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Unofficial History of Noism
 


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Before the establishment
Year Month Date Times of
Performance
City Venue Performance Title Promoter Note
1998 10 22 Ryutopia, Niigata City Performing Arts Center, was opened.
2000 05 19-21 3 Tokyo Playhouse, New National Theatre, Tokyo J-Ballet -Danse Création- by New National Theatre Ballet New National Theatre, Tokyo Jo Kanamori’s work, The Symphony of Sorrowful Songs (Music by Henryk Górecki), was performed by New National Theatre Ballet. Pollished rice was fallen while dancers were exiting to the back of stage in the last scene. Also performed were works of Jun Ishii and Norihiko Mochizuki.
2002 06 Jo Kanamori moved his base of activity into Japan.
2002 11 10 Niigata mayoral election was held and Akira Shinoda kept his post for the 1st term.
2002 11 15-17 3 Tokyo Playhouse, New National Theatre, Tokyo J-Ballet -Danse Création- by New National Theatre Ballet New National Theatre, Tokyo Jo Kanamori’s work, String(s) piece (Music by Ryoji Ikeda), was performed by New National Theatre Ballet. Also performed were works of Toru Shimazaki and Nobuyoshi Nakajima.
2003 02 06
Tokyo Art Sphere no・mad・ic project ~7 fragments in memory (produced by Jo Kanamori, original premiere) Art Sphere Decor: Jo Kanamori, Costume Design: Chika, Lighting Design: Hisashi Adachi, Jo Kanamori, Dancers: Sawako Iseki, Masaharu Imazu, Hiromi Obuchi, Kaya Sakuma, Yasutake Shinaji, Takanori Shiraishi, Motoko Hirayama, Shintaro Hirahara, Mika Matsumuro and Jo Kanamori.
2003 05 08 Ryutopia, Niigata City Performing Arts Center, held performances of contemporary dance several times from when they opened. And, they would like to promote contemporary dance to enhance their originality. In May 2003, Jo Kanamori was cast a musical Sans famille and danced at Ryutopia. Mr. Masaharu Tashiro, a member of Niigata City staff, was impressed greatly by Kanamori's dance and acting, and appealed to Akira Shinoda, the mayer of Niigata City, to offer Kanamori the artistic director of dance division of Ryutopia, then they decided so. Kanamori proposed establishment of residential dance company as the condition of acceding to their offer, and it was accepted.
2003 11 Noism04 member audition was held. Appricants were around 200 person, and 10 dancers were selected through 3 staged examination.
2003 12 19 ? Establishment of Noism04 was announced. Artistic Director: Jo Kanamori, Dancer: Naoya Aoki, Sawako Iseki, Yoshiko Kinoshita, Nami Sato, Yasutake Shimaji, Yuka Seike, Satoko Takahashi, Tomohiko Tsujimoto, Shintaro Hirahara and Mika Matsumuro.
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1st Season
Year Month Date Times of
Performance
City Venue Performance Title Promoter Note
2004 04 01 The 1st circle of Noism (until August, 2007) and the 1st season of Noism started.
2004 04 01 Ayako Nakano joined Noism as an apprentice.
2004 05 06
Joetsu Joetsu University of Education Jo Kanamori joined a Talk Show The audience was around 400 people.
2004 05 08
Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Contemporary Dance Workshop
2004 06 07 Asahi Shimbun Weekly AERA 2004.6.14 published an article, titled 'Niigata City has good relationship with dance,' intrducing Noism. It refered to the situation of dance in Japan, and reward amount of Noism members.
2004 06 08-09 2 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia SHIKAKU Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2004 06 16-20 7 Tokyo Park Tower Hall SHIKAKU Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2004 06 22-25
Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Dance Workshop
2004 08 15
Niigata Gymnasium of Niigata Prefectural Niigata Chuo High School Contemporary Dance and Hip-Hop Workshop
2004 08 21
Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Contemporary Dance Workshop
2004 09 Nobuko Takahara and Risa Kojima joined noism as apprentices.
2004 10 03
Niigata Ryutopa, Studio B Contemporary Dance Workshop
2004 10 23 2004 Chuetsu earthquake occured at 17:56 JST.
2004 10 28-30 3 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia black ice Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation, The Asahi Shimbun Company
2004 11 Noism Supporters was established by citizens, who had not concerned with Niigata City and/or Ryutopia.
2004 11 05 1 Otsu Theatre, Biwako Hall black ice Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation, The Asahi Shimbun Company
2004 11 13 1 Yamaguchi Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media, Studio A black ice Yamaguchi City Foundation for Cultural Promotion
2004 11 20 1 Miyazaki Theater, Miyazaki Prefectural Arts Center black ice Miyazaki Prefectural Arts Center Foundation
2004 11 27 1 Kochi Museum Hall, The Museum of Art, Kochi black ice Kochi Prefectural Foundation for Culture
2004 12 Recruitment for male dancers was announced.
2004 12 04 1 Kani Small Theater, Kani Public Arts Center black ice Kani City Arts Foundation
2004 12 10-12 3 Tokyo Playhouse, New National Theatre, Tokyo black ice Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2004 12 18 1 Matsumoto Main Hall, Matsumoto Performing Arts Centre black ice Matsumoto Performing Arts Centre
2005 01 01 Company name was changed to Noism05.
2005 01 07-08 2 New York (USA) Japan Society 8th Japanese Contemporary Dance Showcase Japan Society (Planned and coordinated by An Creative, inc.)
2005 01 12-13 2 Montreal (Canada) Maison de la Culture Frontenac Japanese Contemporary Dance Showcase An Creative, Inc.
2005 02 24-27 4 Tokyo Art Sphere no・mad・ic project Art Sphere
2005 03 01-02 2 Osaka Umeda Arts Theater, Theater Drama City no・mad・ic project Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation, Umeda Arts Theater
2005 03 11 Supporters Bulletin 001 was published. (A4, 2pp, Monochrome)
2005 03 11-12 2 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia no・mad・ic project Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2005 04 Ayako Nakano, former an apprentice, became a reguler member.
2005 04 01
Niigata Studio A, Ryutopia Contemporary Dance and Hip-Hop Workshop
2005 04 16 Supporters Bulletin 002 was published. (A4, 2pp, Monochrome)
2005 04 16 1 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Charity performance for sufferers from The Chuetsu Earthquakes Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2005 06 17
Nagaoka Nagaoka Lyric Hall Dance Workshop for Children
2005 07 15 Supporters Bulletin 003 was published. (A4, 4pp, Monochrome)
2005 07 15-17 3 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Triple Bill Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation 1st Guest Choreographer Evening
2005 07 23 1 Osaka Theatre BRAVA! Triple Bill Mainichi Broadcasting System, Inc.
2005 07 28-31 4 Tokyo Setagaya Public Theatre Triple Bill Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2005 07 31 Yoshiko Kinoshita, Yuka Seike, Tomohiko Tsujimoto and Mika Matsumuro left Noism.
2005 07 31 1st season of Noism ended.
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2nd Season
Year Month Date Times of
Performance
City Venue Performance Title Promoter Note
2005 08 01 Nobuko Takahara, former an apprentice, became a regular member. Aiichiro Miyagawa and Yuki Yamada joined Noism as regular members.
2005 08 10-13 4 Tokyo Meguro Persimmon Hall no・mad・ic project 2 [- festival] Art Sphere, Meguro Foundation of Art and Culture Produced by Jo Kanamori. Dancers were: Yoshifumi Inao, Kenta Kojiri, Rei Watanabe, et al.
2005 09 18 1 Niigata Special Stage at Bandai City Special appearance on All Niigata Dancing Festival
2005 09 24-25
Toyama Aubade Hall Dance Workshop for Children, Hip-Hop Workshop Aubade Hall is the nickname of Toyama City Theater for Performing Arts.
2005 10 02
Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Contemporary Dance Workshop
2005 10 09
Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Hip-Hop Workshop
2005 10 10 1 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Talk Show for the Photo Exhibition of Noism
2005 10 15 1 Niigata Concert Hall, Ryutopia Opening event of Niigata City Art Festival
2005 10 22 1 Niigata Niigata Stadium BIG SWAN Albirex Niigata pre game entertainment Albirex Niigata won Yokohama F. Marinos in 1-0.
2005 11 12
Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Dance Workshop for Children
2005 11 25 Supporters Bulletin 004 was published. (A4, 4pp, Monochrome)
2005 11 25-27 3 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia NINA - materialize sacrifice Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2005 12 04 1 Toyama Aubade Hall NINA - materialize sacrifice Citizens Arts Administration Center of Toyama, Toyama City, TULIP-TV Inc. Aubade Hall is the nickname of Toyama City Theater for Performing Arts.
2005 12 09 1 Osaka Umeda Arts Theater, Theater Drama City NINA - materialize sacrifice Kyodo Osaka Inc.
2005 12 14
Sapporo Sapporo Education and Culture Hall Contemporary Dance Workshop
2005 12 15 1 Sapporo Sapporo Education and Culture Hall NINA - materialize sacrifice Sapporo Cultural Arts Foundation, The Hokkaido Shimbun Press
2005 12 23-25 3 Tokyo Playhouse, New National Theatre, Tokyo NINA - materialize sacrifice Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2006 01 13 1 Sendai Main Hall, Sendai Civic Hall NINA - materialize sacrifice Tohoku Broadcasting Company, Well Performing Arts Management
2006 01 14 Company name was changed to Noism06.
2006 01 29
Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Dance Experience with Naoya Aoki
2006 02 16 Supporters Bulletin 005 was published. (A4, 4pp, Monochrome)
2006 02 16-17 2 Niigata Noh Theater, Ryutopia Noh Theater Performance Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2006 02 22-25
Niigata Kochi City Culture Plaza Cul-Port Noism Repertry Workshop and showing
2006 03 18-19 2 Shizuoka Shizuoka Performing Arts Center NINA - materialize sacrifice Shizuoka Performing Arts Center
2006 03 31 ? Yasutake Shimaji transferred to The Forsythe Company.
2006 04 Yuta Ishikawa joined Noism as a regular member.
2006 04 In those days, the foundation decided to keep Noism other 3 years. (2007.09-2010.08)
2006 04 26-27 2 Saitama Outdoor Stage, Omiya Sonic City Niigata Hana-Jack in Omiya Niigata Visitors and Convention Bureau
2006 05 06 Supporters Bulletin 006 was published. (A4, 4pp, Monochrome)
2006 05 06-14 7 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia sense-datum Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2006 05 22-24 3 Osaka Art Theater dB sense-datum NPO Dance Box
2006 05 27-28 2 Kanazawa Theater 21, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa sense-datum 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
2006 05 31
Sendai 10-BOX, Sendai Dance Experience with Naoya Aoki
2006 05 31
Sendai Well Studio Body Workshop fof Children
2006 06 01-02 2 Sendai Studio Hall, L Park Sendai sense-datum Well Performing Arts Management
2006 06 03
Kitakami Sakura Hall Hip-Hop Workshop, Body Workshop for Adults
2006 06 03-04
Shibata Shibata Civic Culture Hall The 59th Niigata Inter-Highschool Championships, Dance Competition and Exhibition Niigata High Shool Athletic Federation Naoya Aoki was a judge of Dance Creation Division of the Competition.
2006 06 10 1 Tsukuba Hall, Tsukuba capio sense-datum Tsukuba City, Tsukuba Cultural Foundation
2006 06 11
Tsukuba Iki-iki Plaza Let's Dance with Noism Dancers
2006 06 15 Supporters Bulletin 007 was published. (B4, 2pp, Monochrome) a special issue featuring 'Niigata Hana-Jack in Omiya'
2006 06 23-24 2 Shizuoka Ellipse Theatre Daendo, Shizuoka Performing Arts Park sense-datum Shizuoka Performing Arts Center
2006 07 31 2nd season of Noism ended.
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3rd Season
Year Month Date Times of
Performance
City Venue Performance Title Promoter Note
2006 08 Chiaki Hotta joined Noism as apprentices. Risa Kojima, former an apprentice might become an associate member.
2006 09 10
Joetsu Joetsu Shimin Plaza Dance Experience with Naoya Aoki
2006 10 31 Satoko Takahashi left Noism.
2006 11 Blogs 'Noism NEWS' and 'Noism Schedule' started on official website of Noism.
2006 11 10 Supporters Bulletin 008 was published. (A4, 4pp, Monochrome)
2006 11 10-12 3 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia TRIPLE VISION Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation 2nd Guest Choreographer Evening
2006 11 12 Niigata mayoral election was held and Akira Shinoda kept his post for the 2nd term.
2006 12 02 1 Kitakami Middle Hall, Sakura Hall TRIPLE VISION Kitakami City Cultural Foundation
2006 12 02
Kitakami Sakura Hall Hip-Hop Workshop, Body Workshop for Adults
2006 12 08-10 3 Tokyo Le Teatre Ginza TRIPLE VISION Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2006 12 17 1 Otsu Theatre, Biwako Hall TRIPLE VISION Biwako Hall Foundation
2007 01 01 Company name was changed to Noism07.
2007 01 10 Rei Watanabe joined America tour as a guest dancer.
2007 01 10-12 3 Santiago (Chile) Cento Cultural Matucana 100, Santiago, Chile NINA - materialize sacrifice (simple ver.) Santiago a Mil festival shortened to 60 min. without intermission
2007 01 16-20 4 New York (USA) Joyce Theater NINA - materialize sacrifice (simple ver.) Japan Society, An Creative, inc.
2007 02 01-03 3 Chicago (USA) The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago NINA - materialize sacrifice (simple ver.) The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago
2007 02 08-09 2 Sao Paulo (Brasil) SESC PINHEIROS (Civic Theater) NINA - materialize sacrifice (simple ver.) OFF Producoues Culturais
2007 03 04
Nagaoka Nagaoka Lyric Hall Body Workshop for Children Nami Sato and Aiichiro Miyagawa were lecturers.
2007 04 Emi Aoki joined Noism as a regular member.
2007 04 01 1 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Jo Kanamori and Yasuhiro Mihara Special Talk Show Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation A pre-event for next performance. Yasuhiro Mihara is a cosutume designer.
2007 04 20 Supporters Bulletin 009 was published. (A4, 6pp, Monochrome)
2007 04 20-22 3 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia PLAY 2 PLAY - interfering dimensions Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Some (50 or so) seats were behind the perormance space on the stage.
2007 04 24-30
Shizuoka Shizuoka University of Art and Culture Noism07 Exhibition Digest video and photos.
2007 04 30
Shizuoka Gymnasium of Shizuoka University of Art and Culture Workshop Naoya Aoki was the lecturer of the workshop, Sawako Iseki and Nami sato were assistants.
2007 04 30 1 Shizuoka Shizuoka University of Art and Culture Talk Show by Jo Kanamori and Teachers of the university Shizuoka University of Art and Culture
2007 05 03-04 4 Shizuoka Shizuoka Performing Arts Center PLAY 2 PLAY - interfering dimensions Shizuoka Performing Arts Center Some (50 or so) seats were behind the perormance space on the stage.
2007 05 08-10 3 Tokyo THEATER 1010 PLAY 2 PLAY - interfering dimensions Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Some (50 or so) seats were behind the perormance space on the stage.
2007 05 16 1 Niigata Toki Messe Opening event of the national convention of Japan Advertising Federation in Niigata Noism performed an arrangement of PLAY 2 PLAY in 5 minutes or so.
2007 05 19 1 Nishinomiya Theater, Hyogo Performing Arts Center PLAY 2 PLAY - interfering dimensions Hyogo Prefecture, Hyogo Performing Arts Center Some (50 or so) seats were behind the perormance space on the stage.
2007 06 02-03
Shibata Shibata Civic Culture Hall The 60th Niigata Inter-Highschool Championships, Dance Competition and Exhibition Niigata High Shool Athletic Federation Naoya Aoki was a judge of Dance Creation Division of the Competition.
2007 06 23
Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Workshop Noism Ballet (Sawako Iseki), Body Workshop for Children (Nami Sato and Aiichiro Miyagawa), Dance Experience for Adults (Naoya Aoki)
2007 07 05-06 2 Moscow (Russia) Mayerhold Centre NINA - materialize sacrifice (simple ver.) Chekhov International Theatre Festival, Russo-Japanese Culture Forum
2007 07 21 Sawako Iseki and Jo Kanamori got married.
2007 07 31 Nami Sato retired from dancer. Shintaro Hirahara, Ayako Nakano and Yuta Ishikawa left Noism.
2007 07 31 3rd season of Noism ended.
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4th Season
Year Month Date Times of
Performance
City Venue Performance Title Promoter Note
2007 08 01 Nami Sato became Ballet Mistress. Yusuke Tsutsumi, Minoru Harata and Izumi Fujii joined Noism as regular members. Nozomi Fujii and JaeYong Ahn joined Noism as apprentices. Megumi Mashimo, Yoshimitsu Kushida, Haruka Tamashiro joined Noism as associate members.
2007 08 31 The 1st circle of Noism ended.
2007 09 Ayako Nakano joined Noism as a dancer again.
2007 09 01 The 2nd circle of Noism (until August, 2010) started.
2007 10 Urgent recruitment for male dancers was announced, then continuous recruitment was announced.
2007 10 Noism free paper was issued by Ryutopia.
2007 10 05 Supporters Bulletin 010 was published. (A4, 4pp, Monochrome)
2007 10 05-07 3 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia W-view Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation 3rd Guest Choreographer Evening
2007 10 12-14 3 Tokyo Theatre Coccoon W-view Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2007 10 20
Niigata Niigata Municipal Kagamifuchi Elementary School Body Workshop for Children Ayako Nakano and Aiichiro Miyagawa were lecturers.
2007 10 22
Kitakami Sakura Hall Workshop for the mind and the body Naoya Aoki was the lecturer.
