MA YUERU began her formal dance education in the pioneer batch of School of the Arts Singapore and later graduated summa cum laude from The Boston Conservatory. She has worked professionally in the United States and Spain, in companies including Hubbard Street Dance Chicago 2, Danza Organica, Present-Day Dance Theatre. She has originated featured roles in works by Peter Chu, Alice Klock, Marco Goecke, Andrea Miller, Adam Hougland, Loni Landon, Dwight Rhoden, Uri Sands and Kuik Swee Boon
As a choreographer, she is interested in explorations of somatic and socio-cultural practices, particularly around themes of embodiment, memory and language, often through inter-disciplinary elements and collaborations
Ma joined Frontier Danceland as an apprentice in November 2018 and was promoted to company artist in June 2019. She created Endless Fragments of Time (2019), filmic work, Take Pause (2020) and co-choreographed Elemental Beings (2021) as part of Dancers’ Locker 2019, 2020 and 2021 respectively.