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 Iova-Koga and Pamela Z

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SOUND | SILENCE | MOTION | STILLNESS “As a duo, Z and Iova-Koga displayed remarkable attunement, performing with unity of intent and deliberate, intoxicating command. It helps that their individual…

Architectural Intervention Improvisation: Steve Adams, John Hanes, Shinichi Iova-Koga

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This Architectural Intervention Improvisation worked off of Sarah Oppenheimer’s exhibit in the Mills Art Museum. This is the third improvisation of Adams, Hanes, Iova-Koga November 7, 2014. (11 minute edit)…

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Osanai & Raymond: Noguchi Gymnastics, Forsythe & Hino

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REGISTER HERE Winter Dance Intensive 2015 Mari Osanai [January 4 & 7-11] & Amy Raymond [January 11 & 12] Presented by Mills Dance Department, project agora and inkBoat. Mari Osanai workshop: Noguchi Gymnastics Mari…

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…