Yoshie Abe

Yoshie Abe

Name:
Yoshie Abe
Date of Birth:
Dec. 27, 1980
Birthplace:
Kunitachi, Tokyo

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Yoshie Abe (née Sunahata) entered the Kodo Apprentice Centre in 1999 and became a member of Kodo in 2002. On stage, she is mainly featured on taiko drums and vocals. In 2009 & 2010, Yoshie appeared in the Akram Khan Company production "Gnosis," where she played taiko, sang, and danced opposite Akram Khan. This performance earned her nominations in 2010 for the 11th Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards for Outstanding Female Performance (Modern) and the Olivier Award for Outstanding Contribution to Dance. In Dec. 2010, Yoshie stepped down from the Kodo stage to start a family, remaining within the Kodo group behind the scenes. In April 2016, as a mother of two, Yoshie returned to the Kodo stage under her married name: Abe. In 2016, she was featured on the recording for contemporary dance production "Cross Transit" and appeared as a guest artist in flamenco company Arte y Solera's new work, "Issui no Yume."

Yuichiro
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Yoshikazu
Fujimoto
Chieko
Kojima
Yoko
Fujimoto
Motofumi
Yamaguchi
Eiichi
Saito
Tomohiro
Mitome
Yoshie
Abe
Mitsuru
Ishizuka
Yosuke
Oda
Masayuki
Sakamoto
Kenta
Nakagome
Tsuyoshi
Maeda
Eri
Uchida
Yosuke
Kusa
Maya
Minowa
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Akiko
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Yuta
Sumiyoshi
Jun
Jidai
Koki
Miura
Shunichiro
Kamiya
Ryoma
Tsurumi
Kengo
Watanabe
Ryotaro
Leo Ikenaga
Hayato
Otsuka
Reo
Kitabayashi
Masaya
Koike
Tomoe
Miura
Mizuki
Yoneyama
Issei
Kohira
Masayasu
Maeda
Koji
Miyagi
Kodai
Yoshida
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