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. Presenting in environments ranging from proscenium theater to site specific, inkBoat’s performances mix experimentalism and humor with a hint of the grotesque.

Current Collaborators: Dana Iova-Koga (Dance), Dohee Lee (Korean Dance and Music), Sten Rudstrøm (Action Theater), Yuko Kaseki (Butoh Dance), Sherwood Chen (Dance), Jason Ditzian (Music), Carla Kihlstedt (Music), Peiling Kao (Contemporary Dance), Frank Lee (Architecture), Suki O’Kane (Music), Allen Willner (Lighting), Amy Rathbone (Installation Art), Dan Rathbun (Music), Joshua Kohl (Music) and Haruko Nishimura (Dance & Music).

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Shinichi, Dana, Larry, Bruce

Vessels for Improvisation

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Saturday, October 4th: Vessels for Improvisation Featuring ROVA Saxophone Quartet and inkBoat Live music and dance improvisation aboard the historic ferryboat Eureka at Hyde Street Pier We Players and the National…

Dance on Land, inkGRound, inkBoat, Amy Rathbone

Dance on Land 2014 (photo gallery)

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Practice. For a brief period of time, through our activities at Dance on Land, the lens we look through sees every activity as practice. Eat and be aware of the…

LINE BETWEEN (video edit)

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Izzie Award (2013) winning “Line Between” was created collaboratively, initially by Shinichi Iova-Koga and Dohee Lee as a theatrical dance duet, which expanded to include Dana Iova-Koga as director, Amy Rathbone…