Yuyu Rau trained in ballet, contemporary and Chinese classical dance in Taiwan before going on to teach for Cloud Gate Dance School.
Upon moving to the UK Yuyu joined MAP Dance Company, working with Kerry Nicholls, Nik Haffner, Hana Gillgren and Pete Shenton. Yuyu has danced for companies including ACE Dance and Music Company, Mad Dogs Dance Theatre, Clod Ensemble, Sadler's Wells – The Most Incredible Things, ROH2 – Piccadilly Revisited and Dance Lines, led by Wayne McGregor.
Choreographers Yuyu has worked with include Javier De Frutos, Douglas Thorpe, Anh Ngoc Nguyen and Lucy Guerin. Recently, Yuyu finished Hetain Patel's much acclaimed show Be Like Water, which was performed at a TED Global event in June 2013. Yuyu is also the associate artist of Step Out Arts as an up-coming choreographer. She has just finished her solo work Snapshots in collaboration with musician Liz Liew. Yuyu joined Protein in 2010 for (In0visible Dancing, in which she also performed in 2012. She took part in Crossroads in 2011 and is now part of the cast for Border Tales.