Grant Category
Project Title
Tour Location
Tour Awaji Puppet Theater CA: Los Angles, Canoga Park, MA: Williamstown, NY: New York, CT: Middletown, DC: Washington February 17 - March 8, 2009 City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs Puppetry: A five-city tour of the Awaji Puppet Theater Company.
Tour North American Tour of CHELFITSCH THEATER COMPANY in Five Days in March NY: New York, MN: Minneapolis, WA: Seattle, OH: Columbus, IL: Chicago, BC: Vancouver January 9 - February 20, 2009 Japan Society, Inc. Theater: A six-city tour of CHELFITSCH THEATER COMPANY's award-winning production, Five Days in March and Air Conditioner (Cooler), written and directed by Toshiki Okada.
Tour Dumb Type's Voyage NJ: Montclair, NY: Troy October 3-18, 2008 Montclair State University Foundation Multimedia: A two-city tour of Dumb Type's Voyage.
Tour Recollections of a Hapa Cowgirl AK: Little Rock, NM: Los Alamos, Santa Fe, CA: Hayward, San Francisco May - June, 2009 ODC Theater Dance/Theater: A five-city tour of Recollections of a Hapa Cowgirl, a creative collaboration of Dandelion Dancetheater (San Francisco), Gekidan Felix (Japan), composer Kallan Nishimoto and Noh theater artists, Yuriko Doi and Masayuki Namiyoshi.
Tour Sva (Vital Force) NJ: New Brunswick, MN: Minneapolis, Fergus Falls, ME: Farmington, PA: Blue Bell April 1 - November 25, 2008 Ragamala Music and Dance Theater Dance: A five-city tour of Sva (Vital Force), in collaboration with Wadaiko Ensemble TOKARA of Nagano, Japan.
Tour Japan Dance Now (working title) CA: San Francisco, IL: Chicago, OH: Columbus January 29 - February 21, 2009 The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago Dance: A three-city tour of an evening-length program of four Japanese dance companies or artists: Nibroll, Youya Shinjo, Sennichimae Blue Sky Dance Club and Baby-Q.
Collaboration Dairakudakan Collaboration NC: Durham July 5-18, 2008 American Dance Festival, Inc. Dance: Akaji Maro along with Dairakudakan and 15 ADF dancers will collaborate with an American composer, Robert Kaplan, to create an hour-long piece premiering during the ADF's 75th Anniversary Season.
Collaboration The Bang on a Can All-Stars and Ryuichi Sakamoto collaboration NY: New York April 2008 - May 2009 Bang on a Can, Inc. Music: Bang on a Can All-Stars will partner with Ryuichi Sakamoto, an Academy Award, Grammy, and Golden Globe-winning Japanese composer, to create a new work to be performed by the All-Stars together with Mr. Sakamoto.
Collaboration U.S./Japan Exchange Residencies Project NY: New York, MA: North Adams, Japan: Kyoto March - April 2009 Dance Theater Workshop, Inc. Dance: Four choreographers from U.S. and Japan (Yukio Suzuki, Kitamari, Amy O'Neal, Kyle Abraham) will participate in a series of two-week residencies in four cities in the U.S. and Japan to collaborate with peers and interact with the public in both countries, with the goal of encouraging future projects and collaborations.
Collaboration The Gospel According to Jack Vitrolo NY: New York Fall 2007 - Spring 2009 Home for Contemporary Theatre and Art Ltd. (dba HERE Arts Center) Theater: Kameron Steele and his company, The South Wing Theatre Company, will collaborate with Mikuni Yanaihara and her company, Nibroll, to create an original tragic-comic dance-theatre piece examining the conflict between the individual and the health care establishment.
Collaboration The Rice Goddess Variations Japan: Tokyo, Cambodia: Takhmao April 2008 - June 2009 Khmer Arts Academy Dance: A Cambodian-American classical choreographer, Sophiline Cheam Shapiro, will collaborate with a Grand Master of the Seikyodo ichigenkin, Minegishi Issui, to explore an understanding of the Japanese and Cambodian rice deities, Inari, through dance and music.
Collaboration trxf -> transfer PA: Philadelphia April 1-30, 2008 Painted Bride Art Center Dance: A collaborative creation residency for choreographers Kota Yamazaki (Fluid hug-hug) and Charles Anderson (dance theatre X).
Collaboration In the Footsteps of Our Ancestors OR: Portland "April 1 - September 30, 2008" Portland Taiko Music/Theater: Portland Taiko will create an interdisciplinary performance work encompassing music, theater and choreography in collaboration with one of Japan's leading folk dance choreographers and teachers, Shohei Kikuchi.
Collaboration SPOTLIGHT JAPAN: PHASE TWO NY: New York April 2008 - March 2009 Sweet Jane Production Inc. (dba International WOW Company) Theater: To continue collaborations of 2007's SPOTLIGHT JAPAN program in the PRELUDE FESTIVAL and produce full productions of three new contemporary Japanese plays in collaboration with leading U.S. artists and companies, dedicated to the creation of new works of theater: The Blue Bird by Mikuni Yanaihara and Dan Safer, Auto-da-Fe by Matasaka Matsuda and Josh Fox, and At the Entrance of New Town by Akio Miyazawa and Jay Scheib.
Collaboration ENJOY NY: New York, Japan: Tokyo "Summer 2008 - Spring 2009" The Play Production Company, Inc. (dba The Play Company) Theater: The Play Company will collaborate with Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada and American playwright Aya Ogawa, as well as a team of U.S.- based director, actors and designer to develop a new American translation and production of Mr. Okada's play, ENJOY.
Collaboration Development and national distribution of contemporary Japanese plays MN: Minneapolis July - Fall 2008 The Playwrights' Center Theater: To develop and present staged readings of two contemporary Japanese plays by two Japanese playwrights, Yutaka Kuramochi and Shigefumi Fukatsu.
Collaboration I Have Been to Hiroshima Mon Amour NY: New York Fall 2007 - February 2009 Voice & Vision, Inc. Theater: To develop and produce Japanese-born playwright, Chiori Miyagawa's new play, I Have Been to Hiroshima Mon Amour, in collaboration with American director Jean Wagner, Chinese composer Du Yun, and lighting designer Jennifer Tipton.