Photo by Hazuki Aikawa

Mina Nishimura

Mina Nishimura, from Tokyo, was introduced to butoh through Kota Yamazaki. She’s been working and collaborating in dance, theater and film with various artists; in most recent years with John Jasperse, Dean Moss, Rashaun Mitchel +Silas Riener, SIA, Celia-Rowlson Hall, Vicky Shick, Neil Greenberg, Nami Yamamoto, Ursula Eagly, Ellen Fisher and Kota Yamazaki. She was the Artist-in-Residence at Brooklyn Arts Exchange in 2011, at Chez Bushwick in 2013, at Movement Research in 2013-15 and at The Camargo Foundation (France) in 2017 with support from Jerome Foundation and Movement Research. She was also a danceWeb scholar at ImPulsTanz (Vienna) in 2010. Her works have been commissioned by NYU Skirball Center, UC Davis, Danspace Project, Mount Tremper Arts Center, Gibney Dance, Dance Theater Workshop, Center for Remembering and Sharing and The Kitchen/Dance and Process. She is a current Faculty at Sarah Lawrence College, and is a 2019 recipient of Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grants to Artists award.

Upcoming Classes & Events


Past Classes & Events

Morning Class

Tue & Thu, May 14 – May 30, 2019
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Morning Class

December 10, 2018
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Morning Class

Fri, Oct 5 – Oct 12, 2018
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Morning Class

June 08, 2018
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Morning Class

Mon, Feb 19 – Mar 5, 2018
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Morning Class

Tue & Thu, Dec 5 – Dec 21, 2017
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Movement Research at the Judson Church

October 30, 2017
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Morning Class

October 04, 2017
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Morning Class

Mon & Fri, May 5 – May 8, 2017
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Morning Class

Mon, Mar 6 – Mar 27, 2017
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Fall Festival | Featured Artists’ Performances

Dec 1 – Dec 1, 2016
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