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North Carolina/ U.S.A.
Abigail YAGER was a member of the Trisha Brown Company from 1995–2002 during which time she also served as Ms. Brown’s musical assistant. As a reconstructor of Ms. Brown’s work, she has worked with the Lyon Opera Ballet, at La Monnaie National Opera of Belgium, Le Festival International d’Art Lyrique, and has directed projects at the Taipei National University of the Arts, The Theatre Academy Helsinki, The Five College Dance Department, The Ohio State University, the American Dance Festival and at P.A.R.T.S. Ms. YAGER has taught at universities, festivals, and studios worldwide, including the Korean National University of the Arts, Le Centre Choréographique National de Rennes et de Bretagne, and the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance. She was a Visiting Associate Professor at The Ohio State University from 2006-2010 and has been a member of the faculty at the American Dance Festival since 2003. Ms. YAGER holds a B.A. in Compositional Studies: Theory and Practice from Mount Holyoke College and a M.F.A in Dance from Hollins University/American Dance Festival. Currently teaching at University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
Seoul/ South Korea
YOUNG DOO’s dance incorporates the beautifully powerful dance method and concept of the east, with the intricate and detailed movements of the west. Founder of Doo Dance Theater, YOUNG DOO has based himself in Korea, while actively performing worldwide. In 2004 he burst onto the Asian dance scene at the Little Asia Network. His accomplishments abroad include “Yokohama Dance Collection, Solo and Duo Competition” winner, received the “French National Distinction Award” and subsequently began studying at the Toluse Choreograph Center. YOUNG DOO is a choreographer who is currently driving the creative dance scene in Korea. He is scheduled to stay in Fukuoka on the JCDN International Dance in Residence Exchange Project. Currently a project associate professor of Department of Body Expression and Cinematic Arts of College of Contemporary Psychology of Rikkyo University
Rikkyo University http://cp.rikkyo.ac.jp/support/prof/jung.html
Art Director of the Centre Nationale de Dance Contemporaire at Caen. Presides over, with his partner Ella FATTOUMI, the Compagnie FATTOUMI-LAMOUREUX, which enjoys a high reputation as a symbol of the dance of the 90’s. In 1990, “HUSAIS” was awarded with a prize in the Rencontres Choregraphiques Internationales de Seine-Saint-Denis. Since then, the company has released one new piece after another, been invited to the Avignon Theater Festival, the Lyon Biennale and others, performed very widely throughout Europe, Africa and America. In 1994, it gave a workshop to the Batsheva Dance Company in Israel. In 1999, LAMOUREUX stayed at Villa KUJOYAMA as an artist sent by the French Government. In 2004, he created a piece for young dancers in the coaching project organized at Kyoto Art Center. Since 2005, he has been Director of the Centre Nationale de Dance Contemporaire at Caen. He gave a performance “just to dance—“ co-produced by Japan, France and Congo at Aoyama Spiral Hall in Tokyo last autumn with a great success.
CCN de CAEN http://www.ccncbn.com/
Tel Aviv/ Israel
Matan is Yoga teacher, actively involved in DNA (Dance New Amsterdam) and New York Yoga. He currently resides in Tel Aviv, Israel, where he is teaching professional dancers at such prominent dance companies and Yoga studios as Inbal Pinto Dance Company and Bat-Sheva. His scene of activities is global including ADF (American Dance Festival) and SEAD (Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance). Matan also runs a private clinic specializing in pain management, sports and dance related injuries and Re-education, using hands-on therapies such as Rolfing, Feldenkreis, Shiatsu, Yoga-therapy and breathing techniques among others.
Tel Aviv/ Israel
Noam is a Dancer, Teacher, body-work therapist and Manager. He studied architecture in Israel and Amsterdam and worked in this field until 2010. He began to dance in London in 2000, and since then continued to research and study within the field of dance, body and movement. Noam has been teaching and performing since 2004, including teaching for professional dance companies in Israel, Europe and Japan. He is also a practitioner of the Ilan Lev method of body-work therapy since 2008. He Established Oktet Improvisation Dance Group in Tel Aviv and performed in various improvisation based projects in Israel and abroad. Today Noam is the general manager of the “Israeli C.I Association”, partner and manager of “TENA” Studio for Movement and Body Research, and manager of the Ilan Lev Method of body-work therapy training. His work focusing on “flow” attracts a wide spectrum of supporters.
