Sankai Juku, the dance troup founded in 1975 by Ushio Amagatsu, has performed in 43 coutries and visited more than 700 cities in the world. Besides being the founder, Amagatsu is also the director, choreographer, designer and dancer of Sankai Juku.
In 1980, Sankai Juku was invited to perform in Europe for the first time, having participated in the Nancy International Festival in France and later in Avignon Festival.
Since 1982, Sankai Juku has premiered a new piece approximately once every two years at Theatre de la Ville, Paris.
In 2002, the piece Hibiki received the 26th Laurence Olivier Awards in category of “Best New Dance Production”, and in 2007, Toki received the Kirin Special Grant for Dance.
This year, the butoh group performs its newest work: Kara-mi, and reprises the earlier Tobari – As If An Inexhautible Flux.
Kara-mi performing dates:
Jan. 26 – 28, 2011 / Time: 7:00pm
Jan. 29 – 30, 2011 / Time: 3:00pm
Tobari performing dates:
February 3 – 4, 2011 / Time: 7:00pm
February 5 – 6, 2011 / Time: 3:00pm
Venue: Setagaya Public Theatre, Sangenjaya
Address: 4-1-1 Taishiodo, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 154-0004, Japan