2007 10 29
Kitakyushu Kitakyushu Performing Arts Center Noism Ballet Workshop Nami Sato was the lecturer.
2007 10 31 1 Kitakyushu Kitakyushu Performing Arts Center, Theater W-view Kitakyushu City Foundation for Promoting Arts and Culture
2007 11 07 1 Kitakami Middle Hall, Sakura Hall W-view Kitakami City Cultural Foundation
2007 11 15
Sapporo Sapporo Education and Culture Hall Workshop for the mind and the body
2007 11 17 1 Sapporo Main Hall, Sapporo Education and Culture Hall W-view Sapporo Cultural Arts Foundation, The Hokkaido Shimbun Press
2007 11 22
Niigata Niigata City Gymnasium Body Workshop for Children
2007 11 30 ? Yusuke Tsutsumi left Noism.
2007 12 08
Joetsu Joetsu Shimin Plaza Body Workshop for Children
2007 12 09
Itoigawa Itoigawa Civic Hall Body Workshop for Children
2007 12 16 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Showing by apprentices and associate members Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Shown to suppoters members and dance club members of highschools only. Not opend to public.
2008 01 01 Company name was changed to Noism08.
2008 02 It was known that Niigata City would not keep Noism after the 2nd circle.
2008 02 Chiaki Hotta, an apprentice, passed the audition of NDT2.
2008 02 Jo Kanamori received the Minister of Education Award for Fine Arts.
2008 02 07-08 2 Washington D.C. (USA) The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts NINA - materialize sacrifice (ver. black) The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2008 02 14 ? 1 Ann Arbor, MI (USA) a high school in Ann Arbor Noism Ballet Workshop Sato Nami was the lecturer.
2008 02 14 ? 1 Ann Arbor, MI (USA) University of Michigan Workshop for Dance class of University. Jo Kanamori was the lecturer.
2008 02 15 1 Ann Arbor, MI (USA) Power Center for the Performing Arts, University Musical Society NINA - materialize sacrifice (ver. black) University Musical Society
2008 02 29-3/1
Iwaki Small Theater, Alios Iwaki Performing Arts Center Dance Experience for Adults
2008 03 01 ? Yoshimitsu Kushida, former an appretince, became a regular member.
2008 03 10 6 members of Noism Supporters made a petition for keeping Noism in the future at Niigata City Hall.
2008 03 15 Recruitment for apprentices was announced.
2008 03 16 A meeting of 'Citizens to support Noism' was held at Niigata Civic Activity Center.
2008 03 20 Members of Noism Supporters attended the celebration for the award of Jo Kanamori, and appealed to those present (includeing the mayor, press and Ryutopia personnel) to support for keeping Noism in the future.
2008 03 28 Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology announced revision of Course of study at junior high school, and dance became compulsory subject of health and physical education at junior high school.
2008 04 01 ? Mikiko Shinohara joined Noism as an associate member.
2008 04 03 Supporters Bulletin 011 was published. (B4, 2pp, Monochrome) a special issue featuring the matter of keeping Noism
2008 04 03-05 3 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Performance of Choreography Workshop by Noism Members Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Charity for sufferers from The Chuetsu Earthquakes. Audiences were 133+82+128.
2008 04 12 A meeting of Supporters member was held at Niigata Civic Activity Center.
2008 04 25-26 2 Seoul (Republic of Korea) LG Arts Center NINA - materialize sacrifice (ver. black) LG Arts Center
2008 05 15 It was announced that Sawako Iseki to retire from dancer and become ballet mistress in next season.
2008 05 31 Nami Sato retired from ballet mistress and left Noism.
2008 06 02 Supporters Bulletin 012 was published. (A4, 4pp, Monochrome)
2008 06 02-04, 07-08, 12-14 10 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Nameless Hands - house of dolls Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Show-Tent sereis vol.1.
Jo Kanamori said at after performance talk show that this work would be a hommage to the late Mr. Maurice Béjart, who coached Kanamori formerly.
2008 06 14 A gathering of Noism dancers, apprentices and supporters member were held at Restraurant Rivage in Ryutopia.
2008 06 20-22 3 Shizuoka Sizuoka Performing Arts Center Nameless Hands - house of dolls Sizuoka Performing Arts Center
2008 06 29 SHIKAKU DVD was shown at Crosspal Niigata by supporters.
2008 07 02-06 5 Tokyo Theatre Tram Nameless Hands - house of dolls Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2008 07 12 1 Iwaki Small Theater, Alios Iwaki Performing Arts Center Nameless Hands - house of dolls Alios Iwaki Performing Arts Center
2008 07 12 black ice DVD was shown at Crosspal Niigata by supporters.
2008 07 19-20 2 Kanazawa Theater 21, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa Nameless Hands - house of dolls 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
2008 07 20 no・mad・ic project DVD was shown at Crosspal Niigata by supporters.
2008 07 23 It was announced that Niigata City decided to keep noism until 2013.08.
2008 07 26-27, 30-31 4 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Nameless Hands - house of dolls Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2008 07 31 Naoya Aoki and Minoru Harata left Noism. Chiaki Hotta (an apprentice) transferred to NDT2. JeaYong Ahn (apprentice) and Risa Kojima (associate member) left Noism.
2008 07 31 4th season of Noism ended.
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5th Season
Year Month Date Times of
Performance
City Venue Performance Title Promoter Note
2008 08 Sawako Iseki retired from dancer and became ballet mistress. Megumi Mashimo, former an associate member, became a regular member. Takuya Fujisawa joined Noism as a regular member. Akihiko Nagano joined Noism as a guest dancer. Megumi Ushiroda, Chiaki Kato, Yuriko Nagai joined Noism as apprentices. Aoi Keimi joined Noism as an associate member.
2008 08 26-9/2 4 Matsumoto Matsumoto Performing Arts Centre Saito Kinen Festival Matsumoto 2008 'The Cunning Little Vixen' (Janáček) Saito Kinen Festival Matsumoto Executive Committee, Saito Kinen Foundation Jo Kanamori, Sawako Iseki, Yoshimitsu Kushida, Ayako Nakano, Minoru Harata (former member) and Shintaro Hirahara (former member) joined as dancers personally.
2008 10 Noism free paper was issued by Ryutopia.
2008 10 Jo Kanamori received the 61st Niigata-Nippo Culture Award.
2008 10 06
Niigata Niigata Municipal Yamagata Elementary School Body Workshop for Children
2008 10 11
Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Workshop Body Workshop for Children (Fujii, Nakano), Noism Ballet for High School Students (Takahara, Aoki)
2008 10 12
Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Workshop Noism Ballet for Adults (Takahara, Aoki), Dance Experience for Adults (Miyagawa, Yamada)
2008 10 19 NINA DVD was shown at Crosspal Niigata by supporters.
2008 11 11-25
Niigata 2F Lobby, Ryutopia Noism Photo Exhibition Acoompanying event with NINA (ver. black) performances.
2008 11 14 Supporters Bulletin 013 was published. (A4, 4pp, Monochrome)
2008 11 14-16 3 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia NINA - materialize sacrifice (ver. black) Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Apprentices and associate members joined finale of performances in Niigata. Apprentices were: Nozomi Fujii, Kei Ushiroda, Chiaki Kato and Yuriko Nagai. Associate Members were: Mikiko Shinohara and Aoi Keimi
2008 12 17-21 6 Yokohama 3F Hall, No.1 Building, Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse NINA - materialize sacrifice (ver. black) Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2009 01 01 Company name was changed to Noism09.
2009 01 08 Noism08 received the 8th Asahi Performing Arts Awards, Distinguished Dance Performance Award. (for the outcome of Nameless Hands)
2009 01 28 2 Paris (France) Maison de la culture du Japon a Paris Workshop (Kanamori Method) The venue was the large hall, B3F.
2009 01 29-31 3 Nantes (France) Centre Choregraphique National de Nantes Workshop (Kanamori Method)
2009 01 31 1 Nantes (France) Centre Choregraphique National de Nantes Work in Progress (ZONE)
2009 02 Jo Kanamori received the 40th Dance Critics Association Award (for outcomes of NINA ver. black and Nameless Hands.)
2009 02 22
Joetsu Main Hall, Joetsu Bunka Kaikan Body Workshop for Children
2009 03 05 1 Niigata Noh Theater, Ryutopia Talk Show by Jo Kanamori and Yasuhiro Mihara
2009 03 08
Itoigawa Hall, Oumi Culture Center Body Workshop for Children According to another datum, the venue was the large hall of Itoigawa Civic Hall.
2009 03 20
Mitsuke Mitsuke Arts Hall Arcadia Body Workshop for Children
2009 04 30 Establishment of Noism2 (in September 2009) was announced.
2009 05 Ayaka Kamei joined Noism as an apprentice.
2009 05 Ryutopia issued Noism free paper 'niigatadakarada' 2009 Spring/Summer. featuring Kaki-no-tane rice cracker.
2009 05 16 Documentary Video of Noism Showing at Nantes was shown at Crosspal Niigata by supporters.
2009 06 05 Supporters Bulletin 014 was published. (A4, 4pp, Monochrome)
2009 06 05-07 3 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia ZONE - shimmer / thunder/ moon on the water Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation, New National Theatre Foundation Co-production of Ryutopia and New National Theatre, Tokyo. 'academic' is a prototype of 'solo for 2', 'psychic' is a prototype of 'Nameless Poison - The Black Monk'. In 'psychic', the 3rd part, dancers heard musics from 'Psycho' with iPods, and audiences heared Bach. (In this site, it is referred as the iPod technique below.) Jo Kanamori appeared on the stage in 'academic.' Sawako Iseki came back to stage since this performance, also held the post of ballet mistress.
2009 06 17-21 5 Tokyo The Pit, New National Theatre, Tokyo ZONE - shimmer/ thunder / moon on the water Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation, New National Theatre Foundation Zone is a co-production of Ryutopia and New National Theatre, Tokyo.
2009 07 04-05 2 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Performance of Choreography Workshop by Noism Members Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation A charity. Audiences were 109 persons on 4, 128 persons on 5.
2009 07 12 1 Nagaoka Special Exhibition Room, The Niigata Prefectural Museum of Modern Art Art Festa NEOx2 Concert Performance The Niigata Prefectural Museum of Modern Art
2009 07 14 1 Niigata Niigata Municipal Yamanoshita Elementary School Body Workshop for Children
2009 07 22-8/19
Niigata 2F Lobby, Ryutopia Costume Exhibition of nomadic
2009 07 25 Noism2 member audition was held at Studio B of Ryutopia. Initial appricants were 29 people, 15 people participated on that day, and 8 dancers were selected finally.
2009 07 31 Nobuko Takahara, Yuki Yamada and Ayako Nakano left Noism. Nozomi Fujii and Chiaki Kato, both former apprentice, left Noism.
2009 07 31 5th season of Noism ended.
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6th Season
Year Month Date Times of
Performance
City Venue Performance Title Promoter Note
2009 08 01 Kei Ushiroda (former apprentice), Aoi Keimi (former associate member), Akihiko Nagano (former guest dancer) became regular members. Mikiko Shinohara (former associate member) became ballet mistress of Noism2.
2009 09 01 Noism2, an apprentice company, was established. The main company changed its name as Noism1. Members were as follows:
Artistic Director of the Dance Division of Ryutopia, Artistic Director of Noism: Jo Kanamori
Noism1 Ballet Mistress and Dancer: Sawako Iseki. Noism1 Dancers: Aiichiro Miyagawa, Emi Aoki, Izumi Fujii, Megumi Mashimo, Yoshimitsu Kushida, Takuya Fujisawa, Akihiko Nagano, Kei Ushiroda, Aoi Keimi.
Noism2 Ballet Mistress: Mikiko Shinohara. Noism2 Dancers: Fumiko Ishigaki, Ayaka Kamei (former Noism apprentice), Leonard Jin Sumita, Yuriko Nagai (former Noism apprentice), Sae Hirokawa, Miki Horikawa, Ayaka Yamazaki, Shuntaro Yoshida.
Noism2 dancers carry no pay, and can enroll at the company 3 years at the longest. A rehearsal studio for Noism2 was located at 4, Higashisaiwaicho, Chuo-ku, Niigata city.
2009 09 20 ? Ryutopia pressured Noism Supporters to change the name so that clarifying they are unofficial, because Ryutopia was to announce establishment of official Noism sponsors. Then, Noism Supporters decided their new name as Noism Supporters Unofficial.
2009 09 26 Noism Supporters opened a blog.
2009 10 07 Ryutopia held a press conference, the new system of Noism (two companies) and making of a new production (Nameless Poison) were announced. Also announced was that Ryutopia was to establish official Noism sponsors from April 2010. Reported in the blog of Noism Supporters Unofficial.
2009 10 16 Yuki Yamada (former Noism dancer) joined NINA performances in Taipei as a guest dancer.
2009 10 16-18 3 Taipei (Taiwan) National Chiang Kai-Shek Cultural Center NINA - materialize sacrifice (ver. black) National Chiang Kai-Shek Cultural Center
2009 11 20 Supporters Bulletin 015 was published. (A4, 6pp, Monochrome)
2009 11 20-23 4 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Nameless Poison - The Black Monk Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Show-Tent series vol.2.
The iPod technique was adopted overall. Dancers: Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky, Audiences: Lament by Giya Kancheli.
2009 12 05 1 Nagaoka Nagaoka Institute of Design pick pick Jam! A fashion show. Ayaka Kamei and Yuriko Nagai attended as guests.
2009 12 11,13 2 Shizuoka Medium Hall, Shizuoka Convention and Arts Center GRANSHIP Opera La traviata Shizuoka Cultural Foundation, Shizuoka Performing Arts Center Noism1 attended as dancers.
2009 12 19-20 2 Shizuoka Shizuoka Performing Arts Center Nameless Poison - The Black Monk Shizuoka Performing Arts Center
2009 12 23-24 2 Nagoya The Mini Theater, Aichi Prefectural Arts Theater Nameless Poison - The Black Monk Aichi Arts Center
2010 01 01 ? Satoshi Nakagawa joined Noism1 as a dancer.
2010 01 19 ? Ryutopia issued Noism free paper 'niigatadakarada' 2010 Vol.2.
2010 01 22-24, 26-27 5 Tokyo Theatre East, Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre Nameless Poison - The Black Monk Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2010 01 31 1 Matsumoto Experimental Theatre, Matsumoto Performing Arts Centre Nameless Poison - The Black Monk Matsumoto City Education and Culture Foundation
2010 02 09 1 Niigata Niigata Municipal Aoyama Elementary School Body Workshop for Children
2010 02 13-14
Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia A lecture class for the Dance Division of Niigata High School Athletic Federation Niigata High School Athletic Federation Perticipants were high school students. Lecturer were Noism1 members.
2010 02 21 1 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Shinsai Phoenix - Arts in Niigata, Kodo & Noism Executive Committee of Shinsai-Phoenix (Niigata Cultural Foundation) Shinsai means earthquake disaster.
A part of Niigata-Asia International Music Festival.
Noism1 performed nomadic from ZONE. Yuriko Nagai of Noism2 acted as a substitute for Emi Aoki.
2010 03 01 Supporters Bulletin 015+1 (extra) was published. (A4, 2pp, Monochrome) a special issue featuring Satoshi Nakagawa
2010 03 01-02, 05-07 5 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Nameless Poison - The Black Monk Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Emi Aoki suspended due to injury. Satoshi Nakagawa (new Noism1 dancer) and Ayaka Kamei (Noism2 dancer) were partially appeared on the stage.
2010 03 11 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Nameless Poison - The Black Monk, ver. Swan Lake Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Audiences heared Swan Lake as dancers did, insted of Lament by Giya Kancheli.
2010 03 12-14 3 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Nameless Poison - The Black Monk Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2010 03 20
Mitsuke Mitsuke Arts Hall Arcadia Body Workshop for Children Aiichiro Miyagawa and Izumi Fujii were lecturer.
2010 03 27-28 2 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism2 Spring Performance 2010 Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2010 04 04 Noism2 member audition was held at Ryutopia.
2010 04 09 Recruitment for male dancers of Noism2 was announced.
2010 04 17 1 Niigata Noh Theater, Ryutopia Pretheater Talk Show for The Dramatic Dance Les Contes d’ Hoffmann
2010 04 25 3 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Workshop Body Workshop for Children (Izumi Fujii etc.), Noism Ballet (Megumi Mashimo etc.) Body Workshop for Adults (Aiichiro Miyagawa etc.)
2010 05 07 1 Niigata Niigata Municipal Yamanoshita Elementary School Body Workshop for Children Aiichiro Miyagawa and Izumi Fujii were lecturer.
2010 05 28 Recruitment for male dancers of Noism1 & 2 was announced.
2010 06 04-06 3 Moscow (Russia) Fomenko Theater Nameless Poison - The Black Monk Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation, Chekhov International Theatre Festival
2010 07 16 Supporters Bulletin 016 was published. (A4, 4pp, Monochrome)
2010 07 16-18 3 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Dramatic Dance Les Contes d’Hoffmann Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation A joint performance of Noism1 and Noism2. Performed in Niigata only. Emi Aoki of Noism1 suspended due to injury.
2010 07 31 Akihiko Nagano of Noism1, Yuriko Nagai and Shuntaro Yoshida of Noism2 left Noism.
2010 07 31 6th season of Noism ended.
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7th Season
Year Month Date Times of
Performance
City Venue Performance Title Promoter Note
2010 08 01 Yukio Miyahara joined Noism1 as a dancer.
2010 08 31 The 2nd circle of Noism ended.
2010 09 01 The 3rd circle of Noism (until August, 2013) started.
2010 09 01 Sawako Iseki became Vice-Artistic Director of Noism. Aiichiro Miyaga became Ballet Master of Noism1. Both still were dancers of Noism1 also. Kana Ikegaya and Akishi Kato joined Noism2 as dancers.
