Nobuko Tanaka

Nobuko Tanaka is a stage writer who has regularly contributed contemporary theater and dance articles to The Japan Times since 2001. She also writes for several Japanese and overseas magazines and web sites. As a promoter, she takes Japanese artists to foreign theater festivals.

For Nobuko Tanaka's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Fuerza Bruta re-interprets a night out at the theater

Aug 10, 2017

Fuerza Bruta re-interprets a night out at the theater

Since Argentinian physical theater troupe Fuerza Bruta burst onto the scene in Buenos Aires in 2005, some 5 million people in more than 30 countries have experienced its high-energy, postmodern productions, which are often tailored to wherever they're staged. This time, the stage is Tokyo's ...

Satoshi Miyagi makes history on a stage in France

| Jul 20, 2017

Satoshi Miyagi makes history on a stage in France

The government's Cool Japan initiative may be focused on spreading anime around the world, but Japanese culture scored a significant victory in France earlier this month in the world of theater. Director Satoshi Miyagi, 58, became the first Asian dramatist to present the opening play ...