Ancient Greek ideas get a fresh airing in Japan with 'The Great Tamer'

Stage Jun 18, 2019

Ancient Greek ideas get a fresh airing in Japan with 'The Great Tamer'

Greek artist Dimitris Papaioannou burst fully-formed as a choreographer and director onto the international stage with his stunning triumph directing the opening and closing ceremonies of the Athens Olympics in 2004. He has been popular ever since, yet his work consistently retains an avant-garde ...

Dancer Kaiji Moriyama celebrates ninja in his latest work

Stage May 23, 2019

Dancer Kaiji Moriyama celebrates ninja in his latest work

A creative yet shy child fascinated with origami and crafts, Kaiji Moriyama discovered dance late, at the age of 21 while a university student. He has certainly made up for the lost time, though. Just seven years since first studying the art form, ...