|Japanese Contemporary Dance Today
A Talk by Akiko Tachiki
Date: 16 December 2009 from 6.00pm
Venue: Founders' Studio, The Place, 17 Duke's Road, London WC1H 9PY
Interest in Japanese contemporary dance has boomed in the past few years but it is not always easy to grasp what is going on and who are the Japanese dance professionals on the verge of hitting the world stage. Akiko Tachiki, one of Japan’s most active dance journalists and critics, lead this special event and talk about Japanese contemporary dance with particular focus on those unique and talented dancers and choreographers from the younger generation, influenced by the sprit of Butoh tradition. The event offered a rare opportunity to find out about the recent developments in Japanese contemporary dance and to take part in a discussion with one of Japan’s most eminent dance experts..