What we do

Tokyo Festival 2017

This international theater arts festival presents various productions, including radical stage productions from Japan and other countries and accessible theatrical works, as well as programs based in the local area. (Participating projects/organizations: Festival/Tokyo 2017, Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre Autumn Selection, TOSHIMA International City of Arts & Culture Program, Asian Performing Arts Forum)


Ikebukuro area


Organized by
Tokyo Festival Executive Committee [Arts Council Tokyo & Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture), Toshima City, Toshima Mirai Cultural Foundation, Festival/Tokyo Executive Committee, Asia Performing Arts Festival Executive Committee]

Events Information

Festival/Tokyo 2017

Saturday, September 30 – Sunday, November 12 2017

Festival/Tokyo 2017 is one of the largest international performing arts festivals in Japan, which introduces the many-sided appeal of contemporary performing arts, and explores their further possibilities.

Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre Autumn Selection

Tuesday, October 17 – Sunday, November 19 2017

Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre will feature four programs by the hosting enterprises that are particularly cosmopolitan, and artistically innovative.

TOSHIMA International City of Arts & Culture Program

Friday, September 22 – Sunday, October 22 2017

Toshima City aspires to become an “International City of Arts & Culture” – a theater city where the whole city is a stage, and where everyone can be the star.

APAF-Asian Performing Arts Forum

Friday, December 1 – Monday, December 4 2017

APAF-Asian Performing Arts Forum is set up as a place for young Asian theater people to meet and produce shows together.

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