Inception – A dream within a dream within a dream within a dream…
Nikii – Thailand –
Born in Chiang Mai in 1984, Nikii is a choreographer and dancer. He started dancing from the age of six and has worked with a wide range of genres from breaking to hip hop, popping, locking, soul, Latin, and street jazz. In addition to his own choreography, he also serves as a judge for dance contests.
[Choreographer, Assistant Director]
Takuro Suzuki – Japan –
Born in Niigata Prefecture in 1985, Takuro Suzuki is a choreographer, director, and dancer. He is an adjunct instructor at International Culture School and the Department of Scenography Design, Drama, and Dance at Tama Art University. He is the leader of the dance company CHAiroiPLIN, whose out-put freely incorporates dialogue, song, and onomatopoeia with the aim of producing shows that can be enjoyed by all ages. In addition to guest performing for Yukio Ninagawa’s Saitama Next Theatre, he also takes part in many dance events abroad. His numerous awards include the Encouragement Prize at Yokohama Dance Collection EX 2011, a finalist for the 9th Toyota Choreography Award, the 46th Newcomer Award from the Dance Critics Society of Japan, and the 9th Japan Dance Forum Award.
①What was your first experience with dance? How did you become involved in dancing？
②Dance competition prizes and/or awards you have received
③Who is (are) your dance icon(s)?
Phisut Poonklang – GAMEZ
Wadafu*k *Human Beat Box
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