Keiko Fujii
[ Artistic Director/Choreographer/Dancer]



Background
            Keiko Fujii was born in Osaka, Japan where she is quite prominent as
            a modern dance performer, artistic director, choreographer of the Keiko Fujii
            Dance Company and the director of Studio K which provides training in classical
            ballet, modern dance, jazz dance, floor ballet/Potentianl Human Movement and
            hip hop. She has performed and taught workshops in Hawaii frequently and
            served as guest artist for University of Hawaii at Manoa's annual dance concert.
            Univrsity of Hawaii presented Keiko Fujii Dance Company Concert,
            "Hana-TheFlower 2"at Kennedy Theatre in August, 2010. This original work has been
            performed in Japan, New York and Atlanta since 2007 and a portion of the work
            was premiered for the royal families of Japan in an exclusive concert in Tokyo
            in Februay, 2010.

            The Keiko Fujii Dance Company was formed in 1985 in Osaka, and presents a
            large repertory of works by Fujii in regular seasons at home and on tour. In the
            United States they have appeared in New York for 11 seasons, and in Chicago,
            Atlanta, Los Angeles and Honolulu.
                   by Tadao Fujimatsu, Chairman of supporters for Keiko Fujii in NY



Production Experience as Producer, Director and Choreographer 

                  at Neal Blasidell Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.
            In 1985 Produced, directed and choreographed "Sony Dealer Show"at
                 Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel in Hawaii.
            In 1986 Produced, directed and choreographed
                 "Keiko Fujii Dance CompanyConcert"in Osaka, Japan.                  Lincoln Center in New York.
            In 1988 Produced, directed and choreographed "Yamato "concert at
                 Tsukashin Hall in Amagasaki City, Japan.                     Center East Theatre in Chicago.
                 Japan America Theatre in Los Angeles.
            In 1989 Produced, directed and choreographed "Yamato" concert at
                  Leeward Community College Theatre in Hawaii.
                 City Center in New York.
            In 1991 Produced, directed and choreographed "West Side Story" along
                 with Kansai Philharmonic Orchestra at Archaic Hall in Amagasaki
                 City, Japan..
            In 1992 Produced, directed and choreographed "Art Beat": 7th Performance
                 at Archaic Hall in Amagasaki City, Japan.
                 Center in New York.
                 for UNICEF at Lincoln Center in New York.
                 Produced, directed and choreographed "Art Beat "at Luna Hall
                 in Ashiya City, Japan.
                 Produced, directed and choreographed "West Side Story"
                 and "Kanon" at Luna Hall in Ashiya City, Japan.
            In 1994 Produced, directed and choreographed "Rakan"at Luna Hall in
                 Ashiya City, Japan.
                  Danny Kaye Playhouse in New York.
                 Produced, directed and choreographed "Being", charity concert
                 for the victims to Kobe Great Earthquake, at Toyonaka City Center
                 in Toyonaka City, Japan.
                 Produced, directed and choreographed "Black Box"at Yomiuri
                 Culture Hall in Osaka, Japan.
                  Shinkobe Oriental Theatre in Kobe City, Japan.
                 Produced, directed and choreographed "Kodoku-Monophobia"at
                 The Sylvia and Danny Kaye Playhouse in New York.
                 Produced, directed and choreographed "Touching Moments" and
                 "Kodoku-Monophobia"as the formal opening of renewing theatre
                 for Luna Hall in Ashiya City, Japan.
            In 1998 Produced, directed and choreographed
                 "Mirai he no Ango-A Cipher To The Future"at Luna Hall in Ashiya City, Japan.
                  Luna Hall in Ashiya city, Japan.
                 Produced, directed and choreographed "Shinwa-Myth"concert at
                 The Sylvia and Danny Kaye Playhouse in New York.
                  Hawaii Theatre in Honolulu, Hawaii.
                     Hall in Ashiya City, Japan.
                 Produced, directed and choreographed "The Tree of Egos"at
                 The Kaye Playhouse in New York.
                  the victims to 911 at The Kaye Playhouse in New York.
            In 2004 Produced, directed and choreographed "The Mirror"at Luna Hall in
                 Ashiya City, Japan.
            In 2005 Produced, directed and choreographed " The Mirror" at The Kaye
                  Playhouse in New York.
            In 2006 Produced, directed and choreographed "Amida Pond"at Wahha
                 Kamigata Hall, Osaka City, Japan
                  The Kaye Playhouse in New York.
            In 2008-2009
                 Choreographed "Entangled Offshoots " for the annuanl concert at
                 Kennedy Theatre, University of Hawaii
            In 2010 Produced "Hanamachi" and "Mermaid" for the exclusive
                 performance at the Japan-Denmark Annual Party in Tokyo
                 at Kennedy Theatre
            In 2011 Produced and choreographed for the 27th Studio K Anniversary
                 Concert, " Back Stage" in Osaka, Japan
                 Sponsored, produced, directed and choreographed a benefit concert
                 "Being 2" to support the earthquake and tsunami survivors in
                 Tohoku, Japan.
            In 2012 Sponsored, produced, directed and choreographed a benefit concert

