Inoue Ballet Foundation

Originally established in 1968 under the title of 'Ballet de Chambre de Hirofumi Inoue', the Foundation has presented over 50 productions involving over 3,000 dancers, including the following international guest artistes: From the UK: Anton Dolon, John Gilpin, David Brair, Donald Mcleary, Jelko Yuresha (3 times), Andre Prokovsky, Galina Samsova, The New London Ballet Company, Belinda Wright, David Wall, Nicolas Johnson and Vincent Hantam; From France: Arnaund Coste, Patrick Dupond, Cyrll Atanassoff (3 times), Nina Vyroubova, Bruno de Saint-Chaffrey, Boris Lazarov; Other guests: Ichko Razalov of Bulgaria and Igor Kosak of West Germany; Michael Birkmeyer of Vienna,Austria; Scott Schlexer and Joseph Duell of the USA; Frank Andersen of Denmark; Goran Svalberg of Sweden; Nikolai Fyodorov of the former Soviet Union; Zlatco Panic of Yugoslavia; Guest choreographers: Anton Dolon, Alfred Rodrigues (twice), Andre Prokovsky; Guest designers: Peter Farmer; Guests from Japanese traditional dance: Koisaburo Nishikawa, Masao Sugi, Tokuho Azuma, Yuki Yoshimura, Mayumi Nishizaki and Rosen Tosha
With the co-operation of these and other performers selected from all over Japan the company has performed 94 different ballets including 'Swan Lake', 'The Sleeping Beauty', 'Cinderella', 'The Firebird', 'Giselle', 'Pas de Quatre', 'Les Sylphides', 'The Nutcracker' and modern classic numbers 'Hagoromo', 'Turangalila' and 'Suiheisen'. Finally, dances created by incorporating Japanese traditional dance technique include Yukihime (Snow Princess), Tomonaga, Tomoshibi, Kaenjyu and Pas de Quatre.

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Persons

  • Anzai, Takeshi
    Classical Ballet / Dancer
  • Fujii, Naoko
    Classical Ballet / Dancer
  • Fukuzawa, Marie
    Classical Ballet / Dancer
  • Hagiwara, Mika
    Classical Ballet / Dancer
  • Kanno, Yayohi
    Classical Ballet / Dancer
  • Kato, Kenichi
    Classical Ballet / Dancer
  • Kodaka, Emiko
    Classical Ballet / Dancer
  • Konishi, Yu
    Classical Ballet / Dancer
  • Matsuda, Taeko
    Classical Ballet / Dancer
  • Miyazaki, Maori
    Classical Ballet / Dancer
  • Nishikawa, Chikako
    Classical Ballet / Dancer
  • Oshima, Natsuki
    Classical Ballet / Dancer
  • Sato, Miyuki
    Classical Ballet / Dancer
  • Seki, Naoto
    Classical Ballet / Artistic Director
  • Shimada, Kinuko
    Classical Ballet / Dancer
  • Suzuki, Asako
    Classical Ballet / Dancer
  • Tagawa, Yuri
    Classical Ballet / Dancer
  • Takamura, Asuka
    Classical Ballet / Dancer
  • Tanaka, Rina
    Classical Ballet / Dancer
  • Tsunashima, Ikuko
    Classical Ballet / Dancer
  • Tsurumi, Mihoko
    Classical Ballet / Dancer
  • Yokoyama, Miki
    Classical Ballet / Dancer
  • Yoshimoto, Naoko
    Classical Ballet / Dancer