Takemi Kitamura: Native of Osaka, Japan, graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a BA in Dance-Education from Hunter College where she received the Choreographic Award from the Dance Program.
Her work has been presented at St. Marks Church, HERE, BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange, BRIC Studio,WAX/Williamsburg Art neXus, South Oxford Space, Lexington Center for the Arts in Lexingtom, and Thomas Hunter Hall.
As a dancer, she has worked with numerous choreographers and companies, such as Sondra Loring, Sally Silvers, Nami Yamamoto, Risa Jaroslow Dancers, Christopher Williams, and The BodyCartgraphy Project, to name a few. Her recent credit includes The Indian Queen by Dir. Peter Sellars.
She also works as a puppeteer. Her credits includes such as The Oldest Boy @ Lincoln Center Theater, 69°S , Memory Rings, and Falling Out by Phantom Limb Company , Blood Moon by Beth Morrison Project @ Prototype Festival, Demolishing Everything with Amazing Speed by Dan Hurlin, Stravinsky’s Firebird @ Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center by The Little Orchestra Society, and Shank’s Mare by Tom Lee and Koryu Nishikawa V.
She was a member and performed as leading roles in Samurai Sword Soul, Japanese sword fighting theater company for eight years. Not only as a performer, but also she sometimes collaborated as a co-writer, assistant director and dance choreographer in this company. more about Samurai Sword Soul, please visit samuraiswordsoul.com
北村武美：大阪出身。NYのハンター大学のダンス科をBAを Phi Beta Kappa で卒業し、Choreographic Award をダンス科で受賞。ニューヨークで振付家としてこれまでに St. Marks Church、HERE、 BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange、 BRIC Studio、WAX/Williamsburg Art neXus、 South Oxford Space、 Lexington Center for the Arts in Lexingtom、Thomas Hunter Hall などで作品を発表している。
パペティアとしても活躍し、これまでに Sarah Ruhl, Phantom Limb Company、Tom Lee、Dan Hurlin, The Little Orchestra Society、Beth Morrison Project @ Prototype Festival , Lake Simons and Jhon Dyer 等の作品に参加。リンカーンセンター、BAM / Brooklyn Academy of Music、インターナショナルツアー等で公演を行い、幅広く活躍する。
Sex: Female, Nationality: Japanese, Hight: 5’1″, Weight: 85 pounds, Eye Color: Black , Hair Color: Black
Skill: Japanese, Japanese sword fighting, contemporary dance, contact improvisation, jazz, folk dance, yoga, puppetry, and acting