Performing Arts


Performing Arts

From traditions of shamisen to contemporary theater, the 2014–15 Performing Arts season offered the gamut in performing arts from Japan, plus some very familiar names from this side of the globe. Thank you for being a part and we look forward to seeing you next season!

Japan Society’s 2015–16 Performing Arts program series will include a dynamic line-up of contemporary music, theater, dance, traditional arts, workshops and much, much more! Details will be announced in August-- stay tuned by signing up for our eNewsletter!

Lead Sponsor:

Major Support:

Doug and Teresa Peterson, ORIX USA Corporation, The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, Inc., the New York State Council on the Arts with support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, an anonymous donor, and New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.


Additional Support:

Dr. and Mrs. Carl F. Taeusch II, Sarah Billinghurst Solomon and Howard Solomon, Ms. Hiroko Onoyama, Dr. John K. Gillespie, Ms. Kumiko Yoshii, Mr. Terry Brykczynski and Ms. Andrea Miller, Mr. Norton Belknap, Dr. Stephen J. and Mrs. Michiko Levine, Ms. Pamela Perlman, Dean Jeanette C. Takamura, Mr. Alex York, and Ms. Paula S. Lawrence.


Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Endowment Fund, and the Endowment for the Performing Arts, established with leadership gifts from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, The Globus Family, Kyocera Corporation, The Starr Foundation and Toyota Motor Corporation.

In-kind Support:

Transportation assistance is provided by All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd.

Yamaha is the official piano provider of Japan Society.

MetLife Meet-the-Artists Reception support is provided by MetLife Foundation.

Slideshow images: Kaori Seki's Marmont © Julie Lemberger; Miwa Yanagi’s Zero Hour © Ayumi Sakamoto; Holy Mother in Nagasaki © Julie Lemberger.

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