2010 09 12
Niigata Ryutopia Local Workshop for the Dance Division of Niigata High Shool Athletic Federation Niigata High Shool Athletic Federation Jo Kanamori was the lecturer.
2010 10 02 2 Niigata Observation Hall, The Water Station View Fukushimagata Noism Workshop Body workshop for children and for adults. Lecture meeting with Jo Kanamori was held after workshops.
2010 10 02-24
Niigata Exhibition Room, The Water Station View Fukushimagata Noism Photo Exhibition: The world of Noism by Kishin Shinoyama
2010 11 05 Supporters Bulletin 017 was published. (A4, 8pp, Color)
2010 11 05-07, 10-11, 13-15 8 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Nameless Hands - house of dolls (revival) Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Emi Aoki suspended due to injury. There are a few differences between the 1st edition (2008) and revised one (i.e. The iPod technique was adopted in a latter part of the 2nd act.)
2010 11 14 Niigata mayoral election was held and Akira Shinoda kept his post for the 3rd term.
2010 11 27 ? Ryutopia issued Noism free paper 'niigatadakarada' 2010 Vol.3.
2010 12 02-04 3 Paris (France) Maison de la culture du Japon a Paris NINA - materialize sacrifice (ver. black) Maison de la culture du Japon a Paris, Japan Foundation
2010 12 11 Recruitment for male dancers of Noism2 was announced. Period of time would be from July 2011 to August 2012.
2010 12 23 1 Niigata Niitsu Art Museum Noism1 with Niitsu Art Forum 'The Shadow of Mayfly' Niitsu Art Museum Emi Aoki and Jo Kanamori appeared on the stage.
2011 01 15 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Workshop for Dance Division members of Niigata High Shool Athletic Federation with Noism Ballet Mistress Mikiko Shinohara was the lecturer.
2011 01 22
Mitsuke Mitsuke Arts Hall Arcadia Noism Ballet Workshop Mikiko Shinohara and Megumi Mashimo were lecturers.
2011 02 02-03 2 Nagoya The Mini Theater, Aichi Prefectural Arts Theater Nameless Hands - house of dolls (revival) Aichi Arts Center
2011 02 08 1 Niigata Niigata Prefectural Civic Center Body Workshop for Adults Aiichiro Miyagawa and Izumi Fujii were lecturers. One of the course for Art producing.
2011 02 12 1 Kochi Museum Hall, The Museum of Art, Kochi Nameless Hands - house of dolls (revival) Kochi Prefectural Foundation for Culture
2011 02 16 1 Yokohama 3F Hall, No.1 Building, Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse Nameless Hands - house of dolls (revival) Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation, Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama Executive Committee
2011 02 22 ?
Niigata Niigata City Toyano Gymnasium Workshop for physical education teachears of elementary schools and junior high schools in Niigata City Jo Kanamori was the lecturer.
2011 02 25-27 3 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism2 Spring Performance 2011 Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2011 03 06 Noism2 member audition was held at Ryutopia.
2011 03 11 2011 Tohoku earthquake occured at 14:46 JST.
2011 03 19-20 2 Shizuoka Shizuoka Performing Arts Center Dramatic Dance Les Contes d’ Hoffmann Shizuoka Performing Arts Center
2011 04 17 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Talk Show by Hiroshi Okura and Jo Kanamori Hiroshi Okura is an art critic, living in Niigata City.
2011 05 Noism started a drive to raise Firebird Funds for performances and workshops to support earthquake recovery.
2011 05 27 Supporters Bulletin 018 was published. (A4, 8pp, Color)
2011 05 27-29 3 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia OTHERLAND Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation 4th Guest Choreographer Evening
The Firebird, a new work of Noism2, was also performed in Niigata. Jo Kanamori appeared on the stage at his Psychic 3.11.
2011 06 03 1 Niigata Niigata Municipal Yamanoshita Elementary School Body Workshop for Children Aiichiro Miyagawa, Izumi Fujii, Satoshi Nakagawa, Kei Ushiroda and Yukio Miyahara were lecturers.
2011 06 05 2 Otsu Studio, Biwako Hall Noism Workshop Body Workshop for Chldren and Body Workshop for Adults. Izumi Fujii and Mikiko Shinohara were lecturers.
2011 06 05 Noism PR staff started twitter.
2011 06 18 1 Otsu Theatre, Biwako Hall OTHERLAND Biwako Hall Foundation
2011 06 30 Kei Ushiroda of Noism1 left Noism.
2011 06 30 7th season of Noism ended.
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8th Season
Year Month Date Times of
Performance
City Venue Performance Title Promoter Note
2011 07 01 8th season of Noism started. (Usually the season starts in September, but in 2011 it was advanced 2 month due to Saito-Kinen performances in August.)
2011 07 01 Ayaka Kamei and Leonard Jin Sumita, former Noism2 dancer, became Noism1 dancer. Rui Kajita, Ichiro Sugae, Nana Suzuki, Shoko Seki and Fumiro Hirama joined Noism2 as dancers.
2011 07 01 1 Niigata Concert Hall, Ryutopia Special performance to support earthquake recovery with residential artists of Ryutopia, Jo Kanamori and Maki Yamamoto Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Maki Yamamoto is an organist.
2011 07 02 ? Fumiko Ishigagi, Ayaka Yamazaki and Akishi Kato of Noism2 left Noism.
2011 07 12 1 Niigata Niigata Municipal Hakunan Junior High School Noism Workshop Mikiko Shinohara, Sae Hirokawa, Miki Horikawa and Kana Ikegaya were lecturers.
2011 08 21 Supporters Bulletin 019 was published. (A4, 2pp, Color)
2011 08 21,23,25,27 4 Matsumoto Main Hall, Matsumoto Performing Arts Centre Saito Kinen Festival Matsumoto 2011, Miraculous Mandarin and Bluebeard’s Castle Saito Kinen Festival Matsumoto Executive Committee, Saito Kinen Foundation
2011 08 26 1 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Screen Concert of Saito Kinen Orchestra in Niigata The Niigata Television Network 21, Inc., Ryutopia Recorded Miraculous Mandarin (full-length) and Bluebeard’s Castle (abridged) were shown, then live concert was televised.
2011 09 01 1 Beijing National Centre for the Performing Arts (China) Saito Kinen Festival Matsumoto 2011 in China, Bluebeard’s Castle Performed String Serenade of Tchikovsky and Bluebeard’s Castle. It was talked that 800 persons cancelled attending. The number of audiences were unknown.
2011 09 07 1 Shanghai Shanghai Grand Theater Saito Kinen Festival Matsumoto 2011 in China, Bluebeard’s Castle Performed String Serenade of Tchikovsky and Bluebeard’s Castle. It was talked that 1,800 seated Lyric House was almost full.
2011 09 09 Summer holidays started (until middle October).
2011 10 17 ? Ryutopia issued Noism free paper 'niigatadakarada' 2011 Vol.4.
2011 10 20 It was announced that Niigata City decided to keep Noism until July 2016.
2011 10 23 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Talk Show 'Ryutokai' Vol.1, Toshio Ochi and Jo Kanamori Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Toshio Ochi is a professor of Niigata University of International and Information Studies.
2011 11 19 1 Niigata Niigata Prefectural Civic Center Special Performance at the National Conference of Physical Education for Women Japan Association of Physical Education for Women, Niigata Association of Physical Education for Women 'The Firebird' by Noism2 and 'psychic' by Noism1 were performed.
2011 12 10-25
Niigata 1F, Billboard Place BP2 Photo Exhibition of the Document of creating Miraculous Mandarin at Saito Kinen Festival Matsumoto 2011, taken by Kishin Shinoyama Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Audiences were 745 persons.
2011 12 16 Supporters Bulletin 020 was published. (A4, 8pp, Color)
2011 12 16-17 2 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Dramatic Dance Les Contes d’Hoffmann (revised edition) Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2011 12 18 1 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Dramatic Dance Les Contes d’Hoffmann (revised edition), Elementary and junior high school students invitation evening Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2012 01 Kenta Kojiri joined Noism1 as a guest dancer.
2012 01 15 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Talk Show 'Ryutokai' Vol.2, Kazunari Sako and Jo Kanamori Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Kazunari Sako is the representative of hickory03travelers. He is creating local amenity of Niigata.
2012 01 22 1 Kashiwazaki Kashiwazaki City Sangyo Bunka Kaikan Body Workshop for Children Aiichiro Miyagawa and Izumi Fujii were lecturers.
2012 01 28 Official Noism Facebook page was opened.
2012 02 17-19 3 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism2 Spring Performance 2012 Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2012 02 26 Noism2 member audition was held at Ryutopia.
2012 03 02 1 Kashiwazaki Bunka Hall, Kashiwazaki City Sangyo Bunka Kaikan Noism2 Performance Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation, Kashiwazaki Shinkou Foundation The first tour performance of Noism2. Program was the same as Niigata.
2012 03 03 1 Joetsu Main Hall, Joetsu Bunka Kaikan Noism2 Performance Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation, Joetsu City The first tour performance of Noism2. Program was the same as Niigata.
2012 03 13 1 Sendai Studio Hall, L Park Sendai Noism1 & Noism2 Special Performance in Sendai to support earthquake recovery Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Audiences were 116 people.
2012 03 14
Sendai Studio Hall, L Park Sendai Body Workshop for Children, Noism Ballet Workshop
2012 03 30 1 Tokyo NHK Hall NHK Ballet Festival 2012 NHK, NHK Promotions Inc.
2012 04 01 Aoi Keimi of Noism1 retired from dancer and became a staff of Noism.
2012 04 08 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Talk Show 'Ryutokai' Vol.3, Junichi Shioda and Jo Kanamori Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Junichi Shioda is an art critic and the director of Niigata City Art Museum.
2012 04 14 1 Niigata Niigata Prefectural Gorvernmemt Memorial Hall haruyamatozan2012 hickory03travelers haruyamatozan is art exhibitions and additional events to create local amenities. Noism performed 'psychic' in corridors and exhibition rooms without using the iPod technique. udiences were 103 people.
2012 04 14 1 Saitama Large rehearsal room, Saitama Arts Theater Noism Body Workshop Aiichiro Miyagawa and Megumi Mashimo were lecturer.
2012 04 15 1 Shizuoka Shizuoka Performing Arts Center Noism Body Workshop Aiichiro Miyagawa and Megumi Mashimo were lecturer. 2 classes, for children and for adults were held.
2012 04 24
Washington D.C. (USA) The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Master Class by Jo Kanamori
2012 04 26-27 2 Washington D.C. (USA) Terrace Theater, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts ZONE The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2012 06 03,05 2 Firenze (Italy) TEATRO DEL MAGGIO MUSICALE FIORENTINO Saito Kinen Festival Matsumoto 2011 'Miraculous Mandarin' and 'Bluebeard's Castle' in Firenze Only Noism1 visited Firenze. Noism2 part were performed by local theater dancers. One more performance on May 31 was planned, but cancelled due to damege of theater ceiling.
2012 06 27 Theater and Concert Hall Revitalize Act (Act No.49 of June 27, 2012) was promulgated and enforced.
2012 06 29 Supporters Bulletin 021 was published. (A4, 8pp, Color)
2012 06 29-7/1 3 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Nameless Voice - Garden of Water, House of Sand Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation 'Show-Tent' Sereis Vol.3, the concluding volume. Participated in 'Water and Land - Niigata Art Festival 2012'.
2012 07 06-08 3 Saitama Adaptable Theater, Saitama Arts Theater Nameless Voice - Garden of Water, House of Sand Saitama Arts Foundation
2012 07 14 4 Niigata Phoenix From The Flames (an installation made by Wang Wen-Chih on the right bank of Shinano River near Yachiyo Bridge) Noism2 Special Performance in Phoenix From The Flames Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation, Executive Committee of Water and Land - Niigata Art Festival Noism2 performed a new work choreographed by Yuki Yamada. Audiences were: 44 at 18:30 performance, 44 at 19:30, 38 at 20:30 and 56 at 21:30, total 182 people.
2012 07 14 2 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Body Workshop Aiichiro Miyagawa and other members were lecturer. 2 classes, for children and for adults, were held.
2012 07 15 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Talk Show 'Ryutokai' Vol.4, Yuichiro Koyamagi and Jo Kanamori Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Yuichiro Koyanagi is the president of G.F.G.S., a clothing maker in Kamo city.
2012 07 21-22 2 Shizuoka Shizuoka Performing Arts Center Nameless Voice - Garden of Water, House of Sand Shizuoka Performing Arts Center
2012 07 27-30 4 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Nameless Voice - Garden of Water, House of Sand Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2012 07 31 Yoshimitsu Kushida of Noism1, Sae Hirokawa, Miki Horikawa and Fumiro Hirama of Noism2 left Noism.
2012 07 31 8th season of Noism ended.
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9th Season
Year Month Date Times of
Performance
City Venue Performance Title Promoter Note
2012 09 01 Aiichiro Miyagawa, former the ballet master and a dancer of Noism1, became Workshop Facilitator and a dancer. Sato Oikawa, Takayoshi Tsuchida and Yuya Yoshizaki joined Noism2 as dancers.
2012 09 22-23 Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation and Japan Foundation planned 2 performances of ZONE by Noism1 in Beijing, but the Culture Division of Beijing City put them off, actually cancelled because Japan-China relationship was growing bad.
2012 10 07 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Talk Show 'Ryutokai' Vol.5, Takeshi Noto and Jo Kanamori Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Takeshi Noto is the general producer of All Niigata Dance Festival.
2012 10 12-13 2 Nagoya The Mini Theater, Aichi Prefectural Arts Theater Nameless Voice - Garden of Water, House of Sand Aichi Arts Center
2012 10 13 1 Niigata Laforet Harajuku Niigata LAFORET FASHION NIGHT Noism2 performed nomadic.
2012 10 14 2 Nagoya Large rehearsal room, Aichi Prerectural Arts Theater Noism Workshop 2 classes of Noism Ballet (Aoki and Mashimo, 75 min.) and Noism Repertory (Mashimo and Aoki, 75 min.) were held.
2012 10 18
Kanazawa Large rehearsal room, The Kanazawa Theatre Noism Workshop Emi Aoki and Megumi Mashimo were lecturers. Jo Kanamori joined after class talk.
2012 10 20-21 2 Kanazawa Theater 21, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa Nameless Voice - Garden of Water, House of Sand 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa (Kanazawa Art Promotion and Deveropment Foundation)
2012 10 27-28, 11/02-04 5 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Nameless Voice - Garden of Water, House of Sand Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2012 11 09 1 Niigata Niigata Municipal Yamanoshita Elementary School
2012 11 10
Niigata Niigata Prefectural Niigata Minami High School Local Workshop for Dance Division members of Niigata High School Athletic Federation Niigata High School Athletic Federation Jo Kanamori and Aiichiro Miyagawa were lecturers.
2012 11 14 1 Niigata Hall, Niigata City Higashi-ku Plaza Noism Body Workshop for Niigata Athletic Federation
2012 11 15 1 Niigata Hall, Niigata City Higashi-ku Plaza Noism Body Workshop for the training course of nurses
2012 11 17 It was announced that Yuki Yamada to become Noism2 Choreographer and Rehearsal Director in the new season.
2012 11 25 2 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Body Workshop 2 classes for children and adults were held. Aiihiro Miyagawa and Megumi Mashimo were lecturers.
2012 11 27-2013/01/14
Niigata 2F Lobby, Ryutopia Photo Exhibition of the Document of creating Miraculous Mandarin at Saito Kinen Festival Matsumoto 2011, taken by Kishin Shinoyama Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2012 12 02 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia A lecture for the next performance by Jo Kanamori Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation an additional event for the next performance
2012 12 20 Supporters Bulletin 022 was published. (A4, 8pp, Color)
2012 12 20 Yoshimitsu Kushida joined 'solo for 2 / Miraculous Mandarin' performances as a guest dancer.
2012 12 20-21 2 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia solo for 2 / Miraculous Mandarin Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2012 12 25-26 2 Yokohama Hall, Kanagawa Arts Theatre solo for 2 / Miraculous Mandarin Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2012 12 31 ? Kenta Kojiri (guest dancer) left Noism.
2013 01 20 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Talk Show 'Ryutokai' Vol.6, Tadashi Shiromaru and Jo Kanamori Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Tadashi Shiromaru is the president of S.H.S furniture service.
2013 01 27
Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Workshop for Dance Division students of Niigata High Shool Athletic Federation Niigata High Shool Athletic Federation Noism Repertory Workshop. Megumi Mashimo was the lecturer.
2013 02 23-24 2 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism2 Spring Performance 2013 Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2013 03 03 Noism2 member audition was held at Ryutopia.
2013 03 03
Iwaki Alios Iwaki Performing Arts Center Noism Workshop in Iwaki 2 classes of Noism Ballet (by Emi Aoki) and Noism Repertory (by Megumi Mashimo) were held.
2013 03 08 1 Kashiwazaki Kashiwazaki-City Performing Arts Center Artforet, Main Hall Noism2 Performance in Kashiwazaki Kashiwazaki-City Performing Arts Center Artforet (Kashiwazaki Shinkou Foundation), Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation A tour performance of Noism2. The program was same as Niigata.
2013 03 09 1 Myoko Main Hall, Myoko Bunka Hall Noism2 Performance in Myoko Myoko Bunka Shinko Foundation, Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation A tour performance of Noism2. The program was same as Niigata.
2013 03 24
Niigata Niigata Prefectural Niigata Minami High School Workshop for Dance Division students of Niigata High Shool Athletic Federation Niigata High Shool Athletic Federation Aiichiro Miyagawa was the lecturer.