            In 2013 Produced, directed and choreographed " Amor〜祈" at Luna Hall in Ashiya City, Japan.

            In 2014 Celebration for the 30th Anniversary of the foundation of Studio K & Keiko Fujii Dance Company

            In 2015-2016
                 Produced, direct and choreograph "Soul Vibrations" presented by City of Nishinomiya,Japan in November, 2015
                 and by 92nd Y, New York in May 2016.

            1985 till present
                 Produced, directed and choreographed Studio K annual concert
                 in Japan every year.

     All concerts and shows above mentioned were organized and supported by local and
     national government organizations in Japan, government related associations in Chicago,
     Los Angeles, Honolulu, and/or large corporations. The concerts and shows were success
     ful and reported with the distinguished reputation in numerous newspapers and trade
     publications.




Performing and Choreographing Experiences

            In 1984 Leading role in "Modern Dance Concert"at Ballet Hawaii in
                 Honolulu, Hawaii.
            In 1987 Leading role and choreographed "Solo Concert"at Moming College
                 in Chicago.
            In 1988 Leading role in "Yamato"at Tsukashin Hall in Amagasaki City, Japan.
                 participate in the Chicago Japan Festival as a good will mission from
                 the City of Osaka.
                 to participate in the Los Angeles Japan Week.
                  in Hawaii.
            In 1990 Leading role and choreographed "Porgy & Beth"at Symphony Hall
                 in Osaka, Japan.
            In 1991 Leading role and choreographed "West Side Story"along with the  
                 Kansai Philharmonic Orchestra at Archaic Hall in Amagasaki City,Japan.
                
            In 1992 Leading role in "Art Beat": 7th Performance at Archaic Hall in
                 Amagasaki City, Japan.
                  Leading role in "Art Beat " at Luna Hall in Ashiya, Japan.
                 Leading role in "West Side Story" and "Kanon " at Luna Hall in Ashiya City, Japan.
            In 1994 Leading role,"Hannenchi "in "Rakan"at Luna Hall in Ashiya City,
                 Japan.
                 Leading role,"Hannenchi "in "Rakan" at The Sylvia and Danny Kaye
                 Playhouse in New York.
            In 1995 Leading role ,"Hannenchi" in"Rakan" at The Sylvia & Danny Kaye Playhouse in New York.
                 Leading role in "Being "at Toyonaka City Center in Toyonaka City, Japan.
                 Leading role in "Black Box "at Yomiuri Culture Center in Osaka, Japan.
            In 1997 Leading role in "Kodoku-Monophobia"at Shinkobe Oriental Theatre in Kobe City, and Luna Hall in Ashiya City, Japan.
                 Playhouse in New York.
            In 1998 Leading role in "Mirai he no Ango-A Cipher To The Future"at Luna Hall in Ashiya City, Japan.
            In 1999 Leading and role in "Shinwa-Myth" at Luna Hall in Ashiya City,
                 Japan.
                 York.
                  Hawaii.
                  Japan.
                 Leading and role in " The Tree of Egos" at The Kaye Playhouse in
                 New York.
            In 2002 Leading and role in "The Tree of Egos" at The Kaye Playhouse
                  in New York.
            In 2004 Leading and role in "The Mirror"at Luna Hall in Ashiya City, Japan.

