Dancers Ryohei Kondo and Ikuyo Kuroda Kichijoji Theater opening work “Watashi no Koibito” is about to be performed for the first time in 16 years Tickets on sale at Confeti

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Dancers Kondo and Ikuyo Kuroda Kichijoji Theater opening work “Watashi no Koibito” is about to be performed for the first time in 16 years Tickets on sale at Confeti

Sponsored by the general incorporated association Kuroda Ikuyo Office, Kondo and Ikuyo Kuroda duo work “My Lover” will be held from Thursday, November 10, 2022 to Sunday, November 13, 2022 at the Kichijoji Theater (Kichijoji, Musashino City, Tokyo). It will be performed at Honcho 1-chome 33-22).
Tickets are on sale at Confetti (operated by Long Run Planning Co., Ltd., Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, CEO: Daigo Kurematsu).
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The legendary duo work of Kondo and Ikuyo Kuroda
“My Lover”, which was performed at the opening of the Kichijoji Theater, will appear at the Kichijoji Theater for the first time in 16 years!
- Kondo-
In order to face this work, “feeling shaken off” and “useless physical strength” is required. Both are lacking these days! While thinking
I want to do it because there is no reason not to dance! I think. I hope you can meet “my lover” purely and correctly even though you are of a reasonable age.
Say “It’s okay!” Mr. Ikuyo.
-Ikuyo Kuroda-
It’s a piece that I created with nearly 20 years ago, and it’s a piece that I love so much that I always want to dance to it. There is also a phenomenon that this work makes me “comfortable” just because I didn’t do it properly. I’m really looking forward to the re-performance after a long time, but I’m a little shy now that we’ve become two middle-aged people. However, please allow me to be aegyo here, and let the pink dress flutter all the way to the other side of “comfort,” right? Mr. .
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While watching the video from 16 years ago, we reviewed together. “You’re so young~” “You’ve done something like this!”
Born in Peru, Chile and Argentina. Currently residing in Toshima Ward. Choreographer, dancer, founder of Condors. In addition to
choreographing and appearing in NHK’s “Salaryman NEO” and “Karada de Asobo”, he has garnered support from a wide range of people with his friendly personality and dance, such as the choreography for the serial TV novel “Teppan” and the NHK Taiga drama “Idaten”. Received the 4th Asahi Performing Arts Award Shuji Terayama Award and the 67th Agency for Cultural Affairs Art Encouragement Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Award. Received the 67th Yokohama Cultural Award. She teaches dance as a part-time lecturer at Joshibi University of Art and Design and Rikkyo University. Currently, he is working on social contribution of contemporary dance with various approaches, such as “Condor’s Yuiku Keikaku”, an
audience-participation performance for children, and “ Kondo and a dance performance by handicapped people” in partnership with Saitama Prefecture. . From April 1, 2010, he was appointed as the artistic director of Sai-no-kuni Saitama Arts Theater. dog lover.
Kuroda Ikuyo
Started classical ballet at the age of 6 and moved to England in 1997 to study contemporary dance. Established BATIK in 2002. Based on ballet technique, his radical and dynamic choreography that pushes the body to the limit is connected with the original impulse of dance and is supported across genres. 2003 Toyota Choreography Award “Next Generation Choreographer Award” “Audience Award”, 2004 “Asahi Performing Arts Award”, 2006 “Dance Critics Association Award”, 2010 “4th Japan Dance Forum Award”, Received the 9th Japan Dance Forum Award in 2015. In addition to BATIK activities, there are many creations with various artists such as Noism05 led by Jo Kanamori, Norimizu Ameya, Hideo Furukawa, Akira Kasai, Hideki Noda, and Kazumi Kushida.
Performance overview
“My Lover” by Kondo and Ikuyo Kuroda
Performance period: November 10, 2022 (Thursday) to November 13, 2022 (Sunday) Venue: Kichijoji Theater (1-33-22 Kichijoji Honmachi, Musashino City, Tokyo) ■Performers
Direction/Choreography/Performance: Kondo/Ikuyo Kuroda ■ Staff
Lighting: Nami Nakayama
Sound: Norimasa Ushikawa
Stage Director: Eiji Toragawa
Promotional illustration: pigeon
Recorded video: Keisuke Takahashi
Advertising art: Akino Yokoyama
Production: Mari Takimoto
Production assistant: Ayumi Seki
■ Performance schedule
Thursday, November 10, 19:30
Friday, November 11, 19:30
Saturday, November 12, 15:00
Sunday, November 13, 15:00
*Doors open 30 minutes before the start of the performance
■ Ticket price
Advance: 4,000 yen
On the day: 4,500 yen
(all seats free, tax included)
Cooperation: Musashino Cultural Foundation
Organizer: General Incorporated Association Kuroda Ikuyo Office Agency for Cultural Affairs “ARTS for the future! 2” subsidized projects

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