July 2022 Noism × Kodo Collaboration (Japan Tour)

Noism × Kodo: From Niigata to the World

In the summer of 2022, Kodo will collaborate on a brand new touring production with Noism Company Niigata, the resident dance company at Ryutopia Niigata City Performing Arts Center.

Kodo and Noism are contemporaries in the Niigata arts world who create dynamic productions for the global stage. This collaboration will see the ensembles come together to develop and premiere a new work in Niigata that will tour throughout Japan. The collaboration will feature original music by modern composer Keiko Harada.

Tour Schedule

Niigata July 1 (Fri)–3 (Sun), 2022 Ryutopia Niigata City Performing Arts Center
Saitama July 8 (Fri)–10 (Sun), 2022 Saitama Arts Theater
Kyoto July 17 (Sun), 2022 ROHM Theatre Kyoto
Aichi July 23 (Sat), 2022 Aichi Prefectural Art Theater
Yamagata July 30 (Sat), 2022 Shogin Tact Tsuruoka
*Schedule may be subject to change.



Noism “The Rite of Spring” Photo: Kishin Shinoyama

Noism Company Niigata


Noism x Kodo Directors’ Chat

This is a video from June 2020 of an online chat between the directors of Noism and Kodo, Jo Kanamori and Yuichiro Funabashi. They discussed the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on their activities, their ensembles then and moving forward, and the value of performing arts culture.
Length: 30 mins. / Language: Japanese