Born in 1983, started dancing under the direction of dancer Masami Yurabe. Started working solo upon entering university in 2002. Kitamari formed her company “KIKIKIKIKIKI” in 2003. In 2008 she received the Audience Award of the Toyota Choreography Award and the grand prize in the Yokohama Solo X Duo Competition. In recent years, she has been performing as a dancer in works by Mika Kurosawa, Kinoshita Kabuki, and others. Kitamari continually crosses boundaries by directing, choreographing and dancing in a range of performances, as well as producing projects that expand the possibilities for performing arts and are vital to the contemporary dance scene.