More news out of Japan via Tokyo Stages! 2018/9 looks to be a great year to visit New National again! I was incredibly impressed when I toured the building in April thanks to my dance confidant and friend with the help of her friend at their archives. National support and funding goes a long way. And though the entire operation isn’t without its own internal faults and issues, I feel like steps are being made to make New National Theatre an outstanding artistic avenue for Japan in the years to come.
Eriko Ogawa has been announced as the next theatre artistic director for the New National Theatre, Tokyo. The announcement came on June 21st, with Ogawa being named alongside the next directors for the NNTT’s traditional dance and opera divisions. Born in 1978, Ogawa will take over from Keiko Miyata from the 2018/19 season. Being one […]