Schedule:2018/11/24 Sat. 14:00-, 25 Sun. 14:00-

Niwa Gekidan Penino "Egao no toride (Fortress of Smile)"
Toyooka Art Season 2018


Based on the original story by Kuro Tanino、
now reborn with an all new cast.

A re-creation of the original performance of "Fortress of Smile". It was performed in Tokyo and Osaka in 2007, and written and directed by the playwright and director K...[More]


Schedule:2018/10/3 Wed. 19:00-21:30

Sipat Lawin Ensemble "GOBYERNO" Sharing Night


 A creation of an interactive and participatory performance “GOBYERNO” by performance company Sipat Lawin Ensemble. Based in Manila, Philippines, SLE organizes the multidisciplinary international arts festival “Karnabal Festival” under the theme of...[More]


Schedule:2018/9/15 sat. 19:00-&9/16 sun. 14:00-

Saiko Kino
Re-interpreting "The Book of the Dead"(written by Shinobu Orikuchi) Open Rehearsal


The Tottori-based dancer and choreographer Saiko Kino’s re-reading project of Shinobu Orikuchi’s “The Book of The Dead”.

Based on the structure of interlocking two worlds and the heavily used onomatopoeia in “The Book of The Dead”, Shinobu Orikuch...[More]


Schedule:2018/8/24 Fri. 18:30-, 25 Sat. 18:30-

TOUR PERFORMANCE “Kawalala-rhapsody”


“In that town, there was a river which flowed and a river which did not.”

The city of Toyooka prospers alongside a transitioning river. Based on a short novel created from the historical lore of the city’s districts, visual and contemporary dance...[More]


Schedule:2018/7/18 wed.19:00. 7/19 thu. 19:00. 7/21 sat. 15:00&19:00, 7/22 sun. 15:00

Daiji Meguro / Ebisu Daikokuza
"Yokai Show at the Yokai House!!"


Introducing the second edition of the original yokai show which captivated men and women of all ages across the nation – now debuting in Toyooka City!!
Creepy, cute, and slightly silly yokai have all come to settle at the Yokai House!
Embark upon t...[More]


Schedule:2018/6/30 sat. 11:00-, 14:00-

ʻAoki Naoya Group Work Project 2018ʼ
Performance @Toyooka City Museum of Art – Itoh Kiyonaga Memorial Hall-


The choreographer and dancer Naoya Aoki will work with the dancers selected from the open call as “Aoki Naoya Group Work Project”. Since its start in 2017, by sharing the common body training, the project continues to explore the “relationship betwee...[More]


Schedule:2018/6/16 sat. 14:00-15:00

Hiroaki Umeda+Somatic Field Project
"1-resonance" Open Rehearsal


Research and creation by “Somatic Field Project” which is the project launched by choreographer Hiroaki Umeda in 2014 to train young Japanese dancers and to develop his own “Kinetic Force Method”.“Kinetic Force Method” is a unique movement method dev...[More]


Schedule:2018/6/2 sat. 14:00

Seinendan “The Rise and Fall of Japanese Literature” Open Rehearsal


Based on “The Rise and Fall of Japanese Literature”, a novel written by Genichiro Takahashi which won the 13th Ito Sei Prize for Literature, Seinendan’s version of “The Rise and Fall of Japanese Literature” will discuss the fundamental questions like...[More]


Schedule:2018/5/12 sat. 11:00-

Wu-Kang Chen and Pichet Klunchun ”BEHALF” Open Studio


Wu-Kang Chen is a choreographer and dancer who has founded the Taiwanese dance company HORSE after his long successful career at Ballet Tech in NY. He will be working on a collaborative creative project with Pichet Klunchun, an internationally acclai...[More]


Schedule:2018/4/22 sun. 14:00-

Kaori Nishio / Tori Kouen(Bird Park)
Bird Park #15 “New Creation”
Open Reading Rehearsal


The leader of the company Bird Park, playwright and director, Kaori Nishio will hold a residency to write a new play. Without referring to any specific plays, Nishio will start out from the existing novels and paintings, or the performersʼ personal e...[More]

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