2013 03 26-27 2 Tokyo Playhouse, New National Theatre Tokyo DANCE to the Future 2013 by The National Ballet of Japan New National Theatre Foundation The National Ballet of Japan performed Kanamori's solo for 2. Also performed were 3 works by Megumi Nakamura.
2013 03 29-31 3 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Perfocmance of Choreographic Works by Noism1 Members Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Charity performance for sufferers from The Chuetsu Earthquakes
2013 04 07 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Talk Show 'Ryutokai' Vol.7, Yoshihiro Ino and Jo Kanamori Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Yoshihiro Ino is a professor of Niigata University.
2013 04 20 1 Niigata Atrium of NEXT21 City Garden Niigata Opening Reception The World Forum on Food and Flowers in Niigata, Niigata City The opening event of a pre-event for Niigata Destination Campaign in Spring, 2014.
2013 05 03 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia ZAZA rehearsal opened to Noism Sponsers and Supporters members Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Opened to Noism Sponsers and Supporters members only.
2013 05 24 Supporters Bulletin 023 was published. (A4, 8pp, Color)
2013 05 24-26 3 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia ZAZA - between Prayer and Desire Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation The performance was firstly named 'ZA-ZA', later changed into 'ZAZA'.
2013 05 31-6/2 3 Yokohama Hall, Kanagawa Arts Theatre ZAZA - between Prayer and Desire Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2013 06 07-08, 14-15 4 Niigata Atrium of NEXT21 City Garden Niigata Noism2 Special Performance The World Forum on Food and Flowers in Niigata, Niigata City Noism2 performed. The costumes were rent from football club of Hokuetsu High School.
2013 07 07 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Talk Show 'Ryutokai' Vol.8, Masayuki Saito and Jo Kanamori Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Masayuki Saito is the representative of CineWind, a movie theater.
2013 07 13-14 4 Niigata Niigata Prefectural Gorvernmemt Memorial Hall Noism2 Summer Special Performance in Niigata Prefectural Gorvernmemt Memorial Hall Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Performed 4 times in all, instead of 2 times as written in the flyer.
2013 07 20-21 2 Shizuoka Shizuoka Performing Arts Center ZAZA - between Prayer and Desire Shizuoka Performing Arts Center
2013 07 31 Aiichiro Miyagawa and Izumi Fujii (former Noism1 dancers), Mikiko Shinohara (former Noism2 ballet mistress), Nana Suzuki and Takayoshi Tsuchida (former Noism2 dancer) left Noism.
2013 07 31 9th season of Noism ended.
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10th Season
Year Month Date Times of
Performance
City Venue Performance Title Promoter Note
2013 08 01 Yuko Ishihara (former Noism1 associate member), Kana Ikegaya and Yuya Yoshizaki (former Noism2 member) became Noism1 dancers. Chein, Lin-Yi from Taiwan joined Noism1 as a dancer. Yuki Yamada became Noism2 Choreographer and Rehearsal Director.
2013 08 31 The 3rd circle of Noism ended.
2013 09 01 The 4th circle of Noism (until August, 2016) started.
2013 09 01 Yuka Asami, Suwako Tanaka, Keigo Nozaki, Junko Fujii, Hiroki Matsubara joined Noism2 as dancers.
2013 09 03 Noism started lessons and rehearsals in 10th season.
2013 09 11 Ryutopia held a press conference at Studio A, new Noism2 Rehearsal director and members of Noism1 and Noism2 were introduced, and price cut of Niigata performances was announced. Contract issue for the 5th circle must be pending. Reported in the blog of Noism Supporters Unofficial.
2013 09 11 A press release for 'PLAY 2 PLAY - interfering dimensions' was published (in Japanese.) What forthrightly disclosed are as follows; Noism performs revival works in winter performance since 2010, for budget reason, change of members, and so on. Dancers who performed the premiere of 'PLAY 2 PLAY' have left noism without Sawako Iseki alone.
2013 09 21 1 Niigata Reception Room, Ryutopia A meeting with Noism Sponsers members Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation The first meeting with Noism Suponsers members and Noism staffs. A convivial party was held after meeting.
2013 10 09 Broadcasting System of Niigata (BSN) broadcasted 'Problems of Noism in the 10th Season' in N Suta Niigata, and pointed out that Noism still doesn't have much recognition in Niigata. Also reported was that Ryutopia's budget are around 150 million yen, and 1/3 of that are for Noism.
2013 10 11 The 2nd press release for 'PLAY 2 PLAY - interfering dimensions' was published. (in Japanese)
2013 10 26 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Showing of Nameless Hands Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Opened to Noism Sponsers and Supporters menbers only. A working process of Spain tour on November, 2013.
2013 11 02 1 Niigata Approach street of Myokaku-ji Temple, Furumachidori 3 Bancho Street Workshop by Noism, Kamifurumachi Shopping Arcade 5th Anniversary Events Kamifurumachi Shopping Street Promotion Association 15:00-16:00.
2013 11 15 A press release for 'Noism2 Spring Performance 2014' was published. (in Japanese)
2013 11 17 1 Niigata Noism Rehearsal Studio Painted Desert by Yuki Yamada, Work in progress Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Work in progress of the new work for Noism2 by Yuki Yamada. Noism Rehearsal Studio is located at Annex 1F, Dia Palace Royal City Higashi-Saiwaicho, 4-10, Higashi-Saiwaicho, Chuo-ku, Niigata City. 15:00 start. No reservation is required.
2013 11 28-30 3 Madrid (Spain) Teatros del Canal Nameless Hands - house of dolls Teatros del Canal Emi Aoki suspends due to casting reason.
2013 12 01 Noism 10th season lineup (PDF edition) was published. (in Japanese)
2013 12 08 A special topics of Noism was published on Niigata City Bullettin No.2441.
2013 12 14 Noism2 new members audition was announced. The activity period is changed into 2 years of September to August in the year after next. (Formerly it was 1 year and might be renewed annualy untill 3 years.)
2013 12 20 Supporters Bulletin 024 was published. (A4, 14pp, Color)
2013 12 20-22 3 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia PLAY 2 PLAY - interfering dimensions (revival of revised edition) Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Jo Kanamori appeared on the stage. On Stage Seats (70 seats) were provided. Takyua Fujisawa was suspended.
2013 12 22 Jo Kanamori said at after talk of PLAY 2 PLAY Niigata Performance that he will like to make Noism3 when Sawako Iseki becomes 40 years old. This is the 1st official reference of Noism3, particularly including the period of its establishment.
2014 01 04 New Year Special Program; 10 years of Noism - with the Citizens of Niigata City was broadcasted on BSN TV as Niigata City PR program Sawayaka Niigata.
2014 01 08 Ryutopia started online booking service.
2014 01 12 Excerpts of the talk of Niigata City Mayor and Jo Kanamori, which was broadcasted on January 04 on BSN TV, was published on Niigata City Bullettin No.2446.
2014 01 24-25 2 Yokohama Hall, Kanagawa Arts Theatre PLAY 2 PLAY - interfering dimensions (revival of revised edition) Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Jo Kanamori appeared on the stage. On Stage Seats (70 seats) were provided. No After Talk on Saturday. Takuya Fujisawa was suspended.
2014 01 31? Junko Fujii, a dancer of Noism2, left Noism in the latter half of January.
2014 02 05 1 Niigata Niigata Grand Hotel New Year's Party of Hatsuka-kai Hatsuka-kai Hatsuka-kai is a study meeting for business leaders in Niigata. Noism2 performed some excerpt from the new work of Yuki Yamada for their Spring Performance.
2014 02 09 Noism2 member audition (2nd stage) was held at Ryutopia.
2014 02 15-3/30
Niigata Niigata City Art Museum Niigata Creation - Art Museum is alive. Niigata City Art Museum Decor installation are displayed. Noism member(s) will sometimes appear on the venue.
2014 02 23 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Talk Show 'Ryutokai' Vol.9, Shigeto Yamazaki and Jo Kanamori Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Shigeto Yamazaki is the chef of Saffron bakery and son of the owner.
2014 02 23 1 Niigata Noism Rehearsal Studio Noism2 rehearsal (opened to Noism Sponsers and Supporters menbers only) Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation A rehearsal of Painted Desert by Yuki Yamada and Four Fours by Takuya Fujisawa. Not opened to public.
2014 02 27 Recruitment for male dancers of Noism1 was announced.
2014 03 07-09 3 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism2 Spring Performance 2014 in Niigata City Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Yuki Yamada's new work Painted Desert and Takuya Fujisawa's new work Four Fours.
2014 03 08 Jo Kanamori said, at after peorformance talk show on the 2nd day of Noism2 Spring Performance in Niigata, that more than half of Noism2 dancers will be replaced in September.
2014 03 09 Draft budget of Niigata City in fiscal 2014 was published on Niigata City Bullettin No.2454, and it was announced that Niigata City will spend 2 million yen for promotion of dancing culture through outreaching from Noism to junior high school students in Niigata City, holding summer school(s) of dance for members of high school dance clubs in Niigata City and intensifying cooperation of dance companies in Niigata City.
2014 03 14 1 Seiro Town Seiro Town Culture Hall Noism2 Spring Performance 2014 in Seiro Town Niigata Prefecture, Niigata Cultural Foundation, Seiro Town Board of Education, Niigata Prefectural Commission of Promotional and Educational Program for Dancing Art
2014 03 15 1 Tsubame Tsubame City Culture Hall Noism2 Spring Performance 2014 in Tsubame City Niigata Prefecture, Niigata Cultural Foundation, Tsubame City Cultue Hall, Niigata Prefectural Commission of Promotional and Educational Program for Dancing Art
2014 03 19 Recruitment for a staff under exclusive contract with Noism was announced.
2014 03 27 It was announced that they will left Noism at the end of 10th season; Emi Aoki, Takuya Fujisawa and Yukio Miyahara of Noism1, Ichiro Sugae, Shoko Seki, Sato Oikawa and Keigo Nozaki of Noism2. Also announced were as follows; Megumi Mashimo of Noism1 will be a ballet mistress from 11th season. Rui Kajita of Noism2 will be promoted to Noism1 from 11th season. Yuri Itagaki, Rinako Iida, Shinji Takagi, Ayami Toba, Hinano Nishioka, Kyoko Fukai, Nana Yamashita and Asako Yokoie will join Noism2 as dancers from next (Noism2 6th) season.
2014 03 29 A press release for 'Dramatic Dance CARMEN' was published through News of Noism official website. Listed date of the document is March 09, 2014.
2014 04 12 2 Niigata Entrance Hall of Niigata Nippo Media Ship Noism2 performance at Media Ship completion 1st anniversary event Niigata-Nippo Company Yuki Yamada's work will be played with his talking. Performing time will be 13:00-13:30 and 14:30-15:00.
2014 04 19 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Dramadic Dance 'Carmen' rehearsal (opened to Noism Sponsers and Supporters menbers only) Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Reservation required (not opened to public).
2014 04 26-27 4 Niigata Special Stage at Shumoku Area, Niigata Prefectural Toyanogata Park Noism2 Special Performance in Niigata Odori @ Kata Water and Land Culture Promotion Section, Department of Culture, Tourism and Sports, Niigata City Outdoor performance, admission free. Yuki Yamada's work will be played. Starting time is 10:50 and 13:00.
2014 04 26-27 2 Niigata 1st floor, Niigata City Children's Creative Lerning Center Noism Body Workshop for Children Water and Land Culture Promotion Section, Department of Culture, Tourism and Sports, Niigata City Megumi Mashimo will be the lecturer.
2014 05 03-04 4 Niigata Niigata City History Museum Minato Niigata Spring Festa 2014, Minatopia Projection Mapping with Noism2 Culture Policy Section, Department of Culture, Tourism and Sports, Niigata City Outdoor performance, admission free. Starting time of Noism2 performance will be 19:30 and 21:00 on both days.
2014 05 10
Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Body Workshop for Adults Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation 16:30-18:00. Yuki Yamada will be the lecturer. Reservation required. Contact noism-ws@ryutopia.or.jp by May 03.
2014 05 10 1 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Dramatic Dance 'Carmen' rehearsal (opened to Noism Sponsers and Supporters menbers only) Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Reservation required (not opened to public).
2014 05 11 1 Niigata Books & Music Blue Cafe Reading Cafe in Niigata Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation A related event to Dramatic Dance CARMEN. Akihito Okuno of SPAC and visitors read Le Carrosse du Saint Sacrement (1829), written by Prosper Merimee.
2014 05 11 A BOM of Noism's Dramatic Dance Carmen was published on Niigata City Bullettin No. 2463, Page 7.
2014 05 30 Jo Kanamori is commissioned to be an advisor for culture creation of Niigata city, and a press conference is held at Niigata city hall with the mayor.
2014 06 06 Supporters Bulletin 025 was published. (A4, 12pp, Color)
2014 06 06-08 3 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Dramatic Dance Carmen Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Noism 10th Anniversary joint performance of Noism1 and Noism2. Akihito Okuno of SPAC will join.
2014 06 20-22 3 Yokohama Hall, Kanagawa Arts Theatre Dramatic Dance Carmen Kanagawa Arts Theatre Noism 10th Anniversary joint performance of Noism1 and Noism2. Akihito Okuno of SPAC will join.
2014 06 24 1 Nishinomiya No.1 Rehearsal Room, Hyogo Performing Arts Center Body Workshop for Children Hyogo Performing Arts Center For elementary school studens. Yuki Yamada will be the lecturer.
2014 06 27 1 Nishinomiya Theater, Hyogo Performing Arts Center Dramatic Dance Carmen Hyogo Prefecture, Hyogo Performing Arts Center Noism 10th Anniversary joint performance of Noism1 and Noism2. Akihito Okuno of SPAC will join.
2014 07 13 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Round Table 'Ryutokai' De luxe Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Noism Talk Show 'Ryutokai' vol.10. 7 guests and a program host talk with Jo Kanamori.
2014 07 13 Masayuki Saito of Cine-Wind and others decided to establish Sawako Iseki Fan Club (provisional name).
2014 07 18-20 3 Niigata Elevated Garden, Hakusan Park Noism2 Summer Special Performance 2014 RAFT Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Outdoor performance. No postponement for rain.
2014 07 26 2 Niigata Niigata Church of Konkokyo Noism body workshop for parents and children The Promoter of Minamihama Festival Megumi Mashimo will be the lecturer.13:00-14:00 and 14:30-15:30.
2014 07 27 Niigata-Niippo reported that Mr. Akira Shinoda, the mayor of Niigata City, will run for the next mayoralty election of Niigata City.
2014 07 31 Emi Aoki, Takuya Fujisawa and Yukio Miyahara (former Noism1 dancers), Ichiro Sugae, Shoko Seki, Sato Oikawa and Keigo Nozaki (former Noism2 dancers) left Noism. Megumi Mashimo of Noism1 retired from dancer.
2014 07 31 10th season of Noism ended.
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11th Season
Year Month Date Times of
Performance
City Venue Performance Title Promoter Note
2014 08 01 Megumi Mashimo (former Noism1 dancer) became Noism ballet mistress. Rui Kajita (former Noism2 dancer) became Noism1 dancer.
2014 09 01 Sota Okamoto and Takuya Sato joined Noism1 as dancers. Takahiro Ueda joined Noism1 as an associate member. Rinako Iida, Shinji Takagi, Ayami Toba, Hinano Nishioka, Kyoko Fukai, Nana Yamashita and Asako Yokoya joined Noism2 as dancers. Yuri Itagaki, who was announced to join, did not.
2014 09 02 Noism started lessons and rehearsals in 11th season.
2014 09 02 Mr. Akira Shinoda, the mayor of Niigata City, officially announced that he runs for the next mayoralty election of Niigata City.
2014 09 05 A press release for 'ASU, a devotion to invisibility' was published (in Japanese).
2014 09 12 1 Niigata Niigata municipal Shirone elementary school Open house for loacl people Niigata municipal Shirone elementary school Yuki Yamada and Megumi Mashimo gave schoolchildren a lecture on dancers. (classroom lecture)
2014 09 13 1 Niigata Reception Room, Ryutopia A meeting with Noism Sponsers members Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation The second meeting with Noism Suponsers members and Noism staffs. A convivial party was held after meeting.
2014 09 21 1 Niigata Multi-purpose Hall, HonPort Niigata City Central Public Library Noism Talk Show 'Ryutokai' Vol.10, Fumiyoshi and Jo Kanamori Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Fumiyoshi is a Shamisen player.
2014 10 11-12 2 Niigata Northern Culture Museum Niigata Branch Noism2 Special Performance Niigata Take-akari, Hana-akari Northern Culture Museum Niigata Branch Yuki Yamada's work. The first performance of Noism2 with new members. Collaboration with handicraft lightning appliances made by KiKiKo and Tebu.
One more performance was scheduled on Oct.13, but cancelled due to approaching of the typhoon no.19.
2014 10 19 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia ASU, a devotion to invisibility rehearsal (opened to Noism Sponsers and Supporters menbers only) Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Reservation required (not opened to public). 16:30-17:30, a rehearsal of Part 1. Next rehearsal is holding on Dec. 06, 2014.
2014 11 02
Niigata Approach street of Myokaku-ji Temple, Furumachidori 3 Bancho Street Body Workshop; Kamifurumachi Shopping Arcade 6th Anniversary Events Kamifurumachi Shopping Street Promotion Association 15:00-16:00, Wash out. Megumi Mashimo will be the lecturer.
Washed out.
2014 11 03 Sawako Iseki Supporters Club (SawaSawa-Kai) will be established.
2014 11 08 1 Niigata Children's Creative Lerning Center Body Workshop for elementary school students Niigata City Water and Land Culture Promotion Section 13:30-14:30. Free for participate. Megumi Mashimo will be the lecturer.
