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2017.10.02

Yokohama Dance Collection 2018  Competition I and II Finalists Chosen

Competition I
Competition I attracted 106 entries from 9countries.
Based on videos the entrants submitted 10 finalists from Japan, Korea and the Philippines have been selected to perform at the final stage.
DATE:February10th (Sat) and 11th (Sun)

■Finalists of Competition I                                 
Choreographer Age CountryTitle
Oishi Yuka 33 JapanOUROBOROS
Kitao Wataru 30 Japan2020
Shinohe Kenji 27 JapanK(-A-)O
Suichu-megane∞ 25 JapanEndangered Species~Breeding room~
Tamura Koichiro 24 JapanF/BRIDGE
Tarinof dance company    34 JapanFiction
Choi Minsun/Kang Jinan    34/35   KoreaComplement
Kim Seo Youn 32 KoreaSelfish Answer
Lee Kyung-Gu 25 KoreaA broom stuck in a corner
Michael Barry Arbas Que  24 Philippines   NEGATIVES TO POSITIVE

□JURY
OKAMI Sae (Dance Critic)
KONDO Ryohei (Director of CONDORS, Choreographer, Dancer)
TADA Junnosuke (Director of TOKYO DEATHLOCK, Artistic director of cultural centre of Fujimi city)
HAMANO Fumio (Senior Editor, Shinshokan Dance Magazine)
Thierry Bayle (Cultural attaché of the French Embassy)
YANAIHARA Mikuni (Director of Nibroll, Choreographer, Play writer, Associate professor of Kindai University)
*The judges will include dance experts in a variety of fields at each countries.


Competition II : New Choreographer Division
Competition II, the New Choreographer Division, is open to choreographers who are 25 and under.
This year, the average age of the 31 artists of entrants was 22.7 and the youngest 19. The 12 finalists chosen from among them will perform at the final stage.
DATE:February 8th (Thu) and 9th (Fri)

■Finalists of Competition II                                       
Choreographer Age CountryTitle
Ikegami Takkun        25     Japan      discarb
Imaeda Seina 20 JapanHave you ever thought that you want to lick your own eyes?
Okazaki Ayane 24 Japancicada
Kato Satoshi 24 JapanPO TSU RI TO
Kuri Akane 21 JapanQuiet room
Kobayashi Nana 25 JapanImposter/Fake
Kobayashi Rina 23 JapanSUPPON
Saito Chisato 24 Japanmiimu
Taka Mizuki 24 JapanOther people’s affairs
Takamiya Kozue 23 JapanIt wasn’t there
Nagaoka Erena 21 JapanShitsura
Nagano Yuriko 24 JapanTuna

□JURY
ITO Chie (Choreographer, Director, Dancer, Artistic Director of Strange Kinoko Dance Company)
Vivienne SATO (Artist)
HAMANO Fumio(Senior Editor, Shinshokan Dance Magazine)

Yokohama Dance Collection 2018
DATE : February 2nd (Fri) – February 18th (Sun), 2018
PLACE: Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse No.1, Yokohama Nigiwaiza Small Hall, ZOU-NO-HANA TERRACE