CV

contact : 017kimura@gmail.com
Reina Kimura

1982 born in Aomori city Aomori Prefecture Japan
Live in Tokyo Works in Tokyo and Kobe
2019- Saison Foundation Saison FellowⅠ

Dance Training 

1986-2004 Modern and Ballet study from Reiko Shibuya
2004- Noguchi method study from Mari Osanai
2008- Tsugaru Hand Dance study from Yoshiya Ishikawa Master Tsugaru Tedori Ishikawa ryu
2010- Yoga Study from Megumi Kamimura
2011 Dance and Dance theory study from Hironobu Oikawa.
2015-2018 Gyozanryu Kakinaizawa Shi-Shi Odori (Sioned Huws ‘Odori-Dawns-Dance’)

Education 

2005 Aomori Public University, Aomori, Japan / Economics of management
2013 Dance Study Abroad @ Kobe Choreographer Course Scholarship Student (Aug.2012 – Mar.2013), Organized by the Agency for Cultural Affairs and NPO Dance Box

Performances and Projects

2021 First performance by inviting the audience to the itoguchi
Kamimura Kikaku “STREET MUTTERS #2” Choreographed and Performanced by Megumi Kamimura, Reina Kimura (itoguchi, Tokyo) info: Megumi Kamimura web Review by Kenta Yamazaki : artscape 2021/09/15
2021 “itoguchi Opening Performance vol.2” video released with text (charged)
2021 Chelfitsch×Otagiri×Kouki Tange “out rap” Delivery commemoration online talk event ‘Think about choreography’ Moderator: Kenta Yamazaki  Speaker: Reina Kimura  Yurika Kuremiya  Daichi Nakamura  Saori Hara Archive
2021 “Dance for yahiro8” (yahiro8, Tokyo)
2021 Rikkyo University College of Contemporary Psychology Department of Expression Studies College Integrated Course 4 “Life and dance” (Instructor:Miyagawa Mariko ) Participate as a guest speaker.
2021 After-school Diversity Dance WS & Final performance (Kunitachi Community Arts Center, Tokyo) Participate as Researcher / Choreography Advisor
Documentary video Documentary video short Archive document Debriefing session archive video
2021 New choreography work「6stesps」Work-in Progress & Discussion (Morishita Studio, Tokyo)
2021 “itoguchi Opening Performance vol.1” video released with text (charged)
2020【New attempt / work】I set up a small creative base “itoguchi”, meaning is a clue to dance and various things in the suburbs of Tokyo. We aim to be a place that can be a clue for someone while connecting with various people and places. About “itoguchi”, we will publish it in text (charged).  I also write it in English so that it can be conveyed even a little.  About “itoguchi”
2020 DANCE BOX Lighting Study Group 2020 “Solo Dance Trial Performance” (Art Theater db Kobe, Hyogo, Japan) “Kimura and Mogi ” Choreographed and danced by Reina Kimura  Lighting by Mogi Kinoe
2020 10/1〜10/31  “born somewhere, live somewhere. Beppu” Limited time video release & invitation to participate in creation  / I was able to create with many people through email exchange & work documentary video.Thank you for participating.
2020 Gekidan-Dancers Second performance “Tocho-mae”[Toshiki Okada《NŌ THEATER》](SCOOL,Tokyo, Japan) 
Directed and performed by Tomoyo Okada  Megumi Kamimura  Reina Kimura  Takumi-chan / Literature club Keisuke Sakurai  Maron Shibukawa
Organized by Dance-Sakusenkaigi  SCOOL HP Online Post Performance Talk  Review
