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Ako Sekihara
Personal History
Sex:
Female
Date of birth:
14th December 1955
at Tokyo JAPAN
E-mal:
sekihara@akodanse.com

1957
Commence to dance at S.Y.S. Dance Studio that is established by Ikuko Sekihara who is my mother.
1973

Started to a disciple of Bonjin Atsugi. Participated in Bonjin Dance Atelier.
1974 Studied dance at Ballet Maggie Black in New York.
1976

Commonce to teach a dance techique and make a choreography at S.Y.S. Dance Studio.
1977

Danced in a month as a member of the troupe of Tokyo Modern Dance Group. Participation in many dance festivals. Representation at Théàtre des Champs Elysées in Paris.
1984

Danced in U.S.A. and Canada in three months as a member of Tokyo Ballet Group.
1986




Competition of Dance by Japanes Minister of Culture Section modern dance. Premier Prize in section choreography and Excellent I 've been a youngest professor obtained this prestigious Prize since 1943. At the same time, I've obtained some excellent prizes for my choreographies at two dance festivals in Japan. And in token of dancer, I've participated in many representations in group and in solo,especially at many representations subvention by City of Tokyo.
1990 Studied Contemporary dance at Studio Peter Goss in Paris.
1991

Choreographied my solo dance "Je suis Danseuse", presented in August at Tokyo.
1992



Choreographied my solo dance "Comme d'habitude" and "Silence" presented separately in May and September at Tokyo. Subvention by Japanese Goverment for the purpose of pursuit my research coreographies of dance in Paris. Return to Peter Goss.
1993 Established "Ako Danse Compagnie".
1994





Choreographied my solo dance "Intérieur" , presented in February at Tokyo, supported by Cultural Service of Embassy of France at Tokyo. Assistanted Peter Goss in the time of "un stage d'enseignement", in summer at Tokyo. Established "Ecole de Danse d'Ako" at my studio. Choreographied "L'histoire de l'etoile de réve", presented with other eighteen dancers at Tokyo.
1995





Choreographied "Transition", presented with other three dancers in January at Tokyo, supported by Cultural Service of Embassy of France at Tokyo. Assistanted Peter Goss in the time of "un stage d'enseignement" in summer at Tokyo. Choreographied my solo dance"La mémoire", presented in December at Tokyo, supported by Cultural Service of Embassy of France at Tokyo.
1996














"Transition" was selected in March for "Japan plateform" that is equivalent to the competition of Bagnolet. Choreographied "Cinq points flottents", presented with other four dancers on "Festival of may" organized by The foundation of Modern Dance Association in Tokyo. Choreographied Music & Dance Collaboration "Peace,Tears,Oasis" dedicated to Dani Karavan performed with one dancer and four musicians in August, organized by The Miyagi museum of art at Sendai . Assistanted Peter Goss in the time of "un stage d' enseignement", in summer at Sendai and Tokyo. Choreographied "Sky,Water,There" (Dani Karavan Performance event), presented with three musicians in September , organized by Sagacho Exhibit Space at Tokyo, under the auspices of embassy of Israel, and supported by Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for history and culture. Choreographied my solo dance "Le jouer" presented in December at Tokyo, organized by theatre Jian Jian.
1997



Assistanted Peter Goss in the time of "un stage d'enseignement", in summer at Tokyo. Choreographied my solo dance "Danse, C'est la volonté du ciel" presented in November at Tokyo, supported by Cultural Service of Embassy of France at Tokyo.
1998



Choreographied "En chaine", presented with otherfive dancers in August at Tokyo supported by Cultural Service of Embassy of France at Tokyo. Assistanted Peter Goss in the time of "un stage d'enseignement", in summer at Tokyo.
1999




Assistanted Peter Goss in the time of "un stage d'enseignement", in summer at Tokyo. Choreographied
"En chaine 2", presented with other five dancers in December at Tokyo supported by Cultural Service of Embassy of France at Tokyo.
2000



Assistanted Peter Goss in the time of "un stage d'enseignement", in summer at Tokyo.
"Le 28 Decembre", presented with other two dancers in December at Tokyo
2001







"la voix de silence", presented with other five dancers in Mai
at Tokyo supported by Cultural Service of Embassy of France at
Tokyo.
Assistanted Peter Goss in the time of "un stage d'enseignement", in summer at Tokyo.

"Bimetal", presented with one dancer in November
at Tokyo.

2002


Assistanted Peter Goss in the time of "un stage d'enseignement", in summer at Tokyo.

"Nagare", presented with three dancers in Novembe at Tokyo.

2003 "From that direction when quiet" and "Between ko and ko" presented on May 10.

Assistanted Peter Goss in the time of "un stage d'enseignement", in summer at Tokyo.
2004 Choreographied my solo dance "Renaissance" presented in April 19 Kagurazaka "die pratze" at Tokyo.
Assistanted Peter Goss in the time of "un stage d'enseignement", in summer at Tokyo.
I am scheduling the solo dance for November 7 in Hamamatsucho MERUPARUKU.
2005 Assistanted Peter Goss in the time of "un stage d'enseignement", in summer at Tokyo.

Choreographied my solo dance "Hikarifuruniwa" presented in April 18 Kagurazaka "die pratze" at Tokyo.

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