YOKO KOIKE

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YOKO KOIKE

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YOKO KOIKE

Dancer / Performer / Choreographer
Producer / Artistic Director / Planning & Management

 
Freelance Choreographer & Dancer / 2009 - Ongoing
Designare Movement Residency Choreographer & Dancer / 2013 -2018
“Dance House KOGANE 4422"Residency Choreographer & Dancer / 2018 - Ongoing
Producer of “DANCERS’ NEST” / 2018
DEVIATE.CO / 2012 -2017
Producer of SAI International Dance Festival / 2016 -2017
Director of "Saitama City Ballet" / 2000 - Ongoing
Matsuyama Ballet Company Dancer / 1995 - 1999
NBA Ballet Company Dancer / 1999 - 2002
 
 
2019
Performance “Myth of a Bird”/ Korea
Program Director of “Collective・Research/Create/Perform” / Japan
 
2018
Zawirowania Festival / Poland
Dance Cosmopolitan in Seoul / Korea
Producer of “DANCE HOUSE KOGANE4422” and “DANCERS’ NEST” / Japan
 
2017
Dance Bridge International / Japan
Small Theater Festival / Korea
Dance Cosmopolitan in Bangkok / Thailand International Residence Performance / Bulgaria
Producer of “SAI International Dance Festival”/ Japan
 
2016
Memorial Gala Performance Seoul International Choreography Festival / Korea 7th DanzINC – International Dancers & Choreographers Residency Festival International Choreographers’ Platform / Singapore
International Dance Festival “New Dance for Asia” / Korea
Festival of “Daejun Young Choreographer Festival” / Korea
Fukuoka Dance Fringe Festival / Japan
 
2015
won “Head jury prize” in “Seoul International Choreography Festival” / Korea Festival of “Sibu International Dance Festival 2015” / Malaysia
Festival of “Busan International Dance Festival" / Korea
Festival of “International Modern Dance Festival” / Korea
Fukuoka Dance Fringe Festival / Japan
 
2014
"The 2014 Gwangju Dong-gu Road Art Festival” / Korea
Festival of "JAPAN DANCE WEEK Nights of the Rising Sun” / Israel
Seoul International Choreography Festival / Korea
 
2013
"Gwangjin International Summer Dance Festival" / Korea
Fukuoka Dance Fringe Festival / Japan
Seoul International Choreography Festival / Korea
Dance and Environment Project / Japan
 
Award
2015 won “Head jury prize” in “Seoul International Choreography Festival” / Korea
2015 won “Third prize” in “Seoul International Choreography Festival” / Korea
2010 won Audience prize ”FUKUOKA DANCE FRINGE FESTIVAL” / Japan
 
Other
2017-2019
Kyushu International Dance Competition / as a judge / Japan
SAI International Dance Festival / as a producer / Japan
 
2012
"International Ballet Seminar 2012” as a teacher / Italy
 
Qualifications
1995 Graduate University of Dokkyo the faculty of law / Japan
2014 Certified STOTT PILATES Teacher
2009 Certified Franklin Method Educator Level1 Teacher
2008 Certified Feldenkrais Method Practitioner
2005 Certified Gyrokinesis Teacher Level1
 
 
Yoko Koike is a dancer and choreographer. She was former member of Matsuyama Ballet Company, and a member of NBA Ballet Company and has been performing various soloist roles.
She is working as a free-lance dancer now. She started her career as a choreographer in 2009. She has received numerous honours.
She is working internationally as dancer and choreographer now. The wide sources of her ideas include music, visual art, literature, academic fields, Feldenkrais Method and body movements. And she is learning Butoh technique that is helping to create the originality of her dance style. 
In addition to being a dancer and choreographer, She also produce projects for artists in Japan.
Currently she has two bases in Nagoya and Saitama and she is engaging in various international projects.

SCHEDULE

2019.7.18-8.17 
Performance as a Dancer

Myth of a Bird

 
会場:韓国
振付・演出:On and Off Dance Company

Day&Time: 8/17 (sat) 
Venue: Gimpo Art Center
choreographed by On and Off Dance Company
2019.9.12-11.17
Project Management 

COLLECTIVE 

会場:黄金4422BLDG.
 

Day: 2019.9.12〜11.17
Venue: KOGANE4422BLDG.
 
2019.11.1
Project Management

MIND SCAPE

 
映像ライブパフォーマンス
会場:黄金4422BLDG.

 
 
Day&Time: 2019.11.1
Venue: KOGANE4422BLDG.
 
2019.7.18-8.17 
 
Performance as a Dancer

Myth of a Bird

 
会場:韓国
振付・演出:On and Off Dance Company

Day&Time: 8/17 (sat) 
Venue: Gimpo Art Center
choreographed by On and Off Dance Company
2019.9.12〜11.17
Project Management 

COLLECTIVE 

会場:黄金4422BLDG.
 

Day: 2019.9.12〜11.17
Venue: KOGANE4422BLDG.
 
2019.11.1
Project Management

MIND SCAPE

 
映像ライブパフォーマンス
会場:黄金4422BLDG.

 
 
Day&Time: 2019.11.1
Venue: KOGANE4422BLDG.