2020 Residence and creation 2019 at Beppu City, Reina Kimura ‘born somewhere, live somewhwere.’ Research, WS, Creation, Performance (Bluebird Theatre, Oita, Japan)
2020 Talk event ‘Community, Dance and Life Connected by Artist-in-Residence. Artist ver.’ (ArtTheater dB KOBE, Japan)
2020 TPAM 2020 Thanapol Virulhakul ’ The Retreat’ (Yokohama Boat Theater, Yokohama, Japan)
2019 Private Artist in Residence Nagano Curated by Tomonori Fujisawa (Nagano, Japan)
2019 ‘Sumi Dance’ site-specific participatory performance (Yahiro, Tokyo, Japan)
2019 Sendai Dance Project 2 ‘Trace Sendai with your body’ / Japanese paper × body / traditional dance × body / Body facilitator (Sendai Cultural Foundation, Sendai, Japan)
2019 Reina Kimura ‘contact point’ KYOTO EXPERIMENT 2019 Fringe Open Entry Performance (Ha-Ha apartment, Kyoto, Japan)
2019 Dance film screening & study meeting ‘born somewhere, live somewhere.’ (Morishita Studio, B Studio, Tokyo, Japan)
2019 ‘Challenge song and Free song’ (SCOOL, Tokyo, Japan)
2019 Reina Kimura ✕ Teppei Kuramoto dance ’My favorite paths Nara’ (Naramachi Monogatari-kan, Nara, Japan)
2019 Screening meeting at vol. 1 Toyohashi ‘born somewhere, live somewhere.’ (Mizunoue, Aichi, Japan)
2019 Reina Kimura appeared in ucnv’s film work with Megumi Kamimura, Mitsuru Tokisato. EXHIBITION Fijictos (3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo)
2019 A story of a dead princess who did not want to sing’Written by Daisuke Kishii Choreographed by Reina Kimura Danced by Kiyosuyonesuku, Reina Kimura (BUoY, Tokyo, Japan)
2019- Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL ‘After-school Diversity Dance’ Research, WS as ADD Kunitachi-city Researcher (Tokyo, Japan)
2018 Midori welfare home ✕ Osamu Jareo “Meet with body and body” (ST spot Yokohama,Base maintenance business of art culture activity in the field of welfare) Join as an assistant.
2018 Zubu and Jibu presents The Small Theater of Many Orders vol.1 Reina Kimura ‘Until the alarm sounds’ (Osaka Kyu Zubu Tei, Japan)
2018 Toyohashi Arts Theatre PLAT ‘Dance Residence’ Toyohashi Artist In Residence 2018 ‘born somewhere, live somewhere.’ project / Creation & Performance (PLAT, Aichi, Japan)
2018 flatplatkitekite 2018 Curated by KENTARO!! Reina Kimura ‘contact point’ (RAFT, Tokyo, Japan)
2018 Sioned Huws Odori-Dawns-Dance Residency at PARC-Performing Arts Research Center as a part of Dance 4 Garden (Florence, Italy)
2018 Body research Dance Festivai vol.1 Reina Kimura ‘ato’ (sendai mediatheque, Miyagi, Japan)
2018 Private Artist in Residence Nagano Curated by Tomonori Fujisawa (Nagano, Japan)
2018 SICF 19 PLAY Reina Kimura ’ one day of such and such shop’ (Spiral Garden, Tokyo, Japan)
2018 TPAM 2018 Sioned Huws ‘Odori-Dawns-Dance’- Performance Presentation & Talk Event (Bank ART Studio NYK, Yokohama, Japan) Sioned Huws ‘Odori-Dawns-Dance’ Residency, Research, Presentation (Sumita town, Iwate Japan / Tokyo Japan)
2017 `born somewhere, live somewhere’ Performance in City Dance Festival Hong Kong by The East Asia Dance Platform / Yokohama Art Foundation)
