First exposed to street dance at age sixteen, Mikiko Kawamura majored in dance at the Japan Women’s College of Physical Education. Her solo work “Alphard” premiered at Yokohama Dance Collection EX 2012, and thereafter presented at Dance Triennale Tokyo 2012, Japan; Malta Festival Poznan 2013, Poland; Perforations Festival 2013 in Zagreb, Croatia; Europe Meets Asia in Contemporary Dance Festival 2013 in Hanoi, Vietnam; 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan; Contemporary Dance Showcase: Japan + East Asia 2015 at Japan Society, NY, U.S.A. She has also presented work at the Seoul International Dance Festival (SIDance) 2011 and JoJo-Oulu Dance Festival 2013 in Finland.
Awards include the Outstanding New Artist Prize at Yokohama Dance Collection EX 2011; the Next Generation Choreographer Award and Audience Award at the Toyota Choreography Award in 2014, and the Jury Prize and The French Embassy Prize for Young Choreographer at Yokohama Dance Collection EX 2015, all for “Inner Mommy”. Mikiko has also taken part in residencies in Romania, collaborating with artists from Finland and Croatia. She is currently a Junior Fellow at the Saison Foundation.
performance date 15-16 Jun 2018 | Esplanade Theatre Studio | Kim Jae Duk
performance date 22-24 Jun 2017 | Esplanade Theatre Studio | Borderline by T.H.E Dance Company and Muscle Mouth
performance date 7 - 9 Dec 2017 | Esplanade Theatre Studio | By Kim Jae Duk
performance date 28 Mar – 6 Apr 2018 | Esplanade F.Y.I Festival | By Kim Jae Duk
performance date 1-4 Mar 2018 | Esplanade Theatre Studio | By T.H.E Dance Company and Nine Years Theatre
performance date M1 CONTACT Contemporary Dance Festival 2013, Esplanade Theatre Studio, Singapore
performance date 1-2 Oct | Seoul Dance Collection | Silences We are Familiar With
We like to give our thanks and acknowledgement to
Matthew G. Johnson
Robin P.E. Chee
Tan Ngiap Heng
Board of Directors:
Jobina Tan (Board Chairman)