inkBoat is a physical theatre and dance company founded by Shinichi Iova-Koga in 1998. With members based in San Francisco, Luzern, Paris and Berlin, the company performs throughout North America, Europe, South Korea and Japan 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. [MORE]

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August 24, 25 (Saturday, Sunday) 201910:00 – 17:00 In this two-day workshop led by Dana and Shinichi Iova-Koga we will develop qualities of movement, our connection to the ground and…

Shinichi and Dana Iova-Koga

3-month Winter Training

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Led by Shinichi and Dana Iova-Koga, this will be a unique training opportunity, a chance to train, develop and articulate abilities, awareness and possibilities as a human, mover or performer….

Crazy Cloud (excerpt from start)

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“The simplicity and rigor of the tiny gestures appeared to come from somewhere outside time. The force with which they repeatedly fell or threw themselves to the floor looked propelled by more than earthly gravity.”
-Rita Felciano, Dance View Times

95 Rituals: Welcome to the Eureka

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““95 Rituals,” a perambulatory birthday tribute to the modern dance pioneer devised by physical theater and dance company inkBoat… mix humor, introspection, playfulness and memory with fearless gestures and thoughtfully crafted drama.” – Mary Ellen Hunt, SF Chronicle, 2015