Ensemble Sonne

 

Toshiko Oka  (Choreographer, dancer)

Graduated from the Dance Department of Folkwang College in Germany. Director of Ensemble Sonne, a dance group in based in the Kansai region in Japan. Continues to premiere a minimum of one new piece every year, she has been active both domestic and internationally. Her creation questions the existence of human and they are carried out by the human bodies living in today's world. Active in improvisation performances with musicians on a regular basis. Has been teaching contemporary dance at "Domestic Dance Study-Exchange @ Kobe" from 2012. Awarded Kobe Nagata Cultural Award in 2014. Participated in the festival of 2015 Mons, the European Capital of Culture for 2015 in Mons, Belgium.

 

mayoi(2014)
mayoi(2014)