Welcome to Azul Dance Theatre/Yuki Hasegawa
AZUL DANCE THEATRE/YUKI HASEGAWA presents ELEMENTS
Sat. February 2nd at 8:30pm
Sun. February 3rd at 2:30pm
at Salvatore Capezio Theater
Thank you so much for coming to see our dance!!
Our Review on Oberon's Grove,
Azul Dance Tehatre/ Yuki Hasegawa presents contemporary dance works by 4 female Asian choreographers at Salvatore Capezio Theatre at Peridance.
An artistic director, Yuki Hasegawa's contemporary dance work, "ELEMENTS" (premiere) was created based on the concepts of Four Elements: Water, Wind, Fire, and Soil from the Eastern Philosophy. Also, in her work, "Mugen," Yuki utilized Japanese motif, costumes, swords, fans, and umbrellas, and synthesized techniques of traditional Japanese dance, sword fighting, contemporary dance, and improvisation.
Guest Choreographers: Kanako Yokota, Hsiao-Ting Shieh & Hsiao-Wei Shieh
Performers: Jenny Efremova, Atsunori Hayamizu, Kiori Kawai, Jiseon Park, Jaime Shannon, Hsiao-Ting Shieh, Hsiao-Wei Shieh, Katie Sloan, Harunobu Sugita, Yayoi Suzuki, Hitomi Tsumura, Emi Ueda, and Kanako Yokota
Cello: Serafim Smigelskiy
*Do not miss a pre-show, Multimedia Installation by Purring Tiger
Photo by Stephanie Crousillat
Azul Dance Theatre/Yuki Hasegawa is a contemporary dance company based in New York, founded by an artistic director Yuki Hasegawa. Yuki has created innovative dance works synthesizing aesthetics and forms of American contemporary dance and Asian traditional dance. The company is a network of talented performing artists from various continents on the earth, such as North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.
(Artistic Director, Choreographer)
is a native of Japan and came to New York in 1998. Her dance works have been seen at venues in New York, such as United Nations Auditorium, Frederick Loewe Theater, John Ryan Theater, Williamsburg Art neXus, Peridance Salvatore Capezio Center, Merce Cunningham Studio, Dance Space Center, Green Space and DiCapo Opera Theater.
She holds her MA in Dance and Dance Education from New York University, and her BA (major in psychology) from Kobe College in Japan. As a dancer and actress, she performed in musicals (Japanese productions) such as Oliver, Golden Boy, SANADA, Tea for Two and Little House on the Prairie, as well as in Japanese TV dramas and commercial films in Tokyo.
She was invited to the 16th International Congress on Dance Research (Greece) for lecture and demonstration of traditional Japanese dance in 2002, and her research paper, “Traditional Japanese dance—movement and choreography” was published in DVD format for the 20th World Congress of Dance Research in 2006.
Yuki is currently a faculty member of Peridance Capezio Center and CRS in New York.
Azul Dance Tehatre/ Yuki Hasegawa is a Fiscally Sponsored Artist through New York Live Arts's Associate Artist Program.
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