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Seinendan International Collaboration Project "GHOSTs"

  • Organization : Agora Planning, Ltd.
  • Section : International project
  • Type of Grant Program : Single
  • Art Forms : Theater


Based on Pascal Rambert’s 2017 work “GHOSTs,” and this time featuring a Japanese script penned by Oriza Hirata and direction by Rambert himself, this version based on Japanese history and culture breathes fresh creative life into the work. It is the culmination of more than a decade of exchanges and collaboration with Pascal Lambert and the Gennevilliers National Drama Center. This collaboration of leading artists from Japan and France is widely expected to raise the bar for arts and culture in Japan.

Written and directed by: Pascal Rambert
Japanese script: Oriza Hirata
Cast: Shogo Tanigawa, Tomomi Yonezu, Issei Mori, Gaku Sato, Yoshikuni Matsuzaki, Megumi Nagoya


Seinendan Theatre Company
Seinendan Theatre Company was formed in 1983 by Oriza Hirata. It has been highly acclaimed both within Japan and overseas for its quiet, intricate productions using unique staging techniques. The company’s 2007 joint production with France’s Centre Dramatique National, “Chants d’Adieu,” became a long-running hit in France; since then Seinendan has worked on numerous joint productions with French actors and directors. Since 2008, the company has worked with Osaka University to produce plays in which humans act alongside robots. Its 2012 “Three Sisters, Android Version” and 2014 “Metamorphose, Android Version” have been performed both within Japan and overseas to tremendous acclaim, garnering attention from all quarters with their blend of science, art, and advanced knowledge of a variety of different fields.


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Komaba Agora Theatre, Meguro City, Tokyo