Yuka Kameda is a New York City based tap dancer and educator. She started tap dancing at the age of 10 in Osaka, Japan.
In 2005, Yuka moved to New York City to pursue her career. She became a member of Mable Lee's Dancing Ladies and has performed in the New York Tap Extravaganza and the New York City Tap Festival. She was also a member of Sophisticated Ladies, choreographed by Dormeshia Sumbry Edwards, and performed weekly at the world-famous Cotton Club for three- and-a-half years.
Yuka has performed at venues such as the Blue Note, Birdland, Bryant Park, and Levon Helm Studios as a solo tap dancer. She has also performed as a solo tap dancer at South by Southwest (SXSW), one of the world's biggest film, interactive media, and music festivals.
Additionally, she was a member of Tapestry, a professional repertory tap dance company based in Austin, Texas.
Yuka currently works at Steps on Broadway and Mark Morris Dance Center as a dedicated teacher.
Yuka’s highlights include performing for the Colbert Report and performing at Jazz at Lincoln Center orchestrated by Wynton Marsalis with choreography by Jared Grimes.