Kyo-mai Shinozuka-ryu (Japanese Traditional Dance) 京舞篠塚流
Zuiou Shinozuka started her studies with the head of the Shinozuka school, 6th “Shinozuka Mizuho” in 1989. She took her performance name Zuiou Shinozuka in 1993.
Performances in Japan
(Held in Kyoto unless stated otherwise)
1995 Kyoto Concert Hall opening performance
1997 (Yamagata) Kurokawa City, Grassroots Summit by John Manjiro Whitfield Commemoration.
1999 Kobu Kaburenjo, Gion
2003 Oe Noh Theater
2004 Pontocho Kaburenjo, Miyagawacho
2007 Ichijoji international Center, ‘Welcome Performance of Hawaii University’
Hyatt Regency Kyoto, for Japan beauticians convention ceremony
2011 Kamigamo Shrine World Heritage site ‘Moon viewing festival’ (photo I)
2012 Kamigamo Shrine World Heritage site ‘Summer festival’
‘Manyou Kai’ Japanese music and dance concert, Hozo temple
2013 ‘Jiuta Nanairo’ Japanese music and dance concert, Hozo temple
2014 ‘Jiuta Nanairo’ Japanese music and dance concert, Hozo temple
‘Jiuta Nanairo: Bangaihen’ Japanese music and dance concert, Nishiki Market (photo II)
‘Shinozuka Group Concert’, Pontocho Theater
2015 Kamigamo Shrine World Heritage site ‘Moon viewing festival’
Kansai International School Festival Performance with Children
Ichijoji International Center for Kids Christmas Party with students(photo VIII)
2016 ‘Kyoto Edo Era Dance’, performance by candle light at ‘Nishiki Agaru’ (classic Japanese house)(photo XI)
‘Spring Dance Concert by Shinozuka group’, Kyoto Prefectural Center for Arts and Culture
3/18 Osaka, ‘Kashiku Matsuri’ at Hoseiji Jiuta Shakkyo
4/02 ‘Uemura Wakako Group Concert’ at National Bunraku Theater, Jiuta Kanegamisaki
4/16 ‘Spring Dance Concert by Shinozuka group’ at Seiganji, Jiuta Kurokami
6/17 45th ‘Kyo no Kai’ at Pontocho Kaburenjo, Jiuta Yachiyojishi
6/22 ‘Kyoto Dance in Machiya’, Suikawa Jiuta Kyo no Shiki, Fumizuki (photo XIII)
2/25 Zuiou Shinozuka, 1st Dance Recital, National Puppet Theater
In addition Zuiou Shinozuka has, since 2003, performed several times at Sumiya (Designated Important Cultural Property) in Shimabara, Kyoto, dancing as ‘Yachiyo-Dayu’ (photo III). She also performs the yearly Offering Dances at Yoshida shrine (photo Ia), Yasaka Shrine, and the World Heritage Site Kamigamo Shrine (photo VI). Her extensive teaching work has included dance performance at Dohda Senior High School of Arts, Kyoto and many classes and workshops for children.
1996 USA, Colorado Springs, Boston, San Francisco. Grassroots Summit by John Manjiro Whitfield Commemorative.
2005 Crottone, Italy: ‘Contemporary Music Concert’ (photo IV)
2006 Via Reggio, Italy: ‘Open-air Concert for youth’
Torre del Lago, Italy: ‘Japanese Evening’
2007 Torre del Lago, Italy: ‘Opening performance of Puccini Festival’ (photo V)
Vienna, Austria: ‘Japanese Evening’ (photo VI)
2010 Vienna, Austria: ‘Bugheisya:Aikido and Japanese Dance’
2013 Vienna, Austria: Sakai City Opera Japanese Opera and Kyogen Concet at Akzent Theater (Photo VII)
2015 Vienna, Austria: ‘A Japanese Traditional Culture performance and Workshop’ at Shobu-kan Dojo (PhotoX)
2016 Vienna, Austria: ‘Natsumatsuri – Sommerfest’, Pygmalion Theater. (PhotoXII)
2018 Taipei, Taiwan: Performance with Poetry, Calligraphy, Dance and Shadow play, Mme Sophie Hong’s Atelier
Limassol, Cyprus: Advisor for the premier performance of ‘Tea Ceremony’, Rialto Theater Workshop, Dance Theater Limassol (photo XIII)
Nottingham, UK: Recital and workshop, Nottingham University, Japan Society
Sheffield, UK: Recital and workshop, Japan Playgroup and Study Club
London, UK: Recital and workshop, SOAS, London University
2002 Opera ‘Haensel und Gretel’ by Humperdink, Hexe (Witch)
2006 Torre del Lago, Italy: Opera ‘Madama Butterfly’, Puccini Festival.
2007 Sakai City Opera ‘Madama Butterfly’, Sakai City Hall.
2008 ‘Vocalise’ by S.Rachmaninoff, Sogo Theater, Osaka.
2009 ‘Sakura’ and some other Japanese songs
2013 Vienna, Austria: Sakai City Opera Japanese Opera and Kyogen Concert ‘Tsuzure’, Akzent Theater (photo VII)
2014 Opera ‘Haensal und Gretel’ (Humperdink), Sakai City Hall
Opera ‘Madama Butterfly’, Kyoto Opera Festival at Nijo Castle World Heritage site, with Teatro Comunale di Bologna (Italy)
2015 Paris, France: ‘Le Jardin Perdu’ (Yannick Paget) with singing, piano and Japanese guitar, violin, etc.
Held regular dance classes and performances for pupils at the Lycée Francais de Kansai, and Kansai International School.