The berlin based japanese dancer collective O:ttanz presents:
Dance as you live -
Live as you dance….
O:ttanz is Japanese dancer collective based in Berlin.
Dancers: Mana Tada, Mariko Koh, Max Levy, Rieko Okada
about the Artists...
was born in Tokyo, completed his training at the prestigious San Francisco Ballet Trainee Program, under the direction of Jean-Yves Esquerre. He has danced numerous roles by prominent choreographers including Crystal Pite, William Forsythe, Johan Inger, Mats Ek and Ohad Naharin, most recently with Staatsballett Nürnberg. He now works as a freelance dancer and choreographer, his work being performed in evenings with the Staatsballett Nürnberg, the Freier Tanz im Delta Festival in Mannheim, as well as being awarded „Best Dancer“ by SOLOCOREGRAFICO 2017, and reaching the Top 10 Finalists of the 32nd International Choreography Competition in Hannover. His most recent work „Consumption“ premiered as a part of IMAGES, a collaborative evening between selected choreographers and dancers from Staatsballett Berlin and the freelance scene from Berlin.
from Kyoto received her dance education from 2008-2012 at Kobe College in Kobe, Japan.
In 2012-13 she was an ensemble member of the Ballet junior de Genève. In 2013-14 she had a commitment at the Stadttheater Bremerhaven. Then she worked as a freelance dancer in productions at the UnterwegsTheater Heidelberg, Grand Théâtre de la Ville du Luxembourg, steptext Dance Project, Vuyani Dance Company, Forum am Schlosspark Stadt Ludwigsburg.
was born in Tokyo. Trained classical ballet in Japan and USA.
After completing her education at San Francisco Ballet School, she joined Star Dancers Ballet in Tokyo 2003-2007.
As a freelancer she was the member of Arsenale della Danza 2009 with La biennale di Venezia under the direction of Ismael Ivo.
Based in Berlin since 2011, worked at several projects with dancers, musicians, photographers, painters and among other artists.
was born in Tokyo. After completing ballet education at the Russia Ballet Institute Tokyo, she graduated with diploma from Konservatorium der Stadt Wien. During her last year, she joined the Volksoper Wien, followed by engagements with Theater Pforzheim, Theater Ulm, Anhaltisches Theater, Theater Regensburg, Theater Nordhausen, Tiroler Landestheater.
She was chosen for the best artist of the season 2010 at Tiroler Landestheater.