inkBoat is a physical theatre and dance company founded by Shinichi Iova-Koga in 1998. The company performs in theaters and site specific locations. Repertory and research integrate the interplay of multiple artistic disciplines and viewpoints, both experimental and traditional, resulting in original performance compositions. Themes and subjects arise from meticulous examination of everyday life, with primary content arising from the body, resulting in both refined and raw expressions.
We derive inspiration from working in wild, natural settings and urban existence.

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Action Theater Workshop

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Performance: Friday, May 5: 7pm-8pm Workshop: Saturday, May 6: 10am – 4:30pm Sunday, May 7: 10am – 1:30pm These workshops build on the awakened physical body as a vehicle to…

95 RITUALS book published!

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This book documents the performance project 95 Rituals, directed by Shinichi Iova-Koga, performed by physical theater company inkBoat and invited guests, and presented by Dancers’ Group in 2015. Dedicated to…

Collaboration with ODC/KT Nelson on “Listening Last”

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ODC Dance Company co-choreographed and directed by KT Nelson and Shinichi Iova-Koga Shinichi Iova-Koga collaborates with ODC Co-Artistic Director KT Nelson to create Listening Last, a ODC/Dance full-company work that…

inkBoat touring works 2015

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Two touring works from inkBoat in 2015: “Crazy Cloud” and “Line Between.”