2014 11 08 1 Niigata Children's Creative Lerning Center Body Workshop for middle and high-school students Niigata City Water and Land Culture Promotion Section 15:30-16:30. Free for paticipate. Yuki Yamada will be the lecturer.
2014 11 09 Niigata mayoral election was held and Akira Shinoda kept his post for the 4th term.
2014 11 16 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Talk Show 'Ryutokai' Vol.11, Yoshiyuki Miyamae and Jo Kanamori Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Yoshiyuki Miyamae is a designer of ISSEY MIYAKE, the costume designer of Noism1 winter performance 'ASU'.
2014 11 19 1 Niigata Library Hall, Niigata University Library 'What Architecture describes, What is described with Architecture', a special lecture of Architecture course, Departments of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Faculty of Engineering, Niigata University Dr. Hitoshi Terao, Associate Professor, Architecture course, Departments of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Faculty of Engineering, Niigata University Tsuyoshi Tane and Jo Kanamori will be lecturers. Tane is an architect, who provided some decors for Noism. 16:30-19:00, opened for public.
2014 11 22-23 3 Niigata Furumacni Art Studio Noism2 Special Performance Machinaka Art Studio Executive Committee (Niigata City Cultural Policy Section) A related event to the exhibition of Kenji Shigei. Start at 15:00. No reservation is required.
An additional performance was held at 16:30 on Nov. 23. Performed 3 times in all.
2014 11 23 A BOM of Noism's ASU, a devotion to invisibility was published on Niigata City Bullettin No. 2491, Page 6.
2014 11 30 Niigata City was selected as 'Culture City of East Asia 2015', a project of cultural exchange among China, Korea and Japan.
2014 12 04 1 Niigata Niigata University of International and Information Studies Noism Body Workshop Niigata University of International and Information Studies Yuki Yamada was the lecturer. A classwork of the International Exchange Instructor Training Course.
2014 12 06 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia ASU, a devotion to invisibility rehearsal (opened to Noism Sponsers and Supporters menbers only) Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Reservation required (not opened to public). 16:30-17:30.
2014 12 12 1 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia ASU, a devotion to invisibility rehearsal (opened to press only) Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation 15:00-15:30. Member of Noism Supporters Unofficial can attend. (Not opened to public)
2014 12 15 Noism2 new members audition was announced. Deadline is Feb. 28, 2015. Skill test will be held on March 15, 2015.
2014 12 19 Supporters Bulletin 026 was published. (A4, 14pp, Color)
2014 12 19-21 3 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Noism1 New Work ASU, a devotion to invisibility Niigata Performance Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation A new work of Jo Kanamori. The first part is Training Piece featuring Noism Method and Noism Ballet classes. The second part will be ASU, a devotion to invisibility featuring Kai (song) of Altai. Satoshi Nakagawa did not appear on the stage.
2015 01 24-25 2 Yokohama Hall, Kanagawa Arts Theatre Noism1 New Work ASU, a devotion to invisibility Kanagawa Performance Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation A new work of Jo Kanamori. The first part is Training Piece featuring Noism Method and Noism Ballet classes. The second part will be ASU, a devotion to invisibility featuring Kai (song) of Altai.
2015 01 31 Sota Okamoto (former Noism1 Dancer) left Noism.
2015 02 01 1 Niigata Multi-purpose Hall, HonPort Niigata City Central Public Library Noism Talk Show 'Ryutokai' Vol.12, Naoki Ishikawa and Jo Kanamori Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Naoki Ishikawa is an explorer and photographer.
2015 02 08 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism2 Spring Performance rehearsal (opened to Noism Sponsers and Supporters menbers only) Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Reservation required (not opened to public). 16:30-17:30.
2015 02 20-22 4 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism2 Spring Performance 2015 Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation New works by Yuki Yamada and Yasutake Shimaji.
2015 02 25 1 Niigata Niigata West Sports Center Noism Body Workshop Niigata City Dance Culture Promotion Project of Niigata City. For teachers of primary and junior-high schools. Megumi Mashimo and Yuki Yamada were lecturers.
2015 02 27 1 Niigata Higashi-ku Plaza Noism Body Workshop Niigata City Dance Culture Promotion Project of Niigata City. For teachers of primary and junior-high schools. Megumi Mashimo and Yuki Yamada were lecturers.
2015 02 27 Woo Bin Lim (a Korean Dancer) joined Noism as a guest member. A cultural exchange program of Culture City of East Asia, 2015 Niigata. He will stay Niigata one year.
2015 02 28? Asako Yokoya (former Noism2 Dancer) left Noism.
2015 03 07 1 Niigata Ryutopia Noism one-day school Niigata City Dance Culture Promotion Project of Niigata City. For members of Highschool Dance clubs in Niigata City. Sawako Iseki was the main lecturer.
2015 03 15 Skill test of Noism2 new members audition will be held at Ryutopia.
2015 03 20 The website of Noism was renewed, and a press release for 'A girl who has been kept in cotton wool all her life' was published (in Japanese).
2015 03 22 1 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Noism1 supernova rehearsal (opened to Noism Sponsers and Supporters menbers only) Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Reservation required (not opened to public). 16:30-17:00. A rehearsal of the new work for NHK Ballet Festival 2015 (March 28).
2015 03 28 1 Tokyo NHK Hall NHK Ballet Festival 2015 Nippon Hoso Kyokai (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) and NHK Promotions Inc. A new work of Jo Kanamori, supernova. Music will be works of Toshiro Mayuzumi.
2015 04 01? Hiroki Matsubara (former Noism2 dancer) left Noism.
2015 04 18 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism1 A girl who has been kept in cotton wool all her life rehearsal (opened to Noism Sponsers and Supporters menbers only) Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Reservation required (not opened to public). 12:30-13:30.
2015 04 19 1 Niigata Multi-purpose Hall, HonPort Niigata City Central Public Library Noism Talk Show 'Ryutokai' Vol.13, Daishi Matsunaga and Jo Kanamori Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Daishi Matsunaga is a Movie Director. 14:30-16:30.
2015 04 24 1 Nagaoka Theater, Nagaoka Lyric Hall Noism2 Performance in Nagaoka Nagaoka City Foundation for Art and Culture Promotion A tour of Noism2 performance in Niigata prefecture. The program is same as Niigata performance.
2015 05 02-03 4 Niigata Niigata City History Museum Minago Niigata Spring Festa 2015, Minatopia Projection Mapping with Noism2 Culture Policy Section, Department of Culture, Tourism and Sports, Niigata City Outdoor performance, admission free. Starting time of Noism2 performance will be 19:30 and 21:00 on both days. Woo Bin Lim (Noism guest dancer) will join.
2015 06 05 1 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Mares of the Yururi Island by Noism2; Dance Performance for annual study meeting of The Association of Public Theaters and Halls in Japan The Association of Public Theaters and Halls in Japan an exhibition of annual study meeting 2015 of The Association of Public Theaters and Halls in Japan
2015 06 06 Supporters Bulletin 027 was published (A4, 12pp, Color)
2015 06 06-8/1 13 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism1 Performance, a new work of Jo Kanamori, A girl who has been kept in cotton wool all her life (Series Modern Fairy Tale, vol.1) Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Niigata Performances: June 6,7,10,11,13,14,15, July 24,25,26,30,31 and August 1, (total 13 performances, July 26 and 30 are Mizutsuchi Special Performances.) Kanagawa Performances will be held on late June also.
2015 06 22-28 6 Yokohama Large Studio, Kanagawa Arts Theatre Noism1 Performance, a new work of Jo Kanamori, A girl who has been kept in cotton wool all her life (Series Modern Fairy Tale, vol.1), Kanagawa Performance Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Curtain Rising: June 22-24 19:30, 25 Suspended, 26 14:00, 27 17:00, 28 14:00.
2015 07 07 It was published that Ryutopia will be suspended in June-Sept. 2017 (Jan.-Sept. at the Theater) and the first half of 2018, due to maintenance.
2015 07 18 Water and Land - Niigata Art Festival 2015 will be opened. (until Oct. 12.) Jo Kanamori is performance director of the festival. What planned is; New Work performance of Noism0, Noism1 Special Performance, Noism2 performance with Taru-Kinuta, Noism Special Talk Show, Reading Cafe featuring an actor of Noism0, Establishment of a shop of Noism goods, etc. Noism0 will be a performance company of the registration system; members will be skillful professionals of dance, drama and/or music. cf. http://www.n-story.jp/special/81/page2.html
2015 07 18-19 2 Kanazawa Theater 21, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa Noism1 Performance, a new work of Jo Kanamori, A girl who has been kept in cotton wool all her life (Series Modern Fairy Tale, vol.1), Kanazawa Performance 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa Curtain Rising: July 18 18:00, 19 17:00.
2015 07 24 It was announced that they will leave Noism at the end of 11th season; Ayaka Kamei and Leonard Jin Sumita of Noism1. Takahiro Ueda (Noism associate member) and Suwako Tanaka of Noism2 will be promoted to Noism1 from 12th season. Lin Shih Ping will join Noism as Noism1 member. Maya Nishizawa, Sawa Akiyama and Momoka Niitsuma will join Noism as Noism2 member. Also announced was that the 11th season will be extended until the end of September due to Mizu-Tsuchi 2015. Aoi Keimi (a Noism staff, former Noism1 dancer) will left Noism at the end of 11th season.
2015 08 01 1 Niigata Niigata City Children's Creative Lerning Center Body Workshop for Children, a project for Children, Water and Land Niigata Art Festival 2015 Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Megumi Mashimo will be the lecturer.
2015 08 08-09, 15-16 4 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Summer School Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Participated performance in Water and Land Niigata Art Festival 2015. Dancer Course: 8/8 (intermediate), 8/15(expert). Lecturers will be Yuki Yamada, Megumi Mashimo and Satoshi Nakagawa. General Course: 8/9, 15. Lecturers will be Yuki Yamada and Satoshi Nakagawa.
2015 08 21 1 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Daegu City Modern Dance Company Moon-Looking Dog/2nd Act. of I Saw the Elephant (New Work) Niigata City, Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation A dance company from Korea. An associated evenet with Nigata International Dance Festival 2015, which is an associated event with 'Cultural City of East Asia 2015 Niigata.'
2015 08 22-23 4 Niigata Ground of former Futaba Junior High School, Niigata City. Noism2 Summer Performance (with Niigata Taru-Kinuta Percussions) Spark Fire One More Time on the Red Ground Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Participated performance in Water and Land Niigata Art Festival 2015. Performance will start at 18:30 and 20:30 on both days.
2015 08 23 1 Niigata Small Hall, Niigata Prefectural Civic Center Tripatite Talk - Task of Dance Companies attached to Theaters, and The future of Asia Niigata City, Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Admission free, Reservation Required. 14:30-16:30. An associated event with Niigata International Dance Festival 2015, which is an associated event with 'Cultural City of East Asia 2015 Niigata.' Presenters are: Sung Yop Hong from Korea, Artistic Director of the Daegu City Modern Dance Company, Willy Tsao from China, Artistic Director of the City Contemporary Dance Company and Jo Kanamori from Niigata Japan, Artistic Director of Noism.
2015 08 28 1 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia City Contemporary Dance Company As If To Nothing Niigata City, Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation A dance company from Hongkong. An associated event with Niigata International Dance Festival 2015, which is an associated event with 'Cultural City of East Asia 2015 Niigata.'
2015 08 29 1 Niigata Untitled 09-01 by Noriaki Maeda at Akiba Park Perfocmance of Choreographic Works by Noism1 Members: A Work by Megumi Mashimo Executive Committee of Water and Land Niigata Art Festival 2015 Start at 15:00. Participated performance in Water and Land Niigata Art Festival 2015. Performers: Satoshi Nakagawa and Suwako Tanaka
2015 08 29 1 Niigata Ohirune-House (The house of afternoon nap) by Yuuki Minamikawa at Nishi-Kaigan Park Perfocmance of Choreographic Works by Noism1 Members: A Work by Kana Ikegaya Executive Committee of Water and Land Niigata Art Festival 2015 Start at 15:00. Participated performance in Water and Land Niigata Art Festival 2015. Performers: Megumi Mashimo, Yuko Ishihara, Yuka Asaumi, Ayami Toba and Nana Yamashita
2015 08 30 1 Niigata Kyoku (The curve) by Takashi Fujino/Ikimono Architects at Uwaseki-gata Perfocmance of Choreographic Works by Noism1 Members: A Work by Yuya Yoshizaki Executive Committee of Water and Land Niigata Art Festival 2015 Start at 15:00. Participated performance in Water and Land Niigata Art Festival 2015. Performers: Lin Yi Chien, Yuko Ishihara, Kana Ikegaya, Rui Kajita, Takuya Sato, Takahiro Ueda, Shinji Takagi, Ayami Toba and Kyoko Fukai
2015 09 04 1 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Noism0 The House of Love and Spirit Niigata City, Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Participated performance in Water and Land Niigata Art Festival 2015 / An associated evenet with Nigata International Dance Festival 2015, which is an associated event with 'Cultural City of East Asia 2015 Niigata.' Noism0 is a project company that is composed of experts in performing arts. The performers are: Sawako Iseki, Yuki Yamada, Kenta Kojiri, Akihito Okuno (Shizuoka Performin Arts Center) and Jo Kanamori.
2015 09 05 1 Niigata Music Room of former Futaba Junior High School, Niigata City Reading Cafe in Water and Land Niigata City Art Festival 2015 Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation 13:00-15:30. Participated performance in Water and Land Niigata Art Festival 2015. Akihito Okuno of SPAC will be the navigator.
2015 09 05 1 Niigata THE HEART OF TREES by Jaume Plensa at Yasyragi-tei, Shinano River Perfocmance of Choreographic Works by Noism1 Members: A Work by Lin Yi Chien Executive Committee of Water and Land Niigata Art Festival 2015 Start at 17:30. Participated performance in Water and Land Niigata Art Festival 2015. Performers: Yuya Yoshizaki, Rui Kajita, Suwako Tanaka, Rinako Iida and Nana Yamashita
2015 09 06 1 Niigata The gym of former Futaba Junior High School, Niigata City Noism Talk Show 'Ryutokai', Mizu-Tsuchi special version Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation 14:30-16:30. Participated performance in Water and Land Niigata Art Festival 2015.
2015 09 06 1 Niigata Gensei-Tatsu Tsuchi (Primitiveness - Standing Soil) by Tetsuo Sekine at Sakata Perfocmance of Choreographic Works by Noism1 Members: A Work by Satoshi Nakagawa Executive Committee of Water and Land Niigata Art Festival 2015 Start at 17:30. Participated performance in Water and Land Niigata Art Festival 2015. Performers: Megumi Mashimo, Leonard Jin Sumita, Yuko Ishihara, Yuya Yoshizaki, Takahiro Ueda, Yuka Asaumi and Hinano Nishioka
2015 09 14-15 2 Seoul (Republic of Korea) Namsan Arts Center Noism1 A girl who has been kept in cotton wool all her life (Series Modern Fairy Tale, vol.1), Seoul Performance Participated performance in the 22nd BeSeTo Theater Festival
2015 09 15 1 Niigata Niigata Municipal Meike Elementary School Body Workshop for Children, a project for Children, Water and Land Niigata Art Festival 2015 Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Yuki Yamada is the lecturer with assistance of Noism2 all members.
2015 09 30 Ayaka Kamei and Leonard Jin Sumita (former Noism1 dancers) left Noism.
2015 09 30 11th season of Noism ended.
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12th Season
Year Month Date Times of
Performance
City Venue Performance Title Promoter Note
2015 10 01 Takahiro Ueda (former Noism associate member) and Suwako Tanaka (former Noism2 dancer) became Noism1 Dancers. Lin Shih Ping joined Noism as a Noism1 dancer. Yuka Asaumi (former Noism2 dancer) became Noism associate member. Maya Nishizawa and Sawa Akiyama joined Noism as Noism2 dancers. Momoka Niitsuma, who was announced to join, did not.
2015 10 20 Noism started lessons and rehearsals in 12th season.
2015 11 01 Noism2 new members audition was announced. Deadline is Jan. 23, 2016. Skill test will be held on February 07, 2016.
2015 11 17-19 3 Niigata Niigata Municipal Higashi-Ishiyama, Kamiyama and Kuzutsuka Junior High Schools Noism2 School Performance Niigata City, Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation What performed is the revised version of Spark Fire One More Time on the Red Ground.
2015 11 22 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Talk Show 'Ryutokai' Vol.14, Yukihiro Yoshihara and Jo Kanamori Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Yukihiro Yoshihara is the owner of Yoshihara Photo Studio, and an artist. 16:30-18:00.
2015 12 11-13 3 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism2 Winter Performance Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Yuki Yamada's Painted Desert (revival) and SAUDADE (new work).
2015 12 27 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Q&A with Noism Artistic Director 2015 Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation 15:00-17:00. Admission free, reservation is not required.
2015 12 27 A press release for Dramatic Dance CARMEN (revival) was published.
2016 01 24 Another press release for Dramatic Dance CARMEN (revival) was published. Almost same as older version, but the notification that related events has ended is added.
2016 01 29 Supporters Bulletin 028 was published (A4, 12pp, Color)
2016 01 29-31 3 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Noism1×Noism2 Dramatic Dance Carmen (revival) Niigata Performance Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Akihito Okuno of SPAC will join.
2016 02 07 Recruitment for Noism1 male dancers was announced.
2016 02 09 1 Niigata Niigata Municipal Kameda Gymnasium Body Workshop for School Teachers Niigata City Yuki Yamada and Megumi Mashimo were the lecturers.
2016 02 16 Jo Kanamori received the 33th Takaya Eguchi Award. (for the outcome of ASU and other works in 2015, by Contemporary Dance Association of Japan)
2016 02 19-21 3 Yokohama Hall, Kanagaawa Arts Theatre Noism1×Noism2 Dramatic Dance Carmen (revival) Kanagawa Performance Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Akihito Okuno of SPAC will join.
