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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・・・  

Dream Body Body Building by Ursula Eagly

I am excited to announce that I will be in Dream Body Body Building by Ursula Eagly next week! March 5-9 7PM @ The Chocolate Factory Theater, 38-33 24th Street, LIC. https://chocolatefactorytheater.org/ursula-eagly-2024/ Dream Body Body Building choreographs lucid dreamwork and other territories where the unconscious touches the conscious. It’s a piece that sculpts the imagined […]

Lake Simons @ Puppet Blok, Dixon Place, NYC

I will be performing in Lake Simons’s puppet theatre piece on 1/29 (MON) 7:30pm at Puppet BloK, Dixon Place. More Info & Tickets Dixon Place, 161A Chrystie Street btwn Rivington & Delancey, Manhattan http://dixonplace.org come check this out!

End of the World work-in-progress showing

Come join us for this work-in-progress puppet piece “End of The World” by Justin Perkins! it’s free to see the work by amazing puppeteers, Justin, and Emily Batsford, and Shayna Strype 05-13 (SAT) 8:00pm @ The Center at West Park https://www.eventbrite.com/…/end-of-the-world-tickets… also, we will be so grateful if you can support “End of the World” […]

跳梁する光と踊り@UeBANGUID 京都

ひょんな事からご縁があり、急ですが京都で舞台に参加させて頂く事になりました。 即興の舞台、ドキドキですが、もし宜しかったら遊びに来て下さい♬   「跳梁する光と踊り」 2月14日(火)17:00〜 @ UrBANGUILD 京都   詳しくはこちらから 2/14 (tue) 跳梁する光と踊り


Trickster (2022) My second collaboration work with ATOWA. ATOWA Naoe Moriya: Piano & Crystal Singing Bowls Saco Myoji: Composition, Keyboard & Percussions https://www.atowaskyandearth.com Takemi Kitamura: Dance & Video This is my second collaboration piece with beautiful duo ATOWA. I shot myself in update New York during the summer of 2022. Just like a title “Trickster” […]

9000 Paper Balloons @ Japan Society

I will be puppeteering in “9000 Paper Balloons” by Maiko Kikuchi and Spencer Lott @ Japan Society 10/28 (FRI) 7:30 10/29 (SAT) 7:30 10/30 (SUN) 3:00 @ Japan Society, Manhattan, NY for more info, please visit 9000 Paper Balloons

Shank’s Mare @ New York State Puppet Festival 2022

Shank’s Mare by Tom Lee and Koryu Nishikawa V @ New York State Puppet Festival 2022, Perry, NY form June 30th to July 3rd more info and tickets: https://www.newyorkstatepuppetfestival.org https://www.eventbrite.com/e/shanks-mare-by-tom-lee-koryu-nishikawa-v-tickets-338516420727?aff=odcleoeventsincollection

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 […]