A series of daily updated dance vol.3 & vol.4

A series of daily updated dance vol.3 "Month of the Moon"
Date :
Nov.11th (Mon) 20:00
Nov.13th (Wed) 20:00
Nov.15th (Fri) 20:00
Nov.16th (Sat) 16:00 / 20:00
Nov.17th (Sun) 16:00
Nov.18th (Mon) 20:00
Cast : Saburo Teshigawara, Rihoko Sato, KARAS Dancer’s
Duration : 60mins
A series of daily updated dance vol.4 "Poem Without a Poet"
Date :
Nov.25th (Mon) 20:00
Nov.27th (Wed) 20:00
Nov.29th (Fri) 20:00
Nov.30th (Sat) 16:00 / 20:00
Dec. 1th (Sun) 16:00
Dec. 2th (Mon) 20:00
Dec. 4th (Wed) 20:00
Dec. 6th (Fri) 20:00
Dec. 7th (Sat) 16:00 / 20:00
Dec. 8th (Sun) 16:00
Cast : Saburo Teshigawara, Rihoko Sato, KARAS Dancer’s
Duration : 60mins
[vol.3 & vol.4]
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“REUNION” in Luxembourg

Saburo Teshigawara and Rihoko Sato will be performing "REUNION" with pianist Francesco Tristano in Luxembourg this saturday, sunday.
Find details on following website.
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Saburo Teshigawara’s drawing + video exhibition “ACCELERATING STILLNESS” @ KARAS APPARATUS

Saburo Teshigawara is known for his total aesthetics to create stage design and lighting design, as well as the choreorgraphy.
In addition to this, he also draws nearly all the time, like breathing, so he says.
The drawings have a constantly transforming quality with no beginning or end, just like his dancing.
This is his 1st solo exhibition.
The French newspaper "Le Monde" once remarked his drawings as "the fluid form of life".


The exhibition goes on from 20 Sep until 4 Nov.
Throughout the period, there will be 3 programs of video showings going on simultaneously.


Program A) 20 Sep - 6 Oct
・Perspective Study vol.1


Program B) 8 - 24 Oct
・Friction of Time - Perspective Study vol.2
・A Tale Of
・On Fårö Island


Program C) 25 Oct - 4 Nov
・Glass Tooth


Mon,Wed,Fri,Sat 14:00~21:00 / Tue, Thu, Sun 14:00~18:30
(Mon are closed except on national holidays)


【Entrance fee】
1200yen (1 time)
3000yen (3 times during the whole period)


5-11-15-1F/B1/B2, Ogikubo, Suginami-ku
Tokyo, 167-0051, Japan
tel/ +81 (0)3 6276 9136


Saburo Teshigawara x Keiji Haino Live Performance @Koenji HIGH

This summer, Saburo Teshigawara will perform special live performance with Keiji Haino, a musician who carries out his through aesthetic toward to rock and fascinates audiences with the unique vocal style and guitar technique.

This is gonna happen only at the night and seats are limited.  Please reserve a ticket early to witness the collaboration.


Saburo Teshigawara x Keiji Haino
Special live Performance "Ichi on ichi on"

Cast:Saburo teshigawara (dance)、Keiji haino (music)

Date:2nd August, 2013 (Fri) 19:30 start / 18:30 door open

Place:Koenji HIGH
4-30-1, Koenjiminami, Suginami-ku, Tokyo, 166-0003
TEL 03-5378-0382

Ticket:4500 yen(without drinks)

e+(e plus)

*Also available at Koenji HIGH
(This time, tickets not available at KARAS)


Web Site Revamped

You might have already noticed, but our web site have been revamped.
There also is a new page about our new attempt of creation called "KARAS APPARATUS" where things happen "daily".
In "Works" page, more works and details have been updated.
We will be updating the site fluidly with words and images.


Dance Workshop at KARAS APPARATUS

This workshop is for anybody who is willing to experience new discoveries through their own bodies.
Release your breathing, and melt whit music. Learn to gain control of your body.
A unique method created by Saburo Teshigwara, through research from the very beginning his career.

Insula Ogikubo 1F-B2, 5-11-15, Ogikubo, Suginami, Tokyo, 167-0051
3 minutes walk from ogikubo St. (JR Chuoh Line/Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line)

Tuesday 19:30-21:00
Wednesday 10:30-12:00
Thursday 19:30-21:00
Friday 10:30-12:00
Saturday 10:30-12:00
Sunday 10:30-12:00



Opening July, 2013

INSTRUCTORS : Saburo Teshigawara/ Rihoko Sato/ Mie Kawamura/ Eri Waikawa/ Rika Kato

No ages limit, no experience requied.

For the application, fax or e-mail us whit your information including address, name, age(grade), phone number and class you wish to take.
We will send you back more information.
◆FAX : 03-3682-7441
◆E-mail :

Saburo Teshigawara's own unique space for creation, opening this July 2013. APPARATUS meaning that the space itself is an apparatus (=tool, set) for creating and realizing Saburo Teshigawara's philosophy. A compact 3 floor space with a theatre, rehearsal studio, and gallery, completely covered with dance mat. It is our aim to transmit our creative work daily from here, to the world.


New creation in Tokyo

6〜8th, Sep 2013
Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre


May Asia,Europe Tour

“Mirror and Music” in Taipei (TAIWAN)
16th,17th,18th May
Theatre:Novel Hall for Performing Arts
Venue:Novel Hall for Performing Arts

“SKINNERS” in Bregenz (Austria)
24th May
Venue:Bregenzer Frühling 2013

“Obsession” in Amsterdam (Holland)
27th May
Theatre:Stadsschouwburg - Rabozaal
Venue:Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam

Mirror and Music




La Folle Journèe au Japon 2013 in Tokyo

Date/Time : 2013-5-5 20:15 - 21:00
Teater : Tokyo International Forum Hall C

Find details on following website.
La Folle Journèe au Japon 2013


Infinity ∞ Universe of Pipe Organ -Through Bach and beyond in Tokyo

Infinity ∞ Universe of Pipe Organ -Through Bach and beyond
12th, Apl 2013
Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre

Infinity ∞ Universe of Pipe Organ -Through Bach and beyon



European premiere
15th, 16th March
Teater : Tanzquartier Wien


Special performance Spring, in one night – inspired by Bruno Schulz’s Spring in Tokyo

4th,5th March
Theater X(CAI) Tokyo


New Years Greetings / Schedule for 2013

Wishing you all the very best for the New Year!
Here is our schedule for 2013.

■26, 27 Jan New creation “Dancer R’s Cell”/ Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre, Japan

■4,5 Mar Special performance
Spring, in one night - inspired by Bruno Schulz's Spring in Tokyo, Japan
■15, 16 Mar DAH-DAH-SKO-DAH-DAH in Wien, Austria
■12 Apr New creation with live pipe organ / Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre, Japan
■5 May La Folle Journée au Japon / Tokyo International Forum, Japan
■16-18 May MIRROR AND MUSIC / Novel Hall for Performing Arts in Taipei, Taiwan
■24 May SKINNERS / Festspielhaus Bregenz, Austria
■27 May OBSESSION / Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam, Holland



■Sep New creation / Tokyo
■Oct New choreographic piece for Paris Opera Ballet
■Nov European Tour (SKINNERS, Others)


New Years Greetings / Schedule for 2013