12th Annual Contemporary Dance Showcase Phase 2 Japan + East Asia

12th Annual Contemporary Dance Showcase Phase 2 Japan + East Asia

Tickets for the Friday, January 9 show are SOLD OUT.
Friday, January 9, 2009
Saturday, January 10, 2009
Saturday, January 10, 2009

Yoko Higashino © Banri.

This annual favorite displays the most cutting-edge dance from Japan, Taiwan and Korea. Highlights include world premiere from butoh great Ko Murobushi for his company of three male dancers Ko & Edge Co.; chelfitsch Theater Company’s dance-theater duet Air Conditioner, which was a finalist in the 2005 Toyota Choreography Awards; and the violent and striking solo work E/G created and performed by Yoko Higashino, winner at the 2004 Toyota Choreography Awards and founder of Baby-Q, with electric guitar improviser Toshio Kajiwara. The evening also features Jang Eun Jung Dance Company from Korea with their subtle yet provocative Several Questions and Taiwan’s Wind Dance Theatre, led by former principal dancer and rehearsal director of Cloud Gate Dance Theatre, Wu I-Fang.

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$28/$25 Japan Society members
APAP Presenters please call (212) 715-1276 for reservations.

Buy Tickets Online or call the Japan Society Box Office at (212) 715-1258, Mon. - Fri. 11 am - 6 pm, Weekends 11 am - 5 pm.

Yoko Higashino is supported by The Saison Foundation.

The Contemporary Dance Showcase is supported by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Republic of Korea; Korea Arts Management Service; Korean Cultural Service, NY; Council for Cultural Affairs, ROC Taiwan; and the Taipei Cultural Center of TECO in New York.

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