The symposium will be followed by a discussion between Viktor Nijeliskoi, who is also active as a director of physical expression for actors in Russian theatre, and Erika Miwa, who studied theatre at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and the Royal Opera House in the UK and is currently active as a director and actor in Japan, as well as theatre director of the Sengawa Theatre in Chofu City and deputy secretary-general of the Japan This is a programme to discover the possibilities of the body with Toshihiko Kashiwagi, a director who supports the Japanese theatre world behind the scenes in his role as Deputy Secretary General of the Directors' Association of Japan.
◎Anton Chekhov's 'Three Sisters'
Director: Victor Nijereskoi
Performers: Masako Shirakawa, Mana Nakamura, Yoshie Nakamura
A two-hour workshop will be held in the morning on the day of the performance. The performance will be based on a play, but without words, using only the body.
◎Anton Chekhov, The Seagull, excerpts, rehearsal
Directed by Viktor Nijereskoi
Translation: Erika Miwa
Actors: Erika Miwa, Kazan Tachimoto, Toshihiko Kashiwagi