            In 2005 Leading and role in " The Mirror" at The Kaye Playhouse in New York.
            In 2006 Leading and role in " Amida Pond " at Wahha Kamigata Hall in Osaka,
                 Japan
                  The Kaye Playhouse in New York
            In 2008 Choreographed " Infinity " for " Black & White "by Mariana Bekarman 
                 Dance Company/New York
                 /University of Hawaii
            In 2010 Choreographed and performed "Hanamachi " and " Mermaid" as solo
                 dance performance for the royal families of Japan in an exclusive
                 concert in Tokyo.
                 University of Hawaii at Kennedy Theatre.
            In 2011 Choreographed and performed as guest artist at Honolulu Concert
                 Choreographed and performed for " Back Stage"at the 27th StudioK
                 Anniversary Concert
                 Choreographed and performed at a benefit concert, "Being 2" at
                 Ashiya Luna Hall for the earthquake and tsunami survivors in
                 Tohoku, Japan
            In 2012 Chreographed and performed at a benefit concert,
                  tsunami survivors in Tohoku, Japan
            In 2013 Choreographed and performed " Amor〜祈" at Ashiya Luna Hall, supported by Ashiya City
            In 2014 Choreographed for The 30th Anniversary Concert,
                 to be held at Hyatt Regency Osaka on May 25th, 2014.
            In 2015- 2016
                 Choreograph and perform "Soul Vibrations" to be held in Japan and New York.
                 The performance will be presented by City of Nishinomiya, Japan in November, 2015
                 and by 92nd Y, New York in May 2016.



Teaching and Workshop Experiences


            Studio K, Japan ( 1985-present ) : Modern dance, Classical Ballet, Jazz dance,
                                 Floor Ballet, Improvisation and Potential
                                 Human Movement
            Formal Guest Instructor for Hawaii State Dance Council ( 1985-2001 )
            Kicks, Honolulu ( 1983-1985 ) : Modern dance, Jazz dance, Ballet, Creative Movement
            Jones-Ludin Dance Center, Honolulu ( 1983-1985 ) : Modern dance, Jazz dance
            Oahu Athletic Club, Honolulu ( 1983-1985 ) : Jazz dance
            Honolulu Club, Honolulu ( 1983-1985 ) : Jazz dance
            Silent Dance Center, Honolulu ( 1983-1985 ) : Modern dance,Jazz dance,
                                        Creative movement
            Studio New York, Osaka ( 1981-1983 ) : Modern dance, Jazz dance
            University of Hawaii (2008-present) : Guest artist of University of Hawaii and
            conducted workshops in modern dance and jazz dance with University's
            Outreach College


            Studio K, Japan ( 1986-present )
            Moming, Chicago ( 1988 )
            Universities, Osaka ( 1987-present )
            University of Hawaii, Honolulu ( 1985-present )
            David Howard Dance Center, Broadway in New York ( 1986 )
            Steps, Broadway in New York ( 1986 )
            Joy of Movement, SoHo in New York ( 1986 )
            Dance Works, Honolulu ( 1986/1987 )
            Ballet Hawaii, Honolulu ( 1986 )
            Kauai Athletic Club, Kauai ,Hawaii ( 1986 )
            Hualalali Center, Kona Big Island ( 1985/1986 )
            Studio New York, Osaka ( 1983 )
            Jones-Ludin Dance Center ( 1983 )
            Universities in Kansai, Japan (1987-2006 )
            Pomona College, LA (2008)
            University of Hawaii (2008-present)







Television Appearances
            In 1984 KGMB channel 9, Honolulu, Hawaii
            In 1984 KSHO channel 26, Honolulu, Hawaii
            In 1985 Hawaii Moving Company, Honolulu, Hawaii
            In 1987 Dance Brew, New York
            In 1988 Chicago Cable TV, Chicago Tokyo Broadcasting , Los Angeles
                 Asahi Broadcasting, Japan
                 Fuji TV, New York
            1995-97' Channel Wave, Japan
            In 2000 Channel 8 Honolulu, Hawaii
            In 2011 Channel 16 Honolulu, Hawaii
            In 2012 KGMB channel 9, Honolulu, Hawaii


Radio Appearances
            1983-1984 KIKI, Hawaii
            1983-1984 KKUA, Hawaii
            1983-1984 KOHO, Hawaii
            1983-1994 KZOO, Hawaii
            1983-1984 KULA FM, Hawaii
            1985 FM Osaka, Japan
            1986 Radio Osaka, Japan
            1986-present Mainichi Broadcasting
            1993-present WLFR-FM, New York
            2007-present FMYY, Kobe
            2012 Hawaii Public Radio, Honolulu, Hawaii
                KZOO Radio Staion, Honolulu, Hawaii

Education
            Certificate of Graduation : course of professional dancer, course of professional
            dance instructor at Jones-Ludin Dance Center,
            Honolulu ( 1983 )
            Teacher's Degrees for Kindergarden and Elementary School Education
            Martha Graham & Horton Modern Dance Technique in Japan
            Jose Limon Technique in Hawaii and New York