Genealogy of Dance
This project focused on the history of Western dance and the dancers' careers through three leading Japanese female dance artists, Yoko Ando, Hana Sakai, and Megumi Nakamura. It investigated notions of "inheritance/reconstruction" of dance by presenting both a foundational work and a newly created work in succession.
Premiere: October 2021 Aichi Prefectural Art Theater
The Dying Swan and Its Cause of Death
Ryu Suzuki Triple Bill
Based on the underlying theme of "Does my body belong to me?" - a question that became close to our lives during the COVID-19 pandemic - DaBY's first ever Associate Choreographer Ryu Suzuki presented three new works that were collectively created in collaboration with dramaturgs and set designers.
Premiere: December 2021 Aichi Prefectural Art Theater
never thought it would
When will we ever learn?
Roma Hashimoto × Yae Yamamichi
DaBY Resident Artist Roma Hashimoto and Yae Yamamichi, a Japanese traditional musician, collaborated for the first time to present a new work.
Premiere: December 2021 DaBY Performing Arts Selection 2021