2017 Reina Kimura & Anna Kuroda Residency, Research, Presentation / Critical Path, Tasdance (Tasmania, Sydney, Australia)
2017 Art Camp Tango 2017 Residency, Research, Performance (Kyoutango, Kyoto, Japan)
2017 Shimatsu wo kaku, Daisuke Kishii Letter drama ‘The cat of Ettakku Island ’ (Tokyo, Japan)
2017 Exhibition ‘ Shimatsu wo kaku’ Dance ‘contact point’ Reina Kimura ( Setagaya Lifestyle Design Center 4F, Tokyo, Japan)
2017 Dance4 Nottdance 2017 ‘Odori-Dawns-Dance: Forest and Clearing’ UK Residency, Research, Workshop, Presentation (Nottingham, UK)
2017 Critical Paths ‘Odori-Dawns-Dance’ ‘Aomori Aomori’ Research, Workshop, Presentation (Sydney, Australia)
2017 ‘Odori-Dawns-Dance’ creation & presentation (Morishita studio, Tokyo)
2016 ‘Odori-Dawns-Dance’ Presentation with Kakinaizawa-Shishiodori Deer Dance and friends (Sumita Town Hall, Iwate, Japan)
2016 ‘Odori-Dawns-Dance’ Research in Iwate (Iwate, Japan)
2016 Reina Kimura, Juri Nishioka ‘dance of alluvial gold’ and Reina Kimura solo, Juri Nishioka solo (studio flaneur, Kobe, Japan)
2016 Umishitagi「Happy Lucky Radio Dance」Reina choreographs UmiShitagi ‘Poirot-chan’ as a guest choreographer (UrBANGUILD, Kyoto, Japan)
2016 KITAKYUSYU PERFORMING ARTS CENTER「DANCE20min.」Reina Kimura, Juri Nishioka ‘dance of alluvial gold’ (Kitakyusyu, Japan)
2016 Sakaiki PLAY-ACT vol.6’ (Kissa Sakaiki/ Tokyo) ‘Aizuchi’ Choreographed by Reina Kimura, Danced by Kota Nagaya
2016 ‘Solo for you’ Performed by Reina Kimura (Aomori)
2015 ‘Odori-Dawns-Dance’ Meeting, Dancing party (Yonezeki community center, Iwate)
2015 Rikuzentakata Artist in Residence program 2015 ‘Nice Meeting You’ (Mirai Shoutengai, Iwate)
2015 ‘Odori-Dawns-Dance’ presentation (Morishita studio, Tokyo)
2015 Residency in Rikuzentakata/Fukushima Japan with Sioned Huws International project《Odori-Dawns-Dance》Found: SAISON FOUNDATION
2015 Site specific performance ‘My Favorite Paths’ (Kobe Shinnagata, Japan)
2015 ‘Aomori Project: Repetition’ Sioned Huws, Reina Kimura duo (London, Bournemouth UK)
2015 Dancer in Ide Shigehiro(idevian crew)’s work (Art Theater db Kobe, Hyogo, Japan)
2015 KYOUKIRANBU04 ‘TURN TABLE’ Reina Kimura, Hiroyuki Miura duo (Okayama Japan)
2015 International festival of extraordinary dance and performance Nottdance Festival 2015 ‘Aomori Project: Repetition’ (Nottingham, UK)
2015 Artist in Residency 2 months, Kinosaki International Arts Center ‘born somewhere, live somewhere-live in Kinosaki-’ (Hyogo, Japan )
2014 Site specific performance ‘one day of such and such shop’ (Kobe Shinnagata, Japan)
2014 Yahiro Dance Project Research and Performance ‘time until here, time from here.’ (yahiro 8, Tokyo, Japan)
2014 Toyota Choreography Award 2014 ‘Nextage’ (Setagaya Public Theatre, Tpkyo, Japan)
2014 Aomori Project Europe tour (UK ,Italy ,Wals)
2014 TPAM Direction Aomori Project Performance ‘Aomori, Amori’ (KAAT, Yokohama Japan)
2014 Yokohama Dance Collection EX 2014 Conpetition1 ‘born somewhere, live somewhere.’ (Yokohama Red Brick hall, Kanagawa, Japan)
2014 ‘born somewhere, live somewhere.’ Work in progress (Aomori Contemporary Art Center, Aomori, Japan )
