Kei Ishii started dancing at The Ritz at the age of 7yrs. In his teens, he was selected for the Qld Ballet’s JEP (Junior Extension Program), and the Qld Dance School of Excellence.
He then went on to do full-time training and graduate from The Space Performing Arts in Melbourne, in 2010. Kei then went on to take a place at the world-renowned Ev & Bow Full-time Contemporary Dance course in Sydney where he trained with Sarah Boulter in 2011 & 2012. While there, he was offered a secondment with the Internationally famed ADT (Australian Dance Theatre) in Adelaide.