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EMIKO ISHII by Kim Hardy
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Pennine Place, 2 A Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0HF
Phone: 020 3196 1740
Height:5'2" (157cm)
Weight:7st. 5lb. (47kg)
Playing Age:27 - 35 years
Appearance:East Asian, Japanese, Chinese
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Long
Voice Character:Assured
Voice Quality:Smooth

About me:

Dance Film Internet Stage Television Voice Over Short Film Music Video Still Photography Musical Educational Further Credits
2019, Dance, Lead Dancer Canada Team, Bhangra Paa Le, RSVP Productions, Sneha Taurani
2019, Dance, Choreographer, Zindagi Me pyaar karna sik le, Akademi, Mira Kaushik
2019, Dance, Lakshmi, EKA UK Tour, Sampad Arts, Samir Bhamra
2019, Dance, Choreographer, Miss India UK, Eastern Illusion, Shiv Sanghani
2018, Dance, Myself, Breaking Barriers Documentary, Indian Ladies UK, Sonia Mukerji
2016, Dance, Japanese Dancer, Rugby World Cup 2019, Rugby World Cup 2019
2015, Dance, Dancer, Beyond Bollywood Musical, Olivier Awards 2015
2012, Dance, Choreographic Assistant & Featured Dancer, 2012 Olympic Ceremonies, LOCOG, Danny Boyle
2011, Dance, Choreographer, Incredible India Holland, Avina Shah
2011, Dance, Choreographer, Hirithik Roshan wax launch at Madame Tussauds, Media Reach
2011, Dance, Choreographer Maar Daala, NOBU Restaurant India, NOBU
2011, Dance, Dancer, Got To Dance Ident, Sky 1
2009, Dance, Dancer, Hotel Babylon, BBC1
2010, Dance, Dancer Threebee Dance, Britain's Got Talent Semi Finalist, ITV, Jonathan Bullen
Feature Film, Amy, Someday, Big Boi productions, Sahil Prem
Feature Film, Canada Team Leader, Bhangra Paa Le, RSVP Productions, Sneha Taurani
Feature Film, Tourist featured role, The Seventeenth Kind, Loose Canon, Andy Collier
Feature Film, Yumiko, Jewel of the Balkans, Lipman Films, Richard Lipman
Feature Film, Grid Girl, Rush, Action Concept Film, Ron Howard
Film, Kitsune, Divine Paradox, Pablo D'Ambrosi
Film, Susan, Faceless, Pangaea Films, Liv Watson
2014, Internet, Friend 2, Grovesnor Casino Commercial, Grosvenor Casinos, James Rostance
2013, Internet, Sayaka, Britain's Friendliest Business, HMT Productions, Faisal Chaudhuri
2013, Internet, Principal Cast, CPW Samsung Masterpiece, Carphone Warehouse, Alistair Fitch
2012, Internet, Mulan/Ping, The Real World Disney Princesses, The Hard Comedy, Mahmoud El - Hazzeh
2013, Internet, Yodo, Yodo Podo, The Hard Comedy Productions, Mahmoud El - Hazzeh
Stage, Daru, Bring On The Bollywood UK Tour, Phizzical, Samir Bhamra
Stage, Laila, The Cafe, Season of Bangla Drama, Syeda Saima Ahmed
Stage, Chandramukhi, Illicit Worlds of Indian Dance, Rich Mix, Anna Morcom
2015, Stage, Krishna, Synchronised, Balbir Singh Company, Balbir Singh
2014, Stage, Jenny, The Last Days of Limehouse, Yellow Earth, Kumiko Mendi & Gary Merry
2014, Stage, Mia, No God No Girls, Talawa Studios, Karla Williams
2014, Stage, Keiko, But I Don't Like Girls, Pleasance Theatre, Gbemisola Ikumelo
2013, Stage, Temple Queen, The Imaginarium, Petersham Playhouse, Secret Productions
2013, Stage, Keiko/Vicky, But I Don't Like Girls, Faith Drama Productions, Dan Mullins
2013, Stage, Principal Cast, Camden Fringe, The Hard Comedy, Muhmoud El Hazzeh
2011, Stage, Padmarag (lead), Padmarag: A Poem Herself, A Season of Bangla Drama Brady Arts Center, Showmi Das & Claudia Haley
2011, Stage, Camelia, Riot Actually, Theatre 503, Rachel Laboucarie
2020, Television, Contestant, People Just Do Nothing, Jack Clough
2020, Television, Assistant Choreographer, Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway, ITV
2019, Television, Yakuza Wife, Giri & Haji, BBC, Julian Farino
2018, Television, Security, Banged Up Abroad, Channel 5 Raw TV, Bart Layton
2016, Television, IQOS Testimonials, Malboro IQOS, Tangerine Films, Bluey Durrant
2016, Television, Myself, India at 70, Wide Angel Films, Sujatta Kulsheshta
2014, Television, Cindy, The Interceptor, BBC, Farren Blackburn
2011, Television, Li Dou, William Francis Merchert-Dinkel Case, Crime & Investigation Network UK, Adam Sheldon
Voice Over
2013, Voice Over, Voice Over, Icky Mr Fox's Rainbow, ICKYPEN Productions, Alyx Bitskov
2010, Voice Over, Mai, The Skater, Red Eye Films, Luke Bridger
Short Film
2019, Short Film, Detective, Art of Mimicry, Luke Jenkins, Luke Jenkins
Short Film, Sai, Sai, Luke Jenkins, Luke Jenkins
Short Film, Yoshino, RIN, 3S Productions, Kayley Dow
2013, Short Film, Jessica, God Speaks Chinese, Yellow Earth, Lab Ky Mo
2013, Short Film, Susan, Faceless, Pangaea Films, Liv Watson
2010, Short Film, Yoshiko, Yoshiko, Croydon Films, Mark Hodge
2011, Short Film, Girlfriend, The Red Scarf, Met Film School, Giancomo Costa
2015, Short Film, Yoshino, RIN, 3S Productions, Kayley Dow
2017, Short Film, Dance Choreographer, Only The Lonely, Dan Films, Clare Holman
Short Film, Detective, Queen of Mimicry, Luke Jenkins, Luke Jenkins
Music Video
Music Video, Breathe Again, Hollerz Production
Music Video, Tommy Sandhu Christmas Song, BBC Asian Network, Asian Network
2016, Music Video, Hasske Jay Kadn, Kiss Records, PANAM VERMA
2016, Music Video, Riot, Hollow Shot Vinyl
2015, Music Video, Movin On by Sheena Ludwa, Sheena Music, Dhruv Rupapara
2012, Music Video, Say My Name, Universal Island Records
2011, Music Video, Kaz Khan, Pegasus Productions
2012, Music Video, Quitting You, Electric Oud Production, Douglas Thomson
2012, Music Video, Bollywood Star by Romy Shay, Mumbai Rouge
2012, Music Video, Dancer, Bang On/Got It, Pulse Films
Still Photography
2016, Still Photography, Model, Akademi, Akademi
2012, Still Photography, Model, Dantastic, Kee Photography
2011, Still Photography, Model, Mendhi & Designs, SHOTS photography, Mindu
2013, Still Photography, Model, Photoshoot, Irven Lewis
2013, Still Photography, Model, Photoshoot, Tim Ladd Photography
2017, Musical, Ensemble/Understudy Rekha, Bring On The Bollywood, Phizzical Productions, Samir Bhamra
2015, Educational, Mayumi Sato, Language Testing 123, CATs Video production
Further Credits
2020, Television Movie, Contestant, People Just Do Nothing, Jack Clough
2015, Commercial, Japanese Traditional Dancer, Nokia Anniversary, Nokia
2014, Commercial, Featured Dancer, Foxy Bingo, Tricycle London, Matt Carter
2013, Commercial, Hand Model, Early Learning Center, Channel 5


