Founded by Shinichi Iova-Koga in 1998, inkBoat is a physical theatre & dance company built by and with the collaborative efforts of choreographers, musicians, dancers, actors, visual artists and directors. The company concerns itself with everyday reality and mystery, merging tradition and experimentalism.

Current CollaboratorsSherwood Chen, Body Weather teacher; Heekyung Cho, Seoul based dancer and choreographer; Jason Ditzian, klezmer; Dana Iova-Koga investigates how body and landscape meet; Peiling Kao, Taiwanese contemporary dancer and choreographer; Yuko Kaseki, Butoh Dancer; Carla Kihlstedt, songstress; Joshua Kohl, composer, Co-Artistic Director of Degenerate Art Ensemble;  Dohee Lee transforms traditional Korean Dance and Music into experimental theater;
Frank Lee, carpenter; Crow Nishimura, dancer, singer, choreographer Co-Artistic Director of Degenerate Art Ensemble; Suki O’Kane, a sonic artist informed by Eastern sensibilities; Amy Rathbone, installation artist; Dan Rathbun, instrument builder and co-founder of Sleepytime Gorilla Museum: Sten Rudstrøm, poet/writer who practices and teaches Action Theater improvisation; Cassie Terman, improvisor and teacher of Action Theater; Allen Willner, visual/lighting designer;

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95 Rituals fundraiser

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The 95 Rituals fundraiser To honor somebody’s life is a big endeavor. There’s no way to make a piece that encapsulates Anna Halprin. Just no way. What we CAN do…

Dance on Land 2014

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The sources of inspiration for Dance on Land 2014 in Northern California and Vermont, include Aikido, kinesthetic response, Qi Gong, mindfulness practice, improvisational dance, physical theater and perhaps most importantly…

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95 Rituals (Shinichi description)

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Shinichi on 95 Rituals: “Anna is the stone, the rock. This rock drops into the pool and we’re all the little ripples that move out from the impact of the rock…

Without Us (process) Tenderloin National Forest

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A second work in progress of Without Us, performed in November 2013 at the Tenderloin National Forest. inkBoat is working towards a 2017 premiere of this work in San Francisco….