Iori started dancing at Takahashi Hiromi Ballet Studio and later won the Idemitsu scholarship at The Asian Pacific International Ballet Competition to train with The Australian Ballet School. During her training, she performed a lead role in George Balanchine’s Divertimento No. 15 and Don Quixote act 3 Pas de Deux. She went on The Dancers Company Tour with The Australian Ballet twice and performed several roles including Les Sylphide, Graduation Ball and Songs of Light by Tim Harbour.
Upon her graduation in 2009, she joined SDT in March 2010 as an apprentice and was promoted the following year. She performed in many SDT productions including Giselle (2010), Sleeping Beauty (2010 and 2012), Nutcracker (2011), Swan Lake (2012), Stanton Welch’s Maninyas, Edwaard Liang’s Age of Innocence and Winds of Zephyrus, Xing Liang’s Nameless, Val Canpaloni’s Chant, Nils Christie’s Organ Concerto and ZIN! and Natalie Weir’s Jabula. Iori has also performed several works by George Balanchine including Serenade, Allegro Brillante, Concerto Barocco and Divertimento No. 15.
Iori’s repertoire highlights include the lead role Fate in Goh Choo San’s Romeo and Juliet (2011), a soloist role in Paquita (2012) and a soloist role as Dawn in Coppélia (2013).