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 Mount Tremper Arts Center, Danspace Project, Dance Theater Workshop, Brooklyn Arts Exchange, CRS and The Kitchen/Dance and Process. Her new evening-length work, Bladder Inn (and X, Y, Z, W), commissioned by Danspace project premieres in February, 2018. During those years, she has been teaching at universities and for various communities.

Upcoming Classes & Events


Past Classes & Events

Morning Class

Fri, Oct 5 – Oct 12, 2018
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Morning Class

June 08, 2018
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Morning Class

Tue & Thu, Mar 6 – Mar 8, 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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