2016 04 01? Nana Yamashita of Noism2 left Noism.
2016 04 08 A press release for Dramatic Dance La Bayadère - Nation of Illusion was published. The document is dated as April 7, 2016.
2016 04 08 It was announced that Niigata City decided to keep Noism until August 2019.
2016 04 23 1 Niigata Noh Theater, Ryutopia An extension lecture with talking 'Ryutokai' Vol.15, Oriza Hirata and Jo Kanamori Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Oriza Hirata is a dramatist. 16:00-18:00.
2016 06 Chan Hsiang-Yu came to Japan and joined Noism1 as dancer.
2016 06 17 Supporters Bulletin 029 was published (A4, 12pp, Color)
2016 06 17-19 3 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Dramatic Dance La Bayadère - Nation of Illusion Niigata Performance Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation 3 actors from SPAC will join.
2016 06 26 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia An extension lecture with talking 'Ryutokai' vol.16, Tsuyoshi Tane and Jo Kanamori Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Tsuyoshi Tane is an architect. 16:30-18:30.
2016 07 01-03 3 Yokohama Hall, Kanagaawa Arts Theatre Dramatic Dance La Bayadère - Nation of Illusion Kanagawa Performance Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation 3 actors from SPAC will join.
2016 07 08-09 2 Nishinomiya Theater, Hyogo Performing Arts Center Dramatic Dance La Bayadère - Nation of Illusion Hyogo Performance Hyogo Prefecture, Hyogo Performing Arts Center 3 actors from SPAC will join.
2016 07 11 1 Nagoya Large rehearsal room, Aichi Prerectural Arts Theater A workshop for body and narration Aichi Prefectural Arts Theater 19:30-20:30. for who have 5 years and up experience in dance or drama, and 18 years old and up. (Jo Kanamori and casts of La Bayadère. 1,500 yen. Reservation required.
2016 07 16 1 Nagoya Aichi Prefectural Arts Theater Dramatic Dance La Bayadère - Nation of Illusion Aichi Performance Aichi Prefectural Arts Theater 3 actors from SPAC will join.
2016 07 19 1 Shizuoka Rehearsal room, Shizuoka Arts Theater Noism Body Workshop Shizuoka Performing Arts Center 19:00-20:30. for Junior high school students and up (Yuki Yamada and Megumi Mashimo). 500 yen for Junior high school students and High school students, 1,000 yen for others. Reservation required.
2016 07 22 A press release for Noism0 - The House of Spirit (revival) was published. The document is dated as July 26, 2016.
2016 07 23-24 2 Shizuoka Shizuoka Arts Theatre Dramatic Dance La Bayadère - Nation of Illusion Shizuoka Performance Shizuoka Performing Arts Center 3 actors from SPAC will join.
2016 07 27-31 5 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Summer School 2016 Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation 13:00-14:15 Noism Ballet (Jo Kanamori, Megumi Mashimo and Kana Ikegaya)/14:30-15:45 Noism Method (Jo Kanamori, Yuki Yamada and Yuko Ishihara)/16:00-17:30 Noism Repertory (Jo Kanamori, Sawako Iseki and Satoshi Nakagawa)/17:30-18:00 Q&A (Jo Kanamori) on each days. All classes are independent. 1,000 yen for a class on a day, 4,000 yen for a class on 5 days/2,500 yen for all 3 classes on a day, 10,000 yen for all classes on 5 days. Reservation required.
2016 07 31 1 Niigata No.5 Practice Room, Ryutopia Noism Body Workshop Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation 15:00-16:30 for elementary school students (Megumi Mashimo and Yuka Asaumi)/16:45-18:00 for 16 years old and up (Yuki Yamada and Yuya Yoshizaki). 500 yen for a class. Reservation required.
2016 07 31 Megumi Mashimo (former Noism Ballet Mistress), Lin Yi Chien, Rui Kajita, Takuya Sato, Takahiro Ueda and Suwako Tanaka (former Noism1 dancer), Rinako Iida, Shinji Takagi and Kyoko Fukai (former Noism2 dancer) left Noism. Those former dancers, without Sato, Ueda and Fukai joined La Bayadère Tottori Performance as guest dancers.
2016 07 31 The 12th season of Noism ends.
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13th Season
Year Month Date Times of
Performance
City Venue Performance Title Promoter Note
2016 08 01 Yuka Asaumi (former Noism associate member) became Noism1 dancer. Naoya Sakata joined Noism as Noism1 dancer.
2016 08 20-21 2 Saitama Main Theater, Saitama Arts Theater Noism0 The House of Love and Spirit (Revival) Saitama Performance Niigata Executive Comittee of BeSeTo Theater Festival An aligned performance with BeSeTo Theater Festival.
2016 08 31 The 4th circle of Noism ends.
2016 09 01 The 5th circle of Noism (until August, 2019) starts.
2016 09 01 Nanami Katayama, Kaede Kadoyama, Ayaki Makino and Rio Miyoshi joined Noism as Noism2 dancers. Ayaka Fujita joined Noism as associate member.
2016 09 24 1 Yonago Yonago Culture Hall Dramatic Dance La Bayadère - Nation of Illusion Tottori Performance 3 actors from SPAC will join.
2016 10 07 1 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Noism0 The House of Love and Spirit (Revival) Niigata Performance Niigata Executive Comittee of BeSeTo Theater Festival An aligned performance with BeSeTo Theater Festival.
2016 11 01 1 Niigata Niigata Municipal Hayadori Junior High School Noism Special Lecture by Jo Kanamori Niigata Nippo Reader's Club
2016 11 01? Sena Imoto joined Noism as anassociate member.
2016 11 03 Noism2 new members audition was announced. Deadline is Feb. 19, 2017. Skill test will be held on March 05, 2017.
2016 11 05 1 Niigata Niigata Municipal Higashi-Aoyama Elementary School Noism Body Workshop Yuki Yamada is the lecturer, Satoshi Nakagawa and Kana Ikegaya are assistants. One of the series Art Experiences for Parent and Child.
2016 11 08-16 3 Niigata Niigata Municipal Iwamuro, Hakunan and Koai Junior High Schools Noism2 Outreach Performance for Junior High School Niigata City, Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation The Firebird by Jo Kanamori was performed.
2016 12 01 A press release for Noism2 Regular Performance was published.
2016 12 05 A press release for Noism1 The Match Seller's Tale & passacaglia was published. The document is dated as December 03, 2016.
2016 12 16-18 5 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism2 Regular Performance Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Firebird (by Kanamori) and Etude, a New work of Yuki Yamada.
2017 01 08 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism1 The Match Seller's Tale & passacaglia refearsal (opened to Noism Sponsers and Supporters menbers only) Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Reservation required (not opened to public).
2017 01 10 Theater of Ryutopia will be suspended until April 20, 2017 due to maintenance.
2017 01 20 Supporters Bulletin 030 was published (A4, 12pp, Color)
2017 01 20-29 6 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism1 Series Modern Fairy Tale, vol.2 The Match Seller’s Tale & passacaglia Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2017 02 09-12 5 Saitama Adaptable Theater, Saitama Arts Theater Noism1 Series Modern Fairy Tale, vol.2 The Match Seller's Tale & passacaglia Saitama Performance Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2017 02 17-26 6 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism1 Series Modern Fairy Tale vol.2, The Match Seller's Tale & passacaglia Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2017 03 05 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Workshop for members of highschool dance clubs in Niigata city Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Lecturers were Noism1 members.
2017 03 23 Recruitment for male dancers was announced.
2017 03 30 1 Bucharest (Romania) Grand Hall, National Theatre Bucharest Dramatic Dance La Bayadère - Nation of Illusion Bucharest Performance Japan Foundation Cosponsored by Ambasada Japoniei in Romania, Radu Stanca National Theatre and Art Production Foundation.
2017 04 05-06 2 Sibiu (Romania) Radu Stanca National Theatre Noism1 Series Modern Fairy Tale, vol.2 The Match Seller's Tale & passacaglia, Sibiu Performance Japan Foundation Cosponsored by Ambasada Japoniei in Romania, Radu Stanca National Theatre and Art Production Foundation.
2017 05 25 It was announced that Shih Ping Lin of Noism1 and Sawa Akiyama of Noism2 will leave Noism at the end of 13th season; Sena Imoto of Noism associate member will be a Noism1 dancer from 14th season, Ayami Toba and Hinano Nishioka of Noism2 will be Noism1 associate members from 14th season; Mio Iwaki, Kana Mori, Mao Morikawa and Yu Suzuki will join Noism as Noism2 dancers from 14th season.
2017 05 26 It was announced at the talk show after perfoamcne on May 26 that Yuki Yamada will not be Noism2 choreographer from next season, but a teacher continuously. He may lose choreographic motivation.
2017 05 26 Supporters Bulletin 031 was published (A4, 12pp, Color)
2017 05 26-28 3 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Noism1 New Work Liebestod - The Death of Love and a repertory Painted Desert Niigata Performance Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation New Work by Jo Kanamori and a repertory of Yuki Yamada. Painted Desert was created for Noism2, and premiered at Noism2 Spring Performance in March 2014, then revivaled at Noism2 Regular Perfoamance in December 2015. This is the first case that Noism1 performe a work originally created for Noism2.
2017 05 29 The entire building of Ryutopia will be suspended until September 7, 2017 due to maintenance.
2017 06 02-04 3 Saitama Main Theater, Saitama Arts Theater Noism1 New Work Liebestod - The Death of Love and a repertory Painted Desert Saitama Performance Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation New Works by Jo Kanamori and a repertory of Yuki Yamada.
2017 06 23-25 5 Niigata Niigata Prefectural Gorvernmemt Memorial Hall Noism2 Special Performance 2017 Yorunochi Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation, Niigata Prefectural Gorvernmemt Memorial Hall New Work by Shintaro Hirahara. It was announced on April 21 that an additional performance will be held on June 24. Another additional performance on June 25 night was announced on May 10.
2017 07 31 Shih Ping Lin (former Noism1 dancer) and Sawa Akiyama (former Noism2 dancer) left Noism.
2017 07 31 The 13th season of Noism ends.
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14th Season
Year Month Date Times of
Performance
City Venue Performance Title Promoter Note
2017 08 01 The 14th season of Noism started. (Usually the season starts in September, but in 2017 it was advanced 1 month due to NINA tour.)
2017 08 01 Yuki Yamada retired Noism2 Resident Choreographer, still does be Noism2 Rehearsal Director. Sena Imoto (former Noism1 associate member) become Noism1 member. Ayami Toba and Hinano Nishioka (former Noism2 member) become Noism1 associate members. Mio Iwaki, Mao Morikawa and Kana Mori become Noism2 members. Yu Suzuki did not join Noism2.
2017 08 11 1 Imizu High Frequency Culture Hall Noism1 × WADA ASAKO DANCE COMPANY Toyama Performance Toyama Prefectural Artistic and Cultural Association, Toyama Prefecture, The Kitanippon Shimbun Part 1: Repertories of Wada Asako Dance Company, Part 2: Painted Desert by Noism1
2017 08 13 1 Niigata The Niigata Bandaijima Art Museum Noism Special Performance @ Exhibition Léonard Foujita and models The Niigata Bandaijima Art Museum Start 18:45. Reservation and entrance fee for the museum rquired.
2017 08 31 It was announced that Yuko Ishihara, former Noism1 dancer, leave Noism today due to personal matter.
2017 09 01 1 Niigata Nippo Hall Noism Special Performance at Niigata Conference for Community Development Community Development Section, Niigata City An attraction for opening ceremony of the conference. New work Saiha (Breaking Waves) will be performed. Reservation required. Capable of seating 200.
2017 09 01 Yu Suzuki became Noism2 member.
2017 09 15 1 Niigata Special Stage of Niigata City History Museum Minatopia Projection Mapping with Noism1 in Minato Niigata Lighting Festa 2017 Minato Niigata Lighting Festa 2017 Executive Committee Admisstion free. No reservation necessary. Noism1 will performe at 19:00.
Saiha was performed.
2017 09 20-21 2 Niigata Niigata Municipal Sonoki Junior High School, Koshin Junior High School Noism2 School Performance Niigata City, Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation School performance at junior high schools in Niigata city. The Firebird (by Jo Kanamori) was performed.
2017 09 27 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia NIDF 2017 Workshop Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation, NIDF 2017 Executive Committee Reservation required. Sung Yop Hong of Daegu Contemporary Dance Company (Korea) is the lecturer.
2017 09 29 1 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Niigata International Dance Festival (NIDF) 2017; Daegu Contemporary Dance Company Performance NIDF 2017 Executive Committee Coming from Daegu City, Korea. Former named Daegu City Modern Dance Company (DCMDC).
NIDF 2017 Executive Committee=East Japan Railway Company Niigata Branch, Niigata Nippo Co., Ltd., Broadcasting System of Niigata, Inc., Niigata City Western-Style Dance Association, Niigata Visitors & Convention Bureau, Niigata City Culture and Sports Commission, Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation and Niigata City.
2017 10 08 1 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia NIDF 2017; T.H.E Dance Company (The Human Expression Dance Company) Performance NIDF 2017 Executive Committee Coming from Singapore. Kei Ushiroda, former Noism member, is now member of this company.
2017 10 09 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia NIDF 2017 Workshop Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation, NIDF 2017 Executive Committee Reservation required. Swee Boon Kuik of T.H.E Dance Company (Singapole) is the lecturer.
2017 10 15 1 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia NIDF 2017; City Contemporary Dance Company Performance NIDF 2017 Executive Committee Coming from Hong Kong, China.
2017 10 16 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia NIDF 2017 Workshop Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation, NIDF 2017 Executive Committee Rewervation required. Willy Tsao of City Contemporary Dance Company (Hong Kong, China) is the lecturer.
2017 10 22 1 Daegu Daegu Arts Center Noism1 NINA - materialize sacrifice (ver. 2017) Daegu (Korea) Performance Daegu Metropolitan City, Daegu Arts Center Noism1 East Asia Tour in 2017. Participated in Daegu & Asia Contemporary Dance Festival. The work is distinguished from ver. black, so named ver. 2017 tentatively at this site.
2017 11 08-09 2 Hangzhou Zhejiang Concert Hall Noism1 NINA - materialize sacrifice (ver. 2017) Hangzhou (China) performance BeSeTo Committee of China Noism1 East Asia tour in 2017.
2017 11 15 1 Niigata Noh Theater, Ryutopia Seiichi Kondo's talk series Interrogation No.5-2 Japanese Classical Dance and Contemporary Dance with Jo Kanamori and Nasoyo Ichiyama The Japanese Classical Dance Association Inc. Seiichi Kondo is the president of The Japanese Classical Dance Association. Nanayo Ichiyama is the unit manager of The Japanese Classical Dance Association Niigata Branch.
2017 11 24 1 Hong Kong Kwai Tsing Theatre Noism1 NINA - materialize sacrifice (ver. 2017) Hong Kong Performance City Contemporary Dance Company, Hong Kong Noism1 East Asia tour in 2017.
2017 12 01 1 Kyoto mumokuteki hall Listen to professionals! -Relocation of the Agency for Cultural Affairs and the Future of Cultural Art- Creating in a Theater Kyoto City Performers: Jo Kanamori (Artistic Director of the Dance Department of Ryutopia and Noism) and Masato Horiuchi (Technical Supervisor of Kanagawa Arts Theater)
Facilitator: Naoto Moriyama (Professor, Department of Performing Arts, Faculty of Arts, Kyoto Art and Design University)
Reservation required (first 100 arrivals); Refer to the link destination. (in Japanese)
2017 12 03 1 Niigata Noh Theater, Ryutopia An extension lecture with talking 'Ryutokai' Vol.17, Tamae Hirokawa and Jo Kanamori Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Tamae Hirokawa is a costume designer of SOMA DESIGN. Reservation required.
2017 12 15 Supporters Bulletin 032 was published (A4, 12pp, Color)
2017 12 15-17 3 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Noism1 NINA - materialize sacrifice (ver. 2017) Niigata Performance Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Participated performance in Niigata International Dance Festival (NIDF) 2017. Jo Kanamori's new work The Dream of the Swan, a solo dance by Sawako Iseki, will be performed together.
2017 12 17 1 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia NIDF 2017; International Symposium The Future of Theatrical Culture in Asia NIDF 2017 Executive Committee Members are Artistic Director of dance companies that joined NIDF 2017.
2017 12 25 Recruitment for Noism1 male dancers was announced on official website of Noism. A flyer was distributed at the venue of NINA Niigata Performance.
2018 01 17 1 Saitama Large Practice Room, Saitama Arts Theater Noism Repertory Workshop Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Sawako Iseki is the recturer. Reservation required.
2018 01 26-28 4 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism2 Regular Performance vol.9 Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Make me Cry, a new work by Yasutake Shimaji and a Noism repertory by Jo Kanamori.
2018 02 04 1 Niigata Noh Theater, Ryutopia An extension lecture with talking 'Ryutokai' Vol.17, Kenichiro Mogi and Jo Kanamori Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Kenichiro Mogi is a neuroscientist. Reservation required.16:00-18:00. The venue was changed from Studio B to Noh Theater.
2018 02 17-18 2 Saitama Main Theater, Saitama Arts Theater Noism1 NINA - materialize sacrifice (ver. 2017) Saitama Performance Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Jo Kanamori's The Dream of the Swan, a solo dance by Sawako Iseki, will be performed together.
2018 03 04 Noism2 member audition will be held at Ryutopia.
