Naoko Itoh, Mademoiselle Cinema's Tokyo tales
Part Ⅰ Tales of Tokyo Tech students
Part Ⅱ Tales of Mademoiselle Cinema
2014 Jun 4(Wed.) 18:30-20:15
She founded Session House in 1991 atKagurazaka, Tokyo, which is a small theater for dance performance. And she has carried out lots of dance program and made an effort to promote young dancers. She organized Mademoiselle Cinema for the resident dance company of Session House. Since then she has created few new pieces every year and carried out their performance tour in Japan and foreign countries. She received the New Artist Award of the Dance Department at the National Arts Festival 2008 of the Agency for Cultural Aff airs. And she was presented the Audience Prize at Gryfi no International Art Festival 2011 in Poland.
Mademoiselle Cinema, the resident dance company of Session House ［based in Kagurazaka, Tokyo］, was formed in 1993.The dance company is under the creative leadership of choreographer Naoko Ito. Since 1998, they have performed as［Travelling Dance］ in several cities in Japan, as well as in several foreign countries. In 2008, Naoko Ito received the New Artist Prize at the Art Festival sponsored by the Agency for Cultural Affairs in Japan. The dance ensemble was awarded the Audience Prize at the Gryfino International Festival in Poland in 2011. They have also participated in the Sibiu International Theatre Festival in Rumania ［2008］, and most recently, at the Avignon Theatre Festival in France［2013］.