Yukio Waguri

Yukio Waguri

Nationalität: Japan

Adresse: Tokyo - Japan
Website: www.

Born in Tokyo, 1952.
The disciple and main male dancer of Tatsumi Hijikata direct lineal.
With his rigid and flexible body, a good sharpness of beautiful model, and delicacy nuance, make him able to express his dance delicately.
The variety of the dance, mainly base on the change of the subject, shows the new possibility of the future dance.
In addition, physical image rouse attention through the words, the unique Butoh Fu of Hijikata lineage; he concentrates on collaboration with the other genre artist at the same time.

Publication of the CD-ROM of Butoh Kaden in 1998, provide an opportunity of the dance reevaluation that focus on Hijikata’s method.
And currently, other than various kinds of performance activities, he holds dance workshop widely in research organizations, local and overseas universities.

Yukio WaguriMain Performances
1972  Tatsumi Hijikata  Performance, 27 Nights for Four Seasons,  Shinjuku Theater
1973  Tatsumi Hijikata  Performance, A Silent House,  Seibu Theater
1974-1978  Hakutobo Consecutive Performance, Asbestos Hall,
1978  Kozensha Performance; Wings of Castle,  Three hundred  Theater
1990  Human Water,  Atelier Fountain
1991  The Blue Pillar,  Studio 200
1993  The Story of sun and moon,  Seed Hall
1994  Wedding on the Field,  Theater X
1995  Sinking Waterfall,  P3 ART ENVIRONMENT
1996  Butoh Kaden,  Theater X
1997  Ellora, The Dream of the Stone ,  Park Tower Hall
1998  Release of the Butoh Kaden in CD-Rom, Kinokuniya Hall
1998  Indonesia Art Summit; The Topography of the Fantasy”,  TIM
1999-2001  Part-time Lecturer in  Waseda University
1999  Public Performance in Lithuania, Australia & Korea
Human Water,  Shonandai Cultural Center
2000  Vancouver Dance Festival,  Seattle Dance Festival
The Bone of the Ground,  Montreal, Agora Theater

2001  Tour to Korea & Indonesia by (Japan Foundation)

2002  Release of the entrust work by RDC in Vancouver
The Topography of the Fantasy,  Olibe Hall

2003   Atarashiki Tomoe  Keio University Orientation day, Hiyoshi Raiosha
Public Performance in Vancouver, Louis Riel
Dance Festival in Brazil,  Wedding on The Field,  SESC
NY Dance Festival,  Journey of Spirit
An invitation lecturer in Drama Department, Graduate School, Yale University

2004  Journey of Spirit ,  Keio University Orientation day, Hiyoshi Raiosha
Participated in Yogyakarta Art Festival
Give lessons in The Catholic University of Sao Paulo

2005  The Way of Illusion, Keio University Orientation day, Hiyoshi Raiosha Yukio Waguri
Participated in Asia Tori in Seoul
Participated in Yogyakarta Art Festival
Give lessons in University of Utah
“Dancing Poetic Drama”; The Woman & Shadow, guest performer,
 Okuma Lecture Hall,  Waseda University


2007  Commemorative Performance for Establishment of Kazuo Ono Archive,
 Journey of Spirit, Bologna University
Russia Dance Festival,  Journey of Spirit ,  Sankt Peterburg,  Moscow

2008  Participated in Kazuo Ono Festival, Centennial Anniversary plan for Japan-Brazil immigration
 Yamanba,  a co-product of Tokiwazu, Japanese traditional  Dance
Guest performer, H. Art Chaos’s work Dante, La Divina Commedia
Participated in Japan-Indonesia 50th Anniversary Diplomatic Relation Project

2009  Nyoba Kan International Buto Festival,  Kuala Lumpur
Kazuo Ono Festival in Yokohama KINJIKI

2010  Contest with Yoshito Ono in [Radioactive Dust] Eiko Hosoe Photograph Exhibition, Jissoji Shoin
Nyoba Kan International Buto Festival,  Kuala Lumpur
NY-CAVE Dance Workshop Collaboration
Kohzensha  Dance Performance,  Labyrinth of body,  Nippori Sany  Hall

2011 March  Public Dance Performance in China,  Journey of Spirit
performed in The Nine Theater in Beijing, organized by Japan Foundation
Public Dance Performance  Transformation,  Bali
The tour in USA [Chicago,Soltlakecity,NYC. Boulder]
Water Moon in Malaysia ,Bangkok

2012.  Performance [Journey of Spirit] CHILE Butoh Festival  Santiago,
        Butoh workshop  at HongKong, Y space. Macau, Kualarumpur.
        Performance [Sick Princess] Kazuo Ohno Festival At Yokohama.
        Performance [Journey of Spirit] Barcelona Butoh Festival

2013. Performance [Francis Bacon] National Museum of Modern Art of Tokyo Toyota shi Museum Performance [Ryu Chai Chi I] Kuaralumpur. HongKong.
          Taiwan [gaoshun/Taipei]  Macau fringe festival.

2014. Lecture and performance  National Institute od dramatic art[Sydney]  Workshop and performance SESC Paurista [Sao Paulo]
        Workshop  [Hong Kong/Y-space]  Performance {Shiya}  [Kualalumpur]