BFA Class of 2019
Concentration in Dance Performance
While at USC Kaufman, Yamashita studied dance in tandem with the pre-medical track. Along with completing all pre-med courses, she designed a senior project around volunteering at the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. There, she worked with young patients and introduced concepts of movement for a range of ages and abilities. Yamashita hopes to continue combining dance and science in higher education once she has retired from the stage. She is currently a dancer with Complexions Contemporary Ballet.
“I hope to follow a career in dance by getting my Master’s degree in dance, or even going to physical therapy school,” she said.