Born in Italy. A cutting-edge choreographer being in high demand by major contemporary dance festivals, universities, institutions and etc. including IMPULSTANZ (Austria), P.A.R.T.S. (Belgium), MTD (the Netherlands), and SEAD (Austria). He heads a dance company Wee based in Norway and Sweden, and has toured 27 countries in Europe and U.S.A. Wee is now one of the most famous companies in Norway. Its representative works are “Live”, a mixed media product premiered in Venice Biennale, “Surprised Body”, an abstract and improvisational work, and many others. His movements are supported by his own language developed by Releasing Technique, Contact Improvisation, Taijiquan, and so on.
Israel’s rising star dancer and choreographer. Wild but well-controlled floor work is the most eye-catching. In his childhood, he was in the fields of capoeira, butoh, acrobatics, etc. and later started dances. In 2010, he joined Inbal Pint Dance Company and has participated in many theaters and festivals all over the world. In 2014 he left the company and took part in “Rootressroot” and “DOT 504”, new works of Jozef Fruek and Linda Kapetnea. He is also a very popular workshop instructor in London, Amsterdam, California, Mexico, and others.
He studied contemporary dance at LABAN CENTRE LONDON P.D.D.S., and gave performances and workshops in various countries in Europe. After coming back to Japan, he formed j.a.m.Dance Theatre together with a director and choreographer Mayuko AIHARA and others. He collaborates with many choreographers and dancers such as Monochrome Circus and Jun-jun science, and gives performances and workshops both in Japan and abroad. He also actively takes part in many contemporary dance classes and workshops as instructor and choreographer mainly in the Kansai area. He is a part-time lecturer at Faculty of Liberal Arts of Kinki University.
Music composer, producer, DJ. A founding member of “dump type”, a multimedia performance group. He was responsible for acoustics and music, and DJ and organizer of the legendary famous drug queen event “diamonds are Forever”. He is Music Director of “Theater Works”, a company organized by ONG Ken Sen, a producer, and is in charge of music for “Monochrome Circus”, “MuDA”, etc. He is also active in collaboration with different fields of community. His own works include “Flo+out” and “Sextant”.
An artist, educator, and dramaturg. He encountered with dance while he was travelling with Sho KAZAKURA. Known for his music activities with Yutaka FUKUOKA, and installations and stages with Toru YAMANAKA. Participated in start-up of “onedotzero-nippon”, a digital media festival. Translated “a design travel” published by Kenmei NAGAOKA. Working as an evangelist of “RICOH THETA” a spherical camera. A supervisor and instructor of Hot Summer in Kyoto Dance Scape 2015″. An associate professor of Temple University.
D-1 E P Producer
Yuko MORI is a dancer and choreographer. A member of Monochrome Circus since 1996. She has taken part in its major works such as “Naoshima Theater” “Trope” ”Haigafuru” as well as “Shukakusai” which has been staged more than 300 times. Her appealing points are the small and unisexual body and the moves of agility. She offers a number of workshops on Contact Improvisation and on “consciousness of the body”. She is always hoping to convey the fundamental “fun” to dance.
D-1 E P Programme Director
Kosei SAKAMOYO leads a dance company Monochrome Circus. His works has been staged in 17 countries at Lyon Biennale in 2000, Bates Dance Festival in 2002, Hong Kong Arts Festival in 2005, Festival d’Automne a Paris in 2009, Mixed Bathing World of Beppu Contemporary Art Festival 2009, Setouchi International Art Festival 2010, “BIRD” Theater Festival TOTTORI 2012, etc. His main theme is a dialogue between bodies. He is exploring his research into cities, landscape, space, and body as well as Contact Improvisation. He was awarded with the Kyoto-city New Artist Prize of the fiscal year 2007. He is a part-time lecturer at Tenri Health Care University and Kyoto Seika University.