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Check Takemi’s Blog and Upcoming Event schedule. 「自分を表現しきれば、そこに神は宿る」 これは横尾忠則さんの言葉ですが、私の大好きな言葉です。Performing Artist として、そして一人の人間として,どんな瞬間にも自分を表現しきる,そんな生き方をしたいと思っています・・・  

PURGE in “Life Goes On: New Media Art 2022” published by CICA museum

Our collaboration work PURGE now in “Life Goes On: New Media Art 2022” published by CICA museum. We started our collaboration during the pandemic. It is nice to see our work came to fruition somehow. We met in-person for the first time in long time (not on Zoom!) and talked about the future collaborations to […]

PROMIS

My first collaboration piece PROMISE with Piano Duo, ATOWA.   Naoe Amano: Composition, Piano & Crystal Singing Bowl Saco Yasuma: Composition, Keyboard & Percussion Takemi Kitamura: Dance & Video Special Thanks: Sondra Loring   This is my first collaboration piece with beautiful duo ATOWA I shot myself in update New York during the summer of […]

The Nature of Physical Reality @ Abrons Arts Center

I am very happy to go back to performing, the first indoor performance since the pandemic started. My next performance will be from October 10th to December 18th @ Abrons Arts Center. The Nature of Physical Reality is a solo performance for an audience of one. Created by Ursula Eagly with lighting by Madeline Best; […]

Art Teleported 2021 Show @ CICA Museum

our collaboration work, with Yuki Neo and Nobuko Tsuruta, is now in the Art Teleported 2021 Show at CICA Museum. I hope I could be there, but still very excited to be a part of the exhibition! Art Teleported 2021 Show @ CICA MUSEUM January 20-24, 2021 please check:   https://cicamuseum.com/artteleported/art-teleported-2021-show/ we will present our work on […]

Phantom Limb Company Series Sampler @ The University of Utah

We were supposed to perform Falling Out by Phantom Limb Company at The University of Utah but now due to the pandemic, it will be a virtual event. I will be joining as a performer on February 21st. please join if you can! 2/21 (THU) 7:00pm online https://www.utahpresents.org/events/falling-out/

THE PUPPET POD!

I am on THE PUPPET POD! as a guest speaker! please tune into EPISODE 10: TAKEMI KITAMURA there are my important and amazing puppet teachers and friends on this podcast. and probably many more to come! enjoy their amazing stories!

Moving Arts Lab 2020 with Earth Dance

Moving Arts Lab happening online via zoom this year, with the help of Earthdance 8/21 (FRI) 2:30 – 4:00 more info: https://www.earthdance.net/mal2020 I am excited to announce that I am invited to cohost the workshop “Performance research and distance reiki” with a choreographer Ursula Eagly in Moving Arts Lab 2020 with Earth Dance! In this workshop I am offering, not a […]

ALL THE LIGHT @ Waterfront Wednesday, Hudson, NY

I am invited to perform in this community site-specific dance spectacle, orchestrated by Sondra Loring and hosted by Hudson’s free Waterfront Wednesday series. July 22 (WED) @ Riverfront Park, 1 Water Street, Hudson, NY Professional dancers, high schoolers, stilt-walkers, sweet queens, and a kayak brigade round out this dance for justice. Come early on Wednesday, […]