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A tale of transformation (Seeking child performers)

Dance workshop & performance

  • Theater / Dance ,
  • Kids / Youth ,
  • Workshop

Performance Kids Tokyo seeking child performers
Create an original stage piece with choreographer Chie Ito, active in Japan and abroad!
Also featuring artist D[di:]!
During the summer vacation, children and their new friends will create a work incorporating their ideas with dance and other artistic expression. The work will then be performed on stage at IMA Hall on the final day.

What is Performance Kids Tokyo?
Professional performing artists in fields such as dance and theater will visit schools and cultural facilities , conducting workshops and creating original stage productions in which the children have leading roles.


Chie Ito (choreographer / director / Artistic Director of Strange Kinoko Dance Company)
D[di:] (writer / illustrator / artist)


9 days
Monday, August 7, 10:00-12:00
Tuesday, August 8, 10:00-12:00
Wednesday, August 9, 10:00-12:00
Saturday, August 12, 10:00-12:00
Sunday, August 13, 10:00-12:00
Monday, August 14, 10:00-12:00
Thursday, August 17, 13:00-16:00
Friday, August 18, 13:00-16:00
Saturday, August 19, 10:00-(Rehearsal)/14:30-(Performance)


IMA Hall

Eligible participants

Children of 3rd to 6th graders of elementary school






[Official website]
Please apply using the form here (in Japanese).
Please fill in the required details on the flyer application form and send to 03-5961-5738.
*Applicants will be contacted within one week of receipt of application forms.

Deadline for applications
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 (applications received on the day are valid)
*Applicants will be informed of results by Wednesday, June 21.

*Your personal information will only be used in connection with Performance Kids Tokyo activities and providing details for the event, and will be properly handled.
*Program contents may be subject to change depending on weather conditions and other unavoidable circumstances.

Please note:

  • In principle participants must attend the whole program.
  • To be decided by lottery if oversubscribed, with priority given to those new to Performance Kids Tokyo.
  • It is a condition for participation that applicants are able to attend between Thursday, August 17 and Saturday, August 19.


NPO Children Meets Artist



Organized by
Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture), NPO Children Meet Artists
Co-organized by
IMA Hall
Supported by and in Cooperation with
Tokyo Metropolitan Government