2018 03 06 Niigata Nippo's Web site reported on March 6 that Satoshi Koyanagi, a member of city council, voiced on March 5 that Noism should have positive evaluation of Niigata citizens to have continued activity. Tsutomu Nakano, director of culture and sports department, Niigata City, responded that they will review of the status of Noism by the end of March 2019.
2018 04 01 It is annouced that 3 Noism1 members, Satoshi Nakagawa, Yuya Yoshizaki and Naoya Sakata and a Noism1 associate member, Ayami Toba will left Noism; Sakata will performe in Japan until Mirroring Memories on April, others will performe until ROMEO & JULIETS Saitama performance on September; Hinano Nishioka (Noism1 associate member) and Maya Nishizawa (Nosim2 member) will be promoted to Noism1 members; Nanami Katayama and Rio Miyoshi (Noism2 member) will be promoted to Noism1 associate members.
2018 04 14 1 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Art Mix Japan 2018 Niigata Soh-odori (All Niigata Dancing Festival) Art Mix Japan Executive Committee Noism2 will take part in the performance.
2018 04 28 Supporters Bulletin 033 was published (A4, 4pp, Color, extra edition)
2018 04 28-30 3 Tokyo Recital Hall, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Noism1 Special Performance Mirroring Memories - those are as sacred lights <Ueno Forests Ballet Holiday> executive committee An omnibus piece of excerpts from 10 Noism repertories and new parts that will be performed by Jo Kanamori himself.
2018 05 12-13 2 Hangzhou Zhejiang University Theatre Noism1 NINA Hangzhou Performance (Cancelled) Cancelled due to venue accident. (April 21, 2018)
2018 05 19-20 2 Shanghai Shanghai International Dance Center, Grand Theatre Noism1 NINA Shanghai Performance Shanghai International Dance Center Theater Management Co. Ltd. The Dream of the Swan will be performed also.
2018 07 04 Sawako Iseki received the 38th Nimura Dance Award. (for the outcome of Liebestod and her achievement as the vice artistic director of Noism, by Suwa City)
2018 07 05 It was announced that Ayami Toba, Noism1 associate member, will be a Noism1 member from the 15th season, who was announced on April to leave Noism.
2018 07 06 Supporters Bulletin 034 was published (A4, 8pp, Color)
2018 07 06-08 3 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Noism×SPAC Dramatic Dance vol.5 ROMEO & JULIETS Niigata Performance Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Guest actors from Shizuoka Performing Arts Center take part in the performance.
2018 07 14 1 Toyama Aubade Hall Noism×SPAC Dramatic Dance vol.5 ROMEO & JULIETS Toyama Performance Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Guest actors from Shizuoka Performing Arts Center take part in the performance. Aubede Hall is the nickname of Toyama City Theater for Performing Arts.
2018 07 19 1 Niigata Niigata City Kounan Ward Culture Hall The 69th Niigata Prefecture Public Hall Meeting Niigata City Board of Education Noism2 performed Saiha.
2018 07 21-22 2 Shizuoka Shizuoka Arts Theatre Noism×SPAC Dramatic Dance vol.5 ROMEO & JULIETS Shizuoka Performance Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Guest actors from Shizuoka Performing Arts Center take part in the performance.
2018 07 26-30
Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Summer School 2018 Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Jo Kanamori, Sawako Iseki and Noism1 members will recture Noism Method, Noism Ballet and Noism Repertories. Q&A will be also.
2018 07 28-29 3 Niigata Bandaijima Multipurpose Plaza Noism2 Special Performance 2018 Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation New work Zone by Yoshimitsu Kushida will be performed. The venue is outdoor. Rain or shine.
2018 07 31 14th Season of Noism ended.
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15th Season
Year Month Date Times of
Performance
City Venue Performance Title Promoter Note
2018 09 04 Noism started lessons and rehearsals in 15th season.
2018 09 14-16 3 Saitama Main Hall, Saitama Arts Theater Noism×SPAC Dramatic Dance vol.5 ROMEO & JULIETS Saitama Performance Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Guest actors from Shizuoka Performing Arts Center take part in the performance.
2018 10 07 1 Osaka Yamamoto Noh-theater Noh and Noism Yamamoto Noh-theater Short performances of Noh and Noism, and a talk show.
2018 10 28 Niigata mayoral election was held. Mr. Yaichi Nakahara (aged 59, supported by LDP) was elected firstly. The prizewinner is a former member of House of Councilors (LDP).
2018 11 17 1 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Open rehearsal of Dramatic Dance La Bayadere - Nation of Illusion for Noism Sponsor Members Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Reservation required (not opened to public). 12:00-14:00. A rehearsal for St. Petersburg Performance (Nov. 21) of Dramatic Dance La Bayadere - Nation of Illusion.
2018 11 22 1 St. Petersburg (Russia) Alexandrinsky Theatre Dramatic Dance La Bayadere - Nation of Illusion St. Petersburg Performance DIAGHILEV. Postscriptum. International festival of arts in St Petersburg Here is the official news release.
2018 11 29 1 Niigata Niigata University of International and Information Studies Noism Body Workshop Niigata University of International and Information Studies Yuki Yamada was the lecturer. Participants were members and teachers of international exchange facilitator education course, about 30 person.
2018 12 02 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia An extension lecture with talking 'Ryutokai' Vol.19, Dan Sunaga and Jo Kanamori Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Dan Sunaga is a furniture designer.
2018 12 15 Niigata Nippo published that Niigata City will extend recent contract with Noism one more year. Mr. Nakahara, the new mayor will consider signing new contract with Noism in that time. That is an extension of 5th circle one more year, NOT the beginning of 6th circle.
2018 12 22 1 Suwa Suwa City Culture Center The 41st Suwa City Art Festival (including prize-awarding ceremony of the 38th Nimura Dance Prize) Suwa City Bord of Education Part 1: Prize-awarding ceremony of the 38th Nimura Dance Prize (for Sawako Iseki). Part 2: Performance of dance works by Yeichi Nimura. Part 3: Performance of a dance work of Miyako Kato.
2018 12 25 Theater of Ryutopia will be suspended until February 28, 2019 due to maintenance.
2019 01 01 Jo Kanamori received the 60th Mainichi Arts Award. (for the direction, choreography and dancing of Mirroring Memories and Romeo & Juliets.)
2019 01 13 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Open rehearsal of R.O.O.M. / Mirror in the Mirror for Noism Sponsers and Supporters Members Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Start 12:30, length will be 1 hour. Reservation required. Not opened to public.
2019 01 25 Supporters Bulletin 035 was published (A4, 8pp, Color) Noism Supporters Unofficial has decided and published that they discontinue privileges of membership (showing Noism rehearsals) and fixed membership fee; due to enrich of Noism Sponsors membership system (low price membership was started). They also induce their members to participate Noism Sponsors membership. They continue their activity as a corporate member of Noism Sponsors and recruiting their own members.
2019 01 25-02/17 13 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism1 Experimental Dance vol.1 R.O.O.M./Mirror in the Mirror Niigata Performance Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation A new work by Jo Kanamori.
2019 02 21-24 5 Tokyo Kichijoji Theatre Noism1 Experimental Dance vol.1 R.O.O.M./Mirror in the Mirror Tokyo Performance Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation A new work by Jo Kanamori.
2019 03 03 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Special post performance talk show of Noism1 R.O.O.M./Morror in the Mirror. Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Start 16:30. No reservation required; show ticket stub of R.O.O.M. to enter. Jo Kanamori, Sawako Iseki and Noism1 members will perform.
2019 03 06 It was announced that Niigata City submitted 2019 FY budget of Ryutopia (Niigata City Performing Arts Center), including activities of Noism until August 2020, to Niigata City council.
2019 03 09 It was announced that auditions for Noism1 and 2 members will be held.
2019 03 15-17 5 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism2 Regular Performance vol.10 Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation A new work by Shintaro Hirahara BOW!!! and Noism repertories.
2019 03 24 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia An extension lecture with talking 'Ryutokai' vol.20, Kazuya Kondo and Jo Kanamori Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Kazuya Kondo is a graphic designer.
2019 03 31 An audition for Noism2 member was held at Ryutopia.
2019 04 11 It was announced that Noism1 Sibiu (Romania) Performance was cancelled due to deficit of subsidy.
2019 04 14 An audition for Noism1 member will be held at Ryutopia.
2019 04 19-20 2 Sapporo Creative Studio, Sapporo Cultural Arts Theater hitaru Noism2 Sapporo Performance Sapporo Cultural Arts Foundation The program is the same as thier regular performance vol.10 on March, 2019.
2019 05 10 It was announced that they are recruiting a staff attached to the company of Noism. Annual salary system, a yearly contract and no social insurance.
2019 05 12 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia A rehearsal of Carmen, opened to Noism sponser members Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2019 05 18 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia A rehearsal of Carmen, opened to Noism sponser members Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation
2019 05 29-31 3 Moscow Helicon-Opera Theatre Noism Dramatic Dance Carmen Moscow Performance Chekhov International Theatre Festival Invited by Chekhov International Theatre Festival 2019. Noism1, Noism2. a guest dancer and a guest actor will perform.
2019 06 14-15 2 Sibiu (Romania) Unknown Noism1 Experimental Dance vol.1 R.O.O.M./Mirror in the Mirror Sibiu Performance Sibiu International Theater Festival Invited from Sibiu International Theater Festival. Cancellation was announced on 11 April 2019, due to shortage of subsidies.
2019 06 20 Niigata Nippo More (Web Edition) reported that Mr. Nakahara, the mayor of Niigata City, professed at a plenary meeting of Niigata City Assembly on June 19 that he will make a decision about activities of Noism behind next September by the end of this August.
2019 06 26 1 Kyoto Kyoto Art Center Listen before Jump! Workshop + Q&A (Talk Session) Kyoto Art Center Sawako Isaki was the lecturer. Workshop: Noism Method and Noism Ballet. Talk Session: Deveropping career of young dancers and making association with the general public by Noism.
2019 07 04 Supporters Mail Magazine 001 was issued. (in Japanese)
2019 07 06 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Open reharsal of the 15th anniversary performance of Noism Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation For Noism Sponcer Members only. Not opened to the public. 12:00-13:00.
2019 07 07 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Open reharsal of the 15th anniversary performance of Noism Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation For Noism Sponcer Members only. Not opened to the public. 12:00-13:00.
2019 07 08 Niigata City held a conference; the 2nd verifying committee for Noism, the dance company attached to Ryutopia. The committee was established as per instructions from Mr. Nakahara, the mayor of Niigata City, on early June, 2019. Members are 7 persons; intellectual persons living in Niigata, university professors and an expert in theater operation. Jo Kanamori gave a presentation as a person concerned that explaining his artistic result and action plans for the future. This is the final committee.
2019 07 09 Supporters Mail Magazine 002 was issued. (in Japanese)
2019 07 10 10 delagates of interested citizens of Niigata City presented the petition for keeping activity of Noism to the Mayor and the Chief Director of Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation.
2019 07 10 Noism announced their members in the 16th (2019/2020) season. Artistic Director=Jo KANAMORI, Vice-Artistic Director=Sawako ISEKI, Noism2 Rehearsal Director=Yuki YAMADA; Noism1 members=Kana IKEGAYA, Geoffroy POPLAWSKI, Sena IMOTO, Kairi HAYASHIDA, Charlie LEUNG, Kai TOMIOKA, Hinano NISHIOKA, Stephen QUILDAN, Tyrone ROBINSON, Ayami TOBA and Maya NISHIZAWA; Associate member=Rio MIYOSHI; Noism2 members=Kana MORI, Honoka IKEDA, Milan Hajime KHANAL, Karin SUGINO, Mariya NAGASAWA, Remi HASHIMOTO and Tomomi NAKAMURA; Company Staffs=Haruka UESUGI, Ryu ENDO and Izumi HORIKAWA Leavers are; Noism1=Yuka ASAUMI and Hsiang Yu CHAN; Associate Member=Nanami KATAYAMA; Noism2=Kaede KADOYAMA, Mio IWAKI, Mao MORIKAWA and Yu SUZUKI
Determinate members are cleared on September 10; Hinano Nishioka left Noism1, and Hikaru Tsubota joined Noism2.
2019 07 11 1 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Open reharsal of the 15th anniversary performance of Noism (opened to the press) Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation For Noism Sponcer Members and the press only. Not opened to the public. 13:00-14:00.
2019 07 15 Supporters Mail Magazine 003 was issued. (in Japanese)
2019 07 16 SPICE published an article by Morihiko Takahashi, a dance critic, titled as "At The 15th Anniversary of Noism."
2019 07 19-21 3 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Mirroring Memories and Fratres I (new work) Niigata Performance Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Refer to the Link of Tokyo Performance for Fratres I.
2019 07 26 Some delagates of interested citizens of Niigata City presented the petition for keeping activity of Noism to The Chairperson of Niigata City Council. The Chairperson said that Niigata City is not examining to discontinue Noism but change of thier activity.
2019 07 26-28 3 Tokyo Meguro Persimmon Hall Mirroring Memories and Fratres I (new work) Tokyo performance Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Refer to the Link or Niigata Performance for Mirroring Memories.
2019 07 29 Nihon Keizai Shimbun (Nikkei Newspaper) web edition reported as "The mayor of Niigata City will decide maintenance of Noism, the dance company of Niigata, by the end of August."
2019 07 31 Niigata Nippo More(News paper of Niigata, web edition) reported as "Noism can't see into their future; the renewal of thier contract does not be fiedx; the mayor of Niigata City to make decision by the end of August." It vaguely suggests that the activity of Noism may change.BSN (Broadcasting System of Niigata Inc.) also reported the summary of this arcicle.
2019 07 31-08/04
Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Summer School 2019 Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Lecturers are Yuki Yamada and Noism1 members.
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16th Season
Year Month Date Times of
Performance
City Venue Performance Title Promoter Note
2019 08 01 Bijyutsu Techo (The Note of Art) web edition reported as "A Dance Company Noism was examined thier continuation.”
2019 08 04 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism2 Special Showing Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation A showing of Noism repertoires and some work in progress by Yuki Yamada. For Noism sponcer members only. Not opened to the public. 12:30-13:30.
2019 08 08 Supporters Mail Magazine 004 was issued. (in Japanese)
2019 08 09 Supporters Mail Magazine 005 was issued. (in Japanese)
2019 08 14 Niigata Nippo published thier editorial on August 14 and asserted as follows; Noism is a cultural property of Niigata City, which has been developed since 15 years before. Niigata City should make development its Dancing Culture as to promote economic effects and regional vitalization. Mr. Nakahara, the mayor of Niigata City, should make his decision about Noism carefully.Noism should also think about what is needed to develop their activities rooted in the community.
2019 08 17 Asahi Shimbun Digital reported as 'What Noism will be? The international Dance Company and Financial difficulty of Niigata city' that history of Noism and its evaluation, current status of Niigata city, comment of Ms. Uesugi (Noism staff) and Ms. Koshino (Noism Supporters Unofficial), and an interview with Jo Kanamori.
2019 08 21 Mr. Hitoshi Terao, an associate professor of Faculty of Engineering, Niigata University (and a member of Noism Supporters Unofficial), contributed to the Niigata Nippo newspaper and said that Noism should inclease making thier works with artists in Niigata to improve theatrical culture of Niigata.
2019 08 24 Niigata Nippo published an interview with Jo Kanamori. Kanamori said as follows; When he started Noism in 2004, he looked to establish the theatrical culture 100 years later, and he would take it himself first 30 years. He would like to continue Noism. He beleives that the return to citizens is not only using local human power and/or local goods but also showing first class performance in the world to Niigata citizens. He hope that Noism to be what citizens beleive as first class in the world.
2019 08 27 UX Niigata TV 21 reported on their news on August 27 that Niigata City noticed to Noism to extend the contract for 2 years with some conditions.
2019 08 28 Niigata Nippo reported that Niigata City personnel met Jo Kanamori on August 24 and told their intention to extend the contract 2 years (until the end of August 2022) with some conditions; Mr. Nakahara, the mayor of Niigata city, said that he couldn't make comment because it was under negotiation. BSN and NHK Niigata also reported as same. NHK especially referred to the possibility of reducing subsidy from Niigata city. Refer to Suppoter's Mail Magazine 007 (Aug.30) for what reported by media later.
2019 08 28 Supporters Mail Magazine 006 was issued. (in Japanese)
2019 08 29 Niigata City renewed its website and published the results of its verification of Noism activities, and what requested to Noism in the recent negotiation for contract extension.
2019 08 30 Supporters Mail Magazine 007 was issued. (in Japanese)
2019 08 31 The 5th circle of Noism ends. Extension for one more year was announced in March, 2019.
2019 09 01 Extension period of the 5th circle of Noism (until August, 2020) The 6th circle of Noism (until August, 2022) starts.
2019 09 10 Noism started lessons and rehearsals in 16th season.
2019 09 16 1 Niigata Exhibition Hall, Toki Messe Opening Ceremony of The 34th National Cultural Festival - Niigata 2019, and The 19th Niigata National Arts abd Culture Festival for Persons with Disabilities Executive Committee of the 34th National Cultural Festival and the 19th National Arts and Culture Festival for Persons with Disabilities of Niigata Prefecture Dancers will be Sawako Iseki and Jo Kanamori. Length will be 3 min., or so.
2019 09 20-22 2 Toga (Toyama Pref., Japan) Toga Art Park of Toyama Prefecture The 9th Theatre Olympics; still/speed/silence by Jo Kanamori Theatre Olympics International Committee still/speed/silence (Direction, Choreography: Jo Kanamori, Music: Keiko Harada) will be performed. Dancers are Jo Kanamori and Sawako Iseki; named themselves Noism0.
2019 09 26 Supporters Mail Magazine 009 was issued. (in Japanese)
2019 09 26 Noism announced that the extension of their contract for the 6th Circle (from Sept. 01, 2019 to Aug. 31, 2022) has formally fixed.
