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BIO-DATA
• Born in Tokyo, Japan and began studying KABUKI Danceat the age of three.
• The first solo stage performance was at the age of five.
• Became a licensed teacher and performer of Kabuki Dance at the age of sixteen.
• Repeatedly performed at the National Theater of Japan and Kabuki Theater since then.
• Performed in Greece and Italy as a member of the cultural tour group in August 1986.
• Licensed teacher of KOTO
• Licensed teacher of JI-UTA MAI
• Relocated to New Jersey and continues to perform Japanese dance in the U.S. since 1989.
• Travels throughout the country to give Japanese Cultural Workshops for students and families.
• Leads Junko Tano School of Japanese Dance since 1993.

PLEASE CONTACT FOR LESSON,PERFORMANCE, AND WORKSHOP

info@japanesedance.com

SOME OF THE PERFORMANCES IN THE UNITED STATES
• Amherst College, MA
• Bohem Opera Company, NJ
• Earlham College, IN
• Japan Society, NY
• Manhattanville College, NY
• New Jersey State Museum, NJ
• New York University, NY
• Pace University, NY
• Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA
• Princeton University, NJ
• The New York Botanical Garden, NY
• University of Maryland, MD
• Young Audiences of New Jersey, NJ
• Zimmerli Art Museum. Rutgers University, NJ

and numerous workshops and performances at various schools and organizations in the U.S.
 
KABUKI is one form of classical dramatic arts of Japan.
KOTO is a traditional musical instrument of Japan that is six feet long and has thirteen strings.
JI-UTA MAI is one of the traditional Japanese dances borrowed and softened from NOH dance and incorporated gestures from KABUKI dance. Its movement is very calm and filled with spirit.

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