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Yuko Kaseki

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Yuko Kaseki is Butoh dancer, performer, improviser, choreographer and teacher, based in Berlin since 1995.

Her Solo and ensemble performances, improvisations are performed throughout Europe, Russia, Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentine, Australia and the USA. These works are physical performance that incorporates Butoh dance, performing art with objects, texts, and soundscapes.
Her strong interest about breaking border of physical existence leads to projects with mixed ability artists and performers.

Numerous international collaboration such as inkBoat (San Francisco), Tableau Stations (San Francisco), CAVE (New York), improvisation duo KAYA with Antonis Anissegos (Berlin), Poema Theater (Moscow), Salad theater (Seoul), Theater Thikwa (Berlin), 4RUDE (Berlin) and others.

She performs and organizes dance-music improvisation series “AMMO-NITE GIG” (Vol.1 – 48 and on going) with international performers and musicians in Berlin since 2004.

Her works got an award “the Best Ensemble Performance” by Isadora Duncan Dance Award (SF) and nominated by The Dora Mavor Moore Awards (Toronto), no-ballet (Ludwigshafen), Toyota Choreography Award (Tokyo).