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Kentaro Kujirai & Barabbas Okuyama Rome and London Tour

  • Organization : Kentaro Kujirai & Barabbas Okuyama
  • Section : International project
  • Type of Grant Program : Single Individual
  • Art Forms : Dance


Due to concerns over the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) and in consideration of the health and safety of participants and staff members, this program was canceled.

On invitation from London’s Japan Festival and Rome’s Malafronte art center, performances and a Butoh workshop series were scheduled to be held in those cities, but due to precautions against the spread of coronavirus the project was canceled.

Japan Festival
Featured performances
Barabbas Okuyama solo dance “TRIGGER POINT – Nature”
Kentaro Kujirai & Barabbas Okuyama “A Hum San Sui”

Rome performance
Featured performances
Kentaro Kujirai & Barabbas Okuyama “A Hum San Sui,” “Hi no shi du ku”
5-session 4-day workshop series for local dancers and the general public


Kentaro Kujirai & Barabbas Okuyama
Born in Japan in the 1960s, the two major bases of Butoh that fundamentally changed the concept of dance, Akira Kasai’s Tenshikan and Akaji Maro’s Dairakudakan,.Kujirai and Okuyama stadied these companies . They respectively, inherited Butoh and developed the next generation of dance. Established in 2019 with the aim of. Duo’s work “A Hum San Sui” was invited to the 2019 International ChangMu Festival in Korea and was well received.


Kentaro Kujirai
Kentaro Kujirai & Barabbas Okuyama
303 Central apartment Idea 1-9-1
Sennin-cho , Hachioji-shi , Tokyo, Japan


Teatro Basilica, Rome,Italy
Spin Time Labs, Rome, Italy
The Coronet theatre, London, England