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-California, American-Standard, Indian, Japanese*, London*
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, French, Japanese*
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
6 Step (Breakdance move), Belly Dancing, Bhangra Dance*, Bharatnatyam Dance, Bollywood Dance*, Choreography*, Commercial Dance, Freestyle Dance, Hip Hop Dance*, Indian Dance*, Japanese Fan Dance*, Kabuki Dance (Japan), Kathak*, Locking*, Street Dance*, Waacking Dance, Waltz
Performance:British Action Academy-Titan Phase III, Dancer-Professional, Promenade Theatre
(* = highly skilled)
Eskrima, Karate, Kick Boxing, Martial Arts Weaponry*, Muay Thai*, Shooting, Swimming, Sword Fighting*, Tai Chi (sword form)
Other Skills:Artistic Director, Choreographer (professional), Dance Teacher, Interpreter, Military Training/Experience, Story Telling, Workshop Leader


2019 - Anarchy Acting Studio

2014 -Present Actor's Centre/ Casting Days Workshops/Actor's Guild

2014 Yellow Academy 2013 & 2014

2013 Screen Action Training -British Action Academy Phase II

2013 ALRA Yellow Academy Acting for Screen

2011, Theatre 503, OCN certificate in Directing & Acting

2013 Actor's Temple Meisner Acting

2008-2009 Metfilm School One Year Practical Filmmaking Diploma (Distinction & Professional Practice Certificate)

2006-2007 University of California Santa Barbara, Film & Asian American Studies (First)

2006-2007 University of California Santa Barbara, Acting in Advanced Multi Media Performance, Nancy Kawalek

2004-2008, King's College University Film & American Studies with a year abroad (2:1)

2005-2009, Military Training Qualification (MTQ 1 & 2)

2010-Present, Kathak, Guru Pratap Parwar

2012 Summer, Milapfest Indian Dance, Intermediate Kathak, Liverpool