top of page

About Yurble

Yurble is an actor working out of the Hudson Valley, with experience in theater, film, and music performance.

They specialize in stage combat, Shakespeare, musical theater, multi-instrumental musicianship, and physical comedy.

They hold a BA in Anthropology and Asian Studies from SUNY New Paltz, and have worked for various local productions performing in both Japanese and English. 


Height: 5" 10'

Eye Color: Brown

Hair Color: Brunette

Age Range: 17-35

Location: Poughkeepsie, NY

Able to commute to NYC and Albany

Client portraits-13.JPG

Extended Biography

Yurble's theatrical training began in early childhood with individual lessons in music from Peter Muir (Institute of Music and Health) and dance from Gina Chiavelli and associates (Pinewood School of Dance), and they made their debut in regional summerstock at Triarts Sharon Playhouse, performing in 7 mainstage musicals from 2009-2014 including The Sound of Music (Kurt Von Trapp) and 13 the Musical (Evan Goldman).


Following their enrollment at Dutchess Community College, they joined their mainstay community theater for the first time in 2013, performing in Up in One Productions' SPAMalot! at the CENTER for Performing Arts in Rhinebeck. They continue to perform with Up in One to the present, and to date they have performed in ten mainstage musicals with the company including Curtains (Lt. Frank Cioffi), Ragtime (Henry Ford), West Side Story (A-Rab), and Matilda (The Escapologist). They will be debuting as a fight choreographer with Up in One for their upcoming production of Peter and the Starcatcher.

Photo Credit: Apoca-Lips Cast

Their tenure at the CENTER brought them to work with other companies at the theater such as CENTERstage Productions, performing in pieces such as their critically-acclaimed sold-out run of RENT (Angel Dumott Schunard), Parade (Tom Watson), and Sondheim on Sondheim. In addition, they worked with CENTERstage during their annual Sam Scripp's Shakespeare Festivals, composing complete original theatrical scores alongside performing in Henry V  (Pistol) and Twelfth Night (Feste). Additionally at the CENTER, they have performed with Rhinebeck Theater Society in Kinky Boots (Harry, Angel), Howl Playwright's Howl at the Center, and improv comedy shows with Bear Arm Comics.

Throughout the theater world of the Hudson Valley, they have performed in various staged readings for Reader's Produce Series at the Stissing Center in Pine Plains NY, including a leading role in David Simpatico's Ex-Gay Bar (Todd). They have worked as an actor with local student filmmakers on various projects such as Bernard (Bernard, dir. Ashley Rodriguez, SUNY New Paltz), Re-Do (Benny Clump, dir. Freddie Hernandez, Bard College), and The Thieve's Fate (dir. Steven Leo, Mount St. Mary College), the latter of which they returned star and compose original scoring for (Allegiance, Primus Pictures)

Following performing and fight captaining in Rhinebeck Theater Society's She Kills Monsters (Orcus), Yurble began learning stage combat and movement work in a professional setting, earning SAFD certifications in Smallsword and Broadsword/Shield and beginning work at the New York Renaissance Faire (Ællyn A’Dale, 2023 Robin Hood Scenario). There also as a multi-instrumentalist bard, they additionally performed original and traditional songs (busked and staged) on appalacian dulcimer and accordion.

In the Hudson Valley more broadly, they have performed an original drag piece as part of Apoca-lips Shadowcast's 2022 tour of the Rocky Horror Picture Show, and are an extempore jazz and classical pianist, having played numerous events at the Stissing Center, the Poughkeepsie Trolley Barn, Barrett Art Center, and the Poughkeepsie Porchfest.

Photo Credit: Megan Parkidomo @mira_raina11


Peter Muir, PhD | Institute of Music and Health | 10 Years

Vocal Coaching, Improvisational Piano - Verbank, NY

Gina Chiavelli | Pinewood School of Dance | 10 Years

Ballet, Partnering - Stormville, NY

Grace Mihalchik | Pinewood School of Dance | 3 Years

Tap Dance - Stormville, NY

Robert Aronowitz | Neutral Chaos | Workshop

Stage Combat (Broadsword/Shield) - Washington CT

Jason Paul Tate | Neutral Chaos | Workshop

Stage Combat (Smallsword) - Washington CT

Maria Calegari and Bart Cook | Arts on the Lake | 2 Years

Ballet, Puppetry - Carmel, NY

Special Skills
Languages: English (Native), Japanese (~N4)

Music: Piano (Classical, Jazz, Ragtime, Improvisation, 'By Ear' Accompaniment), Mountain Dulcimer, Guzheng, Accordion, Trumpet, Ukulele, Hand Drums, Music Composition

Dance: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern, Bollywood, Hip-Hop

Voice: Singing, Characters, Voice of God, Commanding

Accents/Dialects: New York (Native), British (RP, London), Scottish, Irish

Singing: Sight-Singing, Range: G2/G#4 Full, E4-F#5 Falsetto (Baritone, Countertenor)

Comedy: Mascoteering, Rakugo, Imrpov, Puppeteering, Physical Comedy, Clowning

Athletic: Swimming, Skiing, Frisbee, Badminton, Soccer, Volleyball

bottom of page