several music videos including LOLA, Out Of Eden, Krumb snatcha (Gang Starr), and as a main dancer and actress in the Curtoy's music video entitled "OH NO ".Kumi Tsuji collaboradrated with dancers such as Jessica J . Morales and appeared in a Univision TV with Latin (salsa) House recording artist Victor Vega in May 9 2006. She joined Wunmi (from LA) music video entitled 'Keep it Rockin"as house dancer in 2007.
Kumi worked as choreographer many with artists like of Ms ML the Director, Producer and Singer song wr, Miss ML directed movie that New Generation Pictures Present " Les Bendels" in 2006-2007.Also H.U.L who are describes his music as the central essence of Hip-Hop nominated for Next Level Magazine and he has own his rebel company 'UNSTOPPABLE INC"and Markskills. Also the House Recording artist Darryl D Bonneau are hottest sexiest male vocalist as Europe with an international reputation. She is arranging his dancers for his live stage and New House Recording artist Almamy and Hip-Hop Recording Artist Semm (Rap english&French language) , Papa Shee (SOB & Paradise Theater&Tour USA) , Angelo Dogba ,Petit Jhon and Curtoy also Siann (produce by Smackl) and Don Magnifico , EL Padrino(Reggae Tone) also singer,songwriter producer Nathan (R&B, Hip-Hop). Kumi has worked with many TV Producers in channel Time Warner and B-CAT ,MNN, CTS TV, Bronx Net and Choreographer with the New World Music (TV Show) , Produced from Don G (Talent Coordinator) at Bronx net channel 69 the winnter in 2006.Kumi join the TV project by "UZUAL SUSPEKS INC'. ( G.O.D el Don Magnifico) by Killoboy Production.
Kumi Tsuji and Dancers on Ron Alexander TV Show / Jan, Feb,June,July with Don G and Block Party in (MNN TV Show) / April by Time Warner . Additional choreograph, Kumi appearance the King+Queens Annivarsal Festival / BETTV Show .(DJ Cool Clyde WBLS 107.5 at Bronx, , the song entitled ' PATTI " Don Magnifico by (DonG) Aug12, 2007. Kumi Tsuji and Dancers are filmed by More TV shows like of CK TV by Mr.Roland in June 2007.
Kumi Tsuji and Dancers on the TV show "Home Inviders" CTV .S.ICH34 at Staten Island
Host by Mr.Hector Bosa and producers from CTV .S.IJuly in 2007.
Kumi Tsuji was hired a choreographer as Rose Record Show on TV with Papa' shee with her dancers on CH68 at Bronx Net also CH16, CH 34 , CH 57, CH 35, CH56 .The TV station called MNN in Manhattan (Time Wanner). Host by Mr.NAT and Ms.Sharon Flores in Sep ,2007.
Kumi has worked with artists and Dancers numerous clubs and show business, including
S.O.B and others .
CNS Norman Cole Networking as Fashion show run way fashion 6 years. Also photograpy . As calendar magazinein 2004-2011. She woked for straight as fashion business. Also Kumi apperrance modeling for Masical Star Ramon as am new york and the village voice news paper in 2010.
As model , she has worked with such as companies like of Kiss FM, Hot 97, CNS, The LMS TV show by Leny Mathew.Also Kumi Tsuji has been filmed for Poster Dance Model by JR-Video. She has been filmed as a actress, The Harlfway Point and That's why women are the lackier .. by Mark Fauntleroy also Ulutimate Battlez by Curtis Ray .
Additional choreography credits include working with such as artists as Curtoy 's , The Ultimate Battles(Hip-Hop Music movie) and Ayanna (Antidote Entertainment.Inc) in NY ,Chink from Ohio, and Reggae Recording Artist Jo Black Sekou from Africa, also Teenager futurity Hip-Hop Recording Artists NE-HY in Detoroit and Karamel in NY. She has danced for Chandra Simmons (LA),
Kumi work with and Intervewed by many TV site and TV shows producers like of Fashion Fever by Stan Lowe(Struggleshop.blip.tv), Roger T. Muntu (M2 Productions) ,Digital Pro ENT.
Kumi was hired for the opening choreographer and Dancers Cordinater for the TV show "The Global Look" CTV CH34 at Staten Island and Manhattan Time Warner Host by Mr.Henry Bentsen and producer Mr. Tony.T May, in 2007 and April, August in 2008 and 2009 also as choreographer Japanese Style dance mix soul funk music by Underground Network by Don Welch produced the Manhattan Center Ground Ballroom Saturday Night Live Show on Stage in 2008.Kumi as modeling BTE TV show by Sofia Davis (Pesent by clothing line CoCo Fashion) in 2008.
Kumi is trained in House, Hip-Hop, Breaking, Capoeira, Jazz, African, Mambo (salsa) and Latin dances also Belly Dance and Wacking and Ballet and Tap. She has taught number of workshops in Japan including Amm Performing Arts and Wet's. Kumi has taught at Faizil's in 2003 and Steps on Broadway in New York City in 2004. Kumi has taught in at Peridance center 2004-2008, at City's center at Ballet Arts 2004-2009.
Currently She teaches in New York .