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Sankai Juku “New Production” World Premiere

The much-desired new production by the world-renowned Butoh company will premiere in Kitakyushu

Sankai Juku, known with its beauty of dance and stage art, has contributed most to promote and disseminate the Butoh form of dance, that deals with gravity and the internal emotions of dancers. They have toured in 48 countries since 1975. The 5 previous works were coproduced with Kitakyushu performing arts center since 2005 among the 15 works with Theatre de la Ville de Paris since 1982. Their much-desired new work in four years will premiere in Kitakyushu. Don't miss the beginning of a new history.

Link to the Project page

Director, choreographer, and designer

Ushio Amagatsu


Takashi Kako, YAS-KAZ, Yoichiro Yoshikawa


Semimaru, Sho Takeuchi, Akihito Ichihara, Dai Matsuoka, Norihito Ishii, Shunsuke Momoki, Taiki Iwamoto, Makoto Takase


Kitakyushu Performing Arts Center
Tel 093-562-2655(10:00-19:00)
*Telephone assistance is in Japanese only


Organized by Kitakyushu City Foundation for Promoting Arts and Culture
Co-organized by Kitakyushu City
Funded by Agency for Cultural Affair Subsidy to Promote Art and Culture(Gekijyo Ongakudo tou Kinou Kyoka Suishin Jigyo ), and Japan Arts Council


Chugekijo Theatre
March 23(Sat)-24(Sun), 2019
Saturday, March 23, 2019 18:00
Sunday, March 24, 2019 14:00◎
◎=Post-performance will be held after the show.
※Doors open 30 minutes before the performance.


Reserved seating only, Tax included
Adult: 4,500 yen
Youth: 2,500 yen (under 24 years old with valid ID)
High School: 1,500 yen (limited number at theater ticket office; advance sales only, with valid ID)
※Children must be above preschool age.

Ticket sale date

Sunday, January 20, 2019 10:00

Advanced ticket sales for Ticket Club Q members

Saturday, January 12, 2019 10:00-17:00
TEL 0570-099-990 (10:00~14:00)
Online ticket (10:00~17:00)

Ticket sale

Kitakyushu Performing Arts Center
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Lawson Ticket
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