Director/Performer

Formed the group “Performance Theatre Water and Oil” in 1995.
Since then he has been in charge of the production of all performances.
Until March 2006, the group performed in twenty-two cities of nine foreign countries and in twenty-two cities in Japan.
In addition to Water and Oil activities, He has been engaged in music video production and choreography for movies.

History

1994
Entered Mime Institute of Japan and started training in mime.


1995
Formed the group Water and Oil at the Performance Theater


2000
Performance at Avignon, France
Performance at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe of 2000
Nominated for the Total Theatre Award 2000 of the Dance & Physical Theatre
Won thee Best Prize at Tokyo Millennium Arts Festival


2001
Soup performance at the Teatropolis International Festival of Theatre Arts
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2001.”The Herald Angel Award”
Cellophane Singular tour in October to Rome, Cairo, Paris, le Trois Mime en Champagne, and Moncalieri, Italy


2002
Was invited to the Brighton-festival in U.K. and toured England. The cities on the tour were Brighton, Newbury, and East Rey.
Soup performance in Italy at the Civitanova Danza 2002
Invited to perform in New York City


2003
a new mime performance 4。ソ4 at the New National Theatre
World tour of Cellophane Singular performance in Korea, Belgium, France, Australia, and Thailand
The Asahi Performing Arts Award sponsored by The Asahi Shinbun Shuji Terayama Award and Kirin Dance Support


2004
The U.S. tour. Performance in New York City, Middlebury, and Seattle, Washington.
Performance at the Aoyama Dance biennale of the Cliff


2005
Performance at the New National Theatre of the new work the Law of Movement
Performance at the Expo 2005 Aichi, Japan. Production the Event of the Future
at the Toyota Group Pavilion


2006
March the last performance by Water and Oil
Since September residing in Paris as a Department of Culture New artists overseas research fellow