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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 […]


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!

Falling Out レビュー in Daily Sun New York

Daily Sun New York に私も出させて頂いた Phantom Limb Company の作品「Falling Out」のレビューが載りました。難しい題材ですが、丁寧なレビューを書いて頂き、感謝です。よろしければ是非お読み下さい! Falling Out レビュー in Daily Sun New York

The Indian Queen got Golden Mask Award!

The production i worked for last year, called The Indian Queen, got five Golden Mask Award in Russia! Great news and happy for everyone! It was really great experience to work with all amazingly talented people!!! Opera production by Peter Sellars wins at Golden Mask awards  

tomorrow is the opening night of The Oldest Boy!

today was the last preview of The Oldest Boy today. 28th preview. in the beginning, i kinda thought “how am i going to do this 92 shows total?!?!?!!”. but we made almost 1/3 now. of the things encourages us to do this everyday is we have been having good audience so far every performance. […]

Gratitude… (感謝・・・)

just out of curiosity, i googled my name. this performance was long time ago, but i found this… ちょっと試しに自分の名前でググってみました。 かなり前のパフォーマンスですが、これを見つけました。 This was about the point that I thought I couldn’t possibly take anymore. If this is what our world is, I can’t bear to live in it. Then something amazing happened. Takemi Kitamura approached a […]

Reheasal of The Oldest Boy started!

Rehearsing of The Oldest Boy started a week ago. Exciting to see bits of bits coming together slowly. but challenges are, we will be there 6 days a week for the rest of the year! wow! and, 92 performances total! wow, wow, wow… I have never done something like that, and it feels like a […]

The Lincoln Center announed the full casting of The Oldest Boy

The Lincoln Center announced the full casting of The Oldest Boy! I am very excited to be a part of this production. more info. to come! Cast: Ernest Abuba , Joel de la Fuente , Tsering Dorjee , Celia Keenan-Bolger , Takemi Kitamura , James Saito , Jon Norman Schneider , Nami Yamamoto Writer: Sarah […]