2019 09 27 Supporters Mail Magazine 008 was issued. (in Japanese)
2019 09 27 Noism, Niigata City and Ryutopia had a press conference at Ryutopia. They formally announced the contract extention for Noism 6th Circle. Also announced was Noism performance in winter, 2019-2020.
Noism also announced that they have 3 companies (Noism0, Noism1 and Noism2) from 16th Season; Sawako Iseki, Jo Kanamori and Yuki Yamada are members of Noism0.
2019 09 29 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Talk Show 'Ryutokai' vol.21, Yuki Mori and Jo Kanamori - Is the dance company attached to a Japanese theater needed? Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Yuki Mori is a dancer, choreographer who has been an artistic director of public theater in Europe firstly as a Japanese person. He will provide a dance work to Noism1 for their performance on December, 2019.
2019 10 01 Supporters Mail Magazine 010 was issued. (in Japanese)
2019 10 19 1 Niigata Light and Sound Hall, Children Cleative Center, Ikutopia Shokuhana Noism Workshop for Children Niigata City and Children Cleative Center For primary school children. Reservation required. The lecturer is Yuki Yamada.
2019 10 22 Supporters Mail Magazine 011 was issued. (in Japanese)
2019 11 09-10 2 Tottori Former Kowashigawa Elementary School Gymnasium BeSeTo 26; Noism1 Mirroring Memories BeSeTo Japan Committee, Japan Performing Arts Foundation Performance will start at 17:00 on both day. Ticket will on sale from 10:00 on September 14. Call 0857-84-3268 (Bird Theatre) or mail to ticket@birdtheatre.org.
2019 11 19 Supporters Mail Magazine 012 was issued. (in Japanese)
2019 11 30 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism rehearsal opened to sponsor members Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Not opened to public.
2019 12 05 1 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Noism rehearsal opened to the media Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Not opened to public, but also opened to Noism sponsor members.
2019 12 06 Supporters Mail Magazine 013 was issued. (in Japanese)
2019 12 13-15 3 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Noism1+Noism0 Yuki Mori+Jo Kanamori Double Bill Niigata Performance Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation New works; Farben by Yuki Mori and CINEMATODANCE - Three Short Pieces by Jo Kanamori.
2019 12 17-19 3 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism workshops for Niigata Citizens Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation For regional contribution. Dec. 17: for dance club members of high schools in Niigata Prefecture. 26 persons from 7 schools will join; Dec. 18: for blind persons; Dec. 19: for dancers will join Jo Kanamori's work that will perform at the memorial performance of Niigata City Western-style Dance Association, Oct. 2020.
2019 12 24 Supporters Mail Magazine 014 was issued. (in Japanese)
2020 01 09 Supporters Mail Magazine 015 was issued. (in Japanese)
2020 01 17-19 3 Saitama Main Hall, Saitama Arts Theater Noism1+Noism0 Yuki Mori+Jo Kanamori Double Bill Saitama Performance Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation, Cosponsored by Saitama Arts Foundation New works; Farben by Yuki Mori and CINEMATODANCE - Three Short Pieces by Jo Kanamori.
2020 01 23 Supporters Mail Magazine 016 was issued. (in Japanese)
2020 01 31 1 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Simple version of Chronos Kairos 1 for Students of Niigata Municipal Hakushin Junior High School Niigata City Educational Committee, may be https://twitter.com/jokanamori/status/1223177865048420353
2020 02 02 A ceremony to support Noism Company Niigata with Mr. Masayuki Saito as the founder's representative was held at Gioia Mia Niigata.
https://twitter.com/NoismPR/status/1224542292565872640
https://twitter.com/jokanamori/status/1223939508288147462
2020 02 20 Supporters Mail Magazine 017 was issued. (in Japanese)
2020 03 03 Supporters Mail Magazine 018 was issued. (in Japanese)
2020 03 06-08 5 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism2 Regular Performance vol.11 Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Noism Repertoire by Jo Kanamori and a new work, Black Elephant by Yuki Yamada. Postponed untill July 2020 due to coronavirus counterplan; announced on Feb. 28.
2020 03 12 Supporters Mail Magazine 018 update was issued. (in Japanese)
2020 04 05 Noism2 member audition will be held at Ryutopia. Active period is not 2 years, but 1 year from Sept. 2020. Changed on March 27 to private audition due to avoid spread of cronavirus.
2020 04 14 Supporters Mail Magazine 019 was issued. (in Japanese)
2020 04 19 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Ballet / Pre-opening of Open Class by Noism Company Niigata Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation For junior-high school students or elder who have dance experience more than 3 years. Reservation required. Fee: 500 yen. Lecturer: Sawako Iseki. 19:30-20:45.
Cancelled due to avoiding COVID-19. (Apr.08)
2020 04 26 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia. Body Workshop for Children / Pre-opening of Open Class by Noism Company Niigata Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation For elementary school and junior-high school students and thier parents. Reservation required. Fee: 500 yen. Lecturer: Yuki Yamada.14:30-15:30.
Cancelled due to avoiding COVID-19. (Apr.08)
2020 05 10 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Body Workshop for Adults / Pre-opening of Open Class by Noism Company Niigata Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation For highschool students and elder. Reservation required. Fee: 500 yen. Lecturer: Yuki Yamada.14:30-15:45.
Cancelled due to avoiding COVID-19. (Apr.08)
2020 05 17 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Repertoire / Pre-opening of Open Class by Noism Company Niigata Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation For highschool students of elder who have dance experience more than 3 years.19:30-20:45.
Cancelled due to avoiding COVID-19. (Apr.08)
2020 05 17 1 Niigata Beans Hall, Niigata City Central Public Library Noism Talk Show 'Ryutokai' vol.22, Ayumu Eguchi and Jo Kanamori - Is it true that Niigata is a place of cultural desert? Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Ayumu Eguchi is the representative of NAMARA, a comedy group of Niigata.15:00-16:30. Postponed due to avoiding COVID-19. (altanative date is unknown; as of May 12)
2020 05 20 Supporters Mail Magazine 020 was issued. (in Japanese)
2020 06 12-14 3 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Experimental Dance vol.2 Le Sacre du printemps by Noism0 + Noism1 + Noism2 and Fratres III by Noism0 + Noism1, Niigata Performance Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Double bill of new works by Jo Kanamori.
Cancelled due to avoiding COVID-19. (may performe in summer, 2021) Preview performance in Niigata will be held on August 2020. (May 19)
2020 06 13-14 2 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Experimental Dance vol.2 Le Sacre du printemps by Noism0 + Noism1 + Noism2 reharsal Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Reservation required. Opened to Noism Sponsorship Members living in Niigata Prefecture only. Not opened to public. Limited to 50 audiences each.
2020 06 18 Supporters Mail Magazine 021 was issued. (in Japanese)
2020 06 19-21 3 Tokyo Playhouse, Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre Experimental Dance vol.2 Le Sacre du printemps by Noism0 + Noism1 + Noism2 and Fratres III by Noism0 + Noism1, Tokyo Performance Cancelled (May 19) Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Double bill of new works by Jo Kanamori.
Cancelled due to avoiding COVID-19. (May 19)
2020 07 02-03 2 Sapporo Creative Studio, Sapporo Caltural Arts Theater Experimental Dance vol.2 Le Sacre du printemps by Noism0 + Noism1 + Noism2 and Fratres III by Noism0 + Noism1, Sapporo Performance Sapporo Caultural Arts Foundation Officially announced on March 13. Officially cancelled (postponed) on May, 22. Also announced cancelling by Sapporo hitaru on May 25.
2020 07 10-12 4 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism2 Regular Performance vol.11 Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Postponed to July 10-12 due to coronavirus counterplan.
2020 07 17 Supporters Mail Magazine 022 was issued. (in Japanese)
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17th Season
Year Month Date Times of
Performance
City Venue Performance Title Promoter Note
2020 08 07 Kana Ikegaya, a member of Noism1, announced that she will leave noism on Sept. 2020. It was annouced officially that she leave Noism by the end of August. However, she will still be a member of Noism until a performance of Niigata City Wiestern-style Dance Association on October 4, because she is the rehearsal director of Jo Kanamori's work which is performed on the show.
2020 08 11 Supporters Mail Magazine 023 was issued. (in Japanese)
2020 08 26 It is announced that members of Noism Company Niigata in 17th season will be as follws; Noism0 = Jo KANAMORI (Artistic Director), Sawako ISEKI (Vice-Artistic Director), Yuki YAMADA (Noism1 Rehearsal Director) // Noism1 = Hsiang Yu CHAN, Geoffroy POPLAWSKI, Sena IMOTO, Kairi HAYASHIDA, Charlie LEUNG, Kai TOMIOKA, Ayami TOBA, Stephen QUILDAN, Maya NISHIZAWA, Rio MIYOSHI, Kota NAKAO; Associate Members = Karin SUGINO, Akira HIURA // Noism2 Rehearsal Director = Yuka ASAUMI; Noism2 = Honoka IKEDA, Milan Hajime KHANAL, Hikaru TSUBOTA, Tomomi NAKAMURA, Manami AOKI, Ikumi KANENOBU, Ayu KOBAYASHI, Keiko TSUCHIYA, Rino WATABE // Leavers = Kana IKEGAYA, Tyrone ROBINSON (former Noism1); Kana MORI, Mariya NAGASAWA, Remi HASHIMOTO (former Noism2) Hsiang Yu CHAN and Yuka ASAUMI (former Noism1 member) joined again. It was announced on July 14 that Geoffroy POPLAWSKI to left Noism by 16th Season, however, he remained. Hsiang Yu CHAN must not join Noism again (Oct.09)
2020 08 27 Niigata Nippo published a series of articles about current state of Noism; titled Current position of restarted Noism in total 4 times on today until September 1st. Those were followed by Supporters Mail Magazine No.024 (in Japanese).
2020 08 27-28 2 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia Experimental Dance vol.2 Le Sacre du printemps by Noism0 + Noism1 + Noism2 Preview Performance Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Those persons can not attend that coming from areas where COVID-19 emergency measures should be taken. No stage decorations and lightings. Addmission fee is requred. Reservation required. Limited to 50 audiences. Le Sacre du printemps, Fratres III and Adagio Assai (new work; tentative title; performed by Noism0; music=Piano Concerto in G major, 2nd mov. by M. Ravel) will be performed.
2020 08 31 The end of extended Noism 5th Circle.
2020 09 06 1 Tokyo Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre Le Sacre du Printemps Main Concert in TOKYO MET SaLaD MUSIC FESTIVAL 2020 Tokyo Metropolitan, Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra Noism will join the main program of SaLaD Music Festival. Date and frequency of performances are unknown. It was announced on Aug.03, that Performing date is Sept.06, and programs are Fratres Ⅲ and Adagio Assai.
2020 09 22 Noism 17th season started.
2020 09 23 Supporters Mail Magazine 024 was issued. (in Japanese)
2020 10 04 1 Niigata Theater, Ryutopia The 9th Joint Performance of Niigata City Western-style Dance Association Niigata City Western-style Dance Association At a path between rice-fields - 8 short pieces by Jo Kanamori is performed by selected dancers of Niigata City Western-style Dance Association; this is a part of Noism's contribution program to local community. Rehearsal director is Kana Ikegaya.
2020 10 04 1 Niigata Concert Hall, Ryutopia The 20th Concert of Group Niigata, a musical group of Japanese musical instruments Group Niigata Noism2 will perform with Niigata Illusion suite, composed by Makoto Goto, choreographed by Yuki Yamada.
2020 10 09 Noism published Video dance BOLERO 2020 online.
2020 10 11 1 Niigata Noh Theater, Ryutopia Noism Talk Show Ryutokai vol.22, Ayumu Eguchi and Jo Kanamori - Is it true that Niigata is a place of cultural desert? Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Ayumu Eguchi is the representative of NAMARA, a comedy group of Niigata. Postponed from May 17, due to COVID-19. 16:30-18:00; reservation required.
2020 10 13 Supporters Mail Magazine 025 was issued. (in Japanese)
2020 10 31 2 Niigata Light and Sound Hall, Children Cleative Center, Ikutopia Shokuhana Noism Body Workshop for Parents and Children Niigata City and Children Cleative Center Part 1: for kindergarten children and parents; Part 2: for primary school children and parents. To be charged. Reservation required.
2020 11 01 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Ballet Experience (beginners' course); Open Classes for Citizens Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Ballet experience not required. Yuka Asaumi is the lecturer. Reservation required.
2020 11 05 Supporters Mail Magazine 026 was issued. (in Japanese)
2020 11 08 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Body Workshop; Open Classes for Citizens Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation For everyone. Yuki Yamada is the lecturer. Reservation Required.
2020 11 15 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Repertoire Experience (beginners' course); Open Classes for Citizens Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Ballet experience not required. Yuka Asaumi is the lecturer. Reservation required.
2020 11 22 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Ballet (medium course); Open Classes for Citizens Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation For who has 5 years or more dance experience. Sena Imito is the lecturer. Reservation required.
2020 11 23 1 Toyohashi Main Hall, Toyohashi Arts Theatre Noism Dance Workshop Toyohashi Cultural Foundation An event associated with Toyohashi Performance on December. Bar lesson of Noism ballet and experience of a Noism repertory; Le Sacre du printemps. Participants are teens who have dance experiences.
2020 11 29 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Ballet Experience (beginners' course); Open Classes for Citizens Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Ballet experience not required. Yuka Asaumi is the lecturer. Reservation required.
2020 12 06 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Repertoire (medium course); Open Classes for Citizens Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation For who has 5 years or more dance experience. Geoffroy Poplawski and Kairi Hayashida are lecturers. Reservation required.
2020 12 09 Supporters Mail Magazine 027 was issued. (in Japanese)
2020 12 12 1 Toyohashi Main Hall, Toyohashi Arts Theatre Experimental Dance vol.2 Le Sacre du printemps by Noism0 + Noism1 + Noism2 and Fratres III by Noism0 + Noism1, Toyohashi Performance (Preview Performance) Toyohashi Cultural Foundation Not fixed yet. Officially announced on April 01, 2020. It was announced on Aug.01, that this is a preview performance, and Fratress III and Adagio Assai are accompanied.
2020 12 16 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism One Day School 2020 Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation For Members of High School Dance Clubs in Niigata Prefecture. Dancing experience of Le Sacre du Printemps. Lecturers are Geoffroy Poplawski and Noism1 members.
2020 12 17 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Workshop for Niigata City Ballet Association Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Lecturers are Sena Imoto and whole members of Noism1. Teaching material is a part of NINA - materialize sacrifice, a Noism repertory.
2020 12 24 1 Niigata Concert Hall, Ryutopia Ryutopia Organ Christmas Concert 2020 Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Noism will performe with The Nutcracker suite.
2020 12 25 The Agency for Cultural Affairs awarded the Grand Prize of TV Documentary Division of the 75th Art Festival Award to a tv program, named The value of Art; Dancer Jo Kanamori's 16 years of struggle, produced by Broadcasting System of Niigata.
2021 01 08 Supporters Mail Magazine 028 was issued. (in Japanese)
2021 01 10 1 Kyoto Main Hall, Rohm Theatre Kyoto Gagaku - Series Traditional Performing Arts as Theatrical Arts, Commemorative Event of the 5th anniversary of the opening of Rohm Theatre Kyoto Kyoto City, Rohm Theatre Kyoto=Kyoto City music art cultural Promoting Foundation Direction, Choreography: Jo Kanamori, Dancers: Noism0, Music: Reigakusha. Noism0 must dance with Gagaku.
2021 01 21 Niigata City pubrished an evaluation report of the 16th Season of Noism Company Niigata. Newspaper reported that Noism achieved their required level.
2021 01 22-2/11 12 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism0/Noism1 Duplex Niigata Performance Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Double bill with a new work The Garden of Remnant for Noism0 by Jo Kanamori (premiere: Jan 10, 2021 at Rohm Theatre Kyoto) and a new work Das Zimmer (The Room) for Noism1 by Yuki Mori. Venue capacity for each session is limited to 50 people at Niigata Performance.
2021 01 31 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Ballet Experience (beginners' course); Open Classes for Citizens Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Ballet experience not required. Yuka Asaumi is the lecturer. Reservation required.
2021 02 12 Jo Kanamori was prized the Grand Prize of the 15th Japan Dance Forum award.
2021 02 14 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Body Workshop for Children; Open Classes for Citizens Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation For primary school children. Experience is not required. Yuki Yamada is the lecturer. Reservation required.
2021 02 21 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Ballet (medium course); Open Classes for Citizens Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation For who has 5 years or more dance experience. Sena Imito is the lecturer. Reservation required.
2021 02 22 Supporters Mail Magazine 029 was issued. (in Japanese)
2021 02 25-28 5 Saitama Adaptable Theater, Saitama Arts Theater Noism0/Noism1 Duplex Saitama Performance Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Double bill with a new work The Garden of Remnant for Noism0 by Jo Kanamori (premiere: Jan 10, 2021 at Rohm Theatre Kyoto) and a new work Das Zimmer (The Room) for Noism1 by Yuki Mori.
2021 02 28 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Ballet Experience (beginners' course); Open Classes for Citizens Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Ballet experience not required. Yuka Asaumi is the lecturer. Reservation required.


Plan for the Future
Year Month Date Times of
Performance
City Venue Performance Title Promoter Note
2021 03 06 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Body Workshop; Open Classes for Citizens Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation For everyone. Yuki Yamada is the lecturer. Reservation Required.
2021 03 07 1 Niigata Studio B, Ryutopia Noism Talk Show Ryutokai vol.23, Un Yamada and Jo Kanamori Niigata City Art and Culture Promotion Foundation Un Yamada is a dancer, choreographer and the leader of Un Yamada Co.
2021 03 13 1