Kei Tsuruharatani is a native of Osaka, Japan. Her Broadway credits are The King and I, Miss Saigon, and she has performed at the Metropolitan Opera for six seasons. Along with freelancing as a dance artist, she teaches mindfulness meditation for the people in the industry. Kei performed at A.R.T. in the Alanis Morissette musical Jagged Little Pill, directed by Diane Paulus. Her performance in this show marked his first collaboration with choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui.