SU-EN is artistic director of SU-EN Butoh Company, prize-winning choreographer, Butoh dancer and performance artist. The company, founded in Tokyo in 1992, tours internationally and works in a wide range of artistic activities: workshops, performances, cross over art projects, films and publications. The company has its headquarter in Haglund Skola, in the forest outside of Uppsala city, Sweden, with studio, office, ateliers and library along with guest houses for artists and students. SU-EN studied with the legendary Yoko Ashikawa and the Tomoe Shizune & Hakutobo company, between 1988-1993. She has lately developed her choreography and method towards a contemporary art and perfomance art context. SU-EN also holds a nattori licence from Yoh Izumo School of Jiuta-mai, traditional Japanese dance. Since 2006 SU-EN is the curator for K.R.O.P.P platform for contemporary dance in Uppsala. SU-EN has received many scholarships and awards for her work.