主宰者プロフィール of 【公開中】アネックス仙川ファクトリー

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 幼少より、森嘉子舞踊研究所入所。藤井公・利子主宰東京創作舞踊団で長く主役ダンサーで活躍、 多くの賞を受賞。1977年文化庁芸術家在外研修員として渡仏、渡米。帰国後、加藤みや子ダンススペース設立。 振付家として内外に認められる。又ジャンルや技術に捕らわれないワークショップ活動や野外での環境を 取り込んだ公演も展開中。近年では1989年より続けているアーティストのコラボレーションHOT HEAD WORKSを 3年連続シリーズとして展開中。2000年〈スカイドアアートプレイス青山〉、2002年は〈スパイラルホール〉、 2003年は〈横浜赤レンガ倉庫1号館〉で開催、2008年国際交流基金主催事業ブラジル5都市巡回公演に招聘され、「SAND TOPS」「赤い土」「日記」を発表、大きな反響を呼んだ。
 アメリカンダンスフェスティバル、ジェイコブスピロウダンスフェスティバル、ペプシコサマーフェスティバル に招待参加。ニューヨーク公演、仏バニヨレ国際振付賞本選参加。また舞踊団公演と平行し、他ジャンルアーティストと、 ソロダンスによる、コラボレーション公演を続けている。

東京新聞主催全国舞踊コンクール審査委員、日本大学芸術学部講師。

Miyako Kato
Began dancing as a young child under the tutelage of Yoshiko Mori. Later, she studied with Koh &Toshiko Fujii,and served as a principal member of Tokyo Sosaku Buyodan. In 1977,Kato studied in France and the United states,under a one-year grant from the Agency of Cultural Affairs of Japan. Upon returning to Japan, Kato founded her compamy, Miyako Kato Dance Space,,and gained recognition at both at home and abroad.
Kato has been invited to perform at such festival as the American Dance Festival, Pepsico Summer Festival, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, and the Rencontres Internationales Choreographiques be Bagnolet. As both a solo dancer and a choreographer, Kato has won numerous national awards including the Education Minister Award, the New Star Award(Modern Dance Society ) the Saitama International Original Dance Grand Prix, the 1994 Award of Dance Critics Society of Japan, and the 1997 Nimura Dance Award.
Particularly interested in collaborating with other artists, Kato has worked with musicians Soumei Sato ,Yasukazu, Bill Williams ,Midori Takada, as well as visual artists Minako Miwa , Mimi Gross, and Takuji Azechi, among others. She has also choreographed for Opera“Tojirareta Fune (The Sealed Boat)”by Maki Ishii, using dancer from Dairakudakan . In the dance world, she has collaborated with such artists as Akira Kasai , Kim Itoh, Yoko Andou, Kaoru Ishii, and Kei Takei.
Kato is the Artistic Director of“Annex Sengawa Factory (ASF)”, a center for dance and collaborative arts. At ASF,Kato conducts creative dance workshops for children and adults, and invites guest artists from a variety of genres to teach , rehearse, collaborate, and perform. In 1989, Kato, along with her late husband and sculptor Takuji Azechi , launched HOT HEAD WORKS , a multimedia collaborative arts festival presented at ASF. Over the years, this festival has grown in scale and has been presented in recent years at Spiral Hall (Aoyama) and Akarengasouko1goukan (Yokohama)-som of the most premiere performances spaces in Japan. In the past 11 years, this festival has presented collaborative works of over 400 artists from both Japan and abroad.
Kato currently serves as a Lecturer of Dance at the Nihon University.