Profile

2018
The Minister of Education,Culture,Sports,Science and Technology’s Art Encouragement Prize [of dance] (Rihoko Sato)
2017
L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres [Officier] (France)
Japan Dance Forum Award(Japan)
Baku Ishii Memorial Prize
SUNTORY FOUNDATION for ARTS Keizo Saji Prize [16th]  (Japan)
2016
The New Face Award Japan Dance Critic Award [for Rihoko Sato] (Japan)
2015
The Takaya Eguchi Award(Japan)
Japan Dance Forum Award(Japan)
2014
Japan Dance Critic Award(Japan)
2013
the Forty edition of the PREMIO POSIT ANO “LEONIDE MASSINE” PER LA DANZA 2012 (For Rihoko Sato) (Italy)
Tokyo Journal Innovative Performance Award (Japan)
2010
Japan Dance Forum Award(Japan)
2009
Purple Ribbon Prize(Japan)
2008
Japan Dance Critic (Japan)
Japan Dance Forum Award (for Rihoko Sato)(Japan)
2007
The 2007 New York Dance and Performance awards (A. K. A, The Bessies) Award
Japan Minister of Culture Art Encouragement Prize
2006
Festival di Palazzo Venezia; International competition of films and documentaries on art, architecture, cinema, theatre First prize, in Dance category (for “Danser l’invisible”)
2005
Rihoko Sato and Vaclav Kunes both as dancers of the year by the magazine “Ballet 2000″ (France/ Italy)
2004
The First Prize of “Il Coreografo Elettoronico-2004″, NapoliDanza; Napoli International Film Festival (Italy)
2002
Asahi Performing Arts Award (Japan)
2001
Nimura Dance Award (Japan)
Asahi Performing Arts Award (Japan)
Danza&Danza Award (Italy)
2000
Japan Dance Critic Award (Japan)
1997
Japan Festival Fund Award for (S.T.E.P.) Saburo Teshigawara Education Project (UK)
1995
Prix du Public / Festival International de Nouvelle Danse (Montreal, Canada)
Mobil-Pegasus Award/ Summertheater Festival Hamburg (Germany)
1994
Japan Inter-Design Forum Award (Japan)
Japan Culture Art Award (Japan)
1993
Munich Dance Critic Award (Germany)
1991
Munich Dance Critic Award (Germany)
Prix du Public / Festival International de Nouvelle Danse (Montreal, Canada)
1989
Prix du Public / Festival International de Nouvelle Danse (Montreal, Canada)
1987
Japan Dance Critic Award (Japan)
1986
Concours de Bagnolet Innovation Award (France)