2014 Aomori Project Performance ‘Aomori, Aomori’ (Aomori Contemporary Art Center, Aomori, Japan )
2013 Residence in Aomori, Japan with Sioned Huws for Aomori Project
2013 solo ‘Apartment’ (Art Theater db Kobe, Hyogo, Japan)
2013 Residence & field work in Tottori, Yamaguchi, Kitakyushu, Kagoshima Japan
2013 E45 Napori Fringe FestivalFaburica Europe Festival (Cango, Florence, Italy)
2013 ‘Aomori Aomori, Climate, Body and Soul’ work in progress event (Chapter Art center, Cardiff /Greenwich Dance, London, UK)
2013 Aomori Project re-creation & residence in UK (Chapter Art Center, Cardiff/ Greenwich Dance, London) Found: JAPAN FOUNDATION, Welsh Government
2013 RHYTHM/PRESENCE International Drawing Exhibition Sioned Huws ‘Aomori Project’ (IADT,Dublin / RIBA,Manchester / 4RD & CUBE , London, UK)
2013 Dance Performance ‘house’ (Kobe Kotobuki house, Hyogo, Japan)
‘born somewhere, live somewhere.’ (Art Theater db Kobe, Hyogo, Japan)
2012 ‘Aomori Project: Of Landscapes Remembered’ Singapore, ‘da:ns’ Festival (Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, Singapore)
2012 Dancer in ‘the future for concealed sensation’ SALERNO-ITALIA AOMORI-JAPAN by Norioko Kato, Claudio Malangone (SPACE DENEGA, Hirosaki / Za-Koenji2, Tokyo, Japan)
2012 Sioned Huws ‘Aomori Project : Repetition’ Fabbrica Europe Festival (Florence, Italy / Greenwich Dance, London /Ruthun Craft Centre, Chapter, Wales, UK )
2012 Solo performance ‘ORI-ORI’ curated by Mari Osanai (Auga, Aomori, Japan)
2011-12 Location & Studio Movement Research ‘Tamagawa-Jyousui’ Tokyo, with choreographer, Biyo Kikuchi
2011 Performance ‘Her Reading’ curated by Yasuka Okazaki (yahiro8, Tokyo, Japan)
2011 Sioned Huws ‘Aomori Project: Of Landscape Remembered’ (Chapter,Cardiff, Greenwich Dance, London,/Galeri Caernarfon, UK)
2011 Sioned Huws ‘Aomori project 2011’ (Aomori Contemporary Art Center, Aomori / BankART Studio NYK, Yokohama, Japan)
2010 Sioned Huws ‘Aomori Project STAGE 1’ (Aomori Contemporary Art Center / Morishita Studios, Tokyo Japan)
2010 Movement Research with choreographer Megumi Kamimur (Aomori Contemporary Arts Centre, Japan)
2009 Dance performance ‘Sea Saw’ choreograph by Mari Osanai, collaboration with sculpture artist Tsuneo Narumi (Atelier Green Park, Aomori, Japan)
2008 UK-Japan 2008 solo performance ‘Aomori Project’ choreograph by Sioned Huws. collaboration with Installation artist Alan Goulbourn (Chapter, Cardiff, UK )
2008 Solo performance ‘Promise’ in collaboration with composer Kei Shii (Aomori Contemporary Art Center, Aomori, Japan)
2008 Dance performance ‘LUNA FOREST’ in collaboration with Daniel, Asami Yoshiga, Kei Shii, Noriko Kato (Aomori Contemporary Art Center, Aomori, Japan )
2007 Dancer in ‘Dance drama Aleko’ by Maki Morisia, kazutomi Kouzuki, Kouji Hasegawa, (Aomori Museum Of Art, Aomori, Japan)
2007 Dancer in ‘The festival of a dance vol 2’ by Mari Osanai ( Auga, Aomori, Japan)
2006 Dancer in ‘Drama Syuji Terayama’ by Mari Osanai, Kouji Hasegawa (Aomori Museum Of Art, Aomori, Japan)
2005 Dancer in ‘The festival of a dance’ by Mari Osanai (Aomori City Hall, Aomori, Japan)