Curriculum Vitae

inkBoat Performances

2015

Line Between | Seoul International Dance Festival | Seoul | October 6
95 Rituals | Hyde Street Pier | San Francisco | July 7-11
Ritual 71: transient | Studio 1 | San Francisco | June 27
Ritual 50-70 | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Forum | San Francisco | June 21
Lost Rituals | inkGround | Petrolia | June 14
Ritual 8-27: market | Fort Mason Center/SFIAF | San Francisco | May 31
Ritual 3: ascent
Ritual 2: future numbers | Joe Goode Annex | San Francisco | February 21
Ritual 2: future numbers | Mills College Art Museum | Oakland | February 20
Ritual 1: thicket | Mills College, Studio 1 | Oakland | January 23

2014

Sound | silence | motion | stillness | Center for New Music | San Francisco | December 15
Architectural Intervention | Mills College Art Museum | Oakland | November 7
Vessels for Improvisation | Eureka Ferryboat | San Francisco | October 4
Improvisation 3 | Berkeley Art Festival | Berkeley | April 27

2013

Without Us (work in progress) | Tenderloin National Forest | San Francisco | November 10
Utopia Improvisation | Contemporary Jewish Museum | San Francisco | November 7
Vessels for Improvisaiton | Eureka Ferryboat | San Francsico | November 2
Tree (site specific) | Trolley Dances | San Francisco | October 19, 20
Without Us (work in progress) | Mills Art Museum | Oakland | September 28
Improvisation #96 | Kunstoff | San Francisco | April 20
Without Us (work in progress) | CounterPULSE | San Francisco | April 5, 6, 7
“Without Us” is being developed for a 2017 premiere, directed by Shinichi Iova-Koga.

2012

Crazy Cloud | NPN Conference at Painted Bride | Philadelphia | Dec 15
Crazy Cloud | Painted Bride | Philadelphia | May 5
Crazy Cloud | CAVE | New York | May 1
Crazy Cloud | Highways | Santa Monica | April 27, 28
Crazy Cloud| Arcata Playhouse | Arcata | April 19
Line Between | Roundhouse Theater | Vancouver International Dance Festival | March 6, 7
improvisation | Om Center | Omaha | February 18

2011

Line Between | ODC Theater | San Francisco | December 2, 3, 4

2010

ODD | Malonga Center for the Arts | Oakland | Nov. 5-7
ODD | ODC | San Francisco | Nov. 5-7
Crazy Cloud | Theater Artaud | San Francisco | May 27-30
Milk Traces | University Theater | U.C. Riverside | Jan. 29

“ODD” is a project of inkBoat and AXIS Dance Company, Directed by Shinichi Iova-Koga.
“Crazy Cloud” is a project of inkBoat and Ko Murobushi supported by MANCC, CTN, Highways and San Francisco International Arts Festival.

2009

Ame to Ame | Japan Society | New York | October 15, 16, 17
Ame to Ame| ODC | San Francisco | October 10, 11
Ame to Ame | Bielefeld | July 13
Ame to Ame | Leipzig | July 10, 11
Milk Traces | Southern Theater | Minneapolis | May 15,16
Milk Traces | Philadelphia Dance Projects / TEMPLE UNIVERSITY | Philadelphia | February 27, 28

2008

Crazy Cloud (w.i.p) | Noh Space | San Francisco | September 14
c(H)ord | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts | San Francisco | April 24, 25, 26

“c(H)ord” is a multi-national project directed by Iova-Koga and commissioned by YBCA. Awarded “Outstanding Achievement in Performance – Company” by Isadora Duncan Dance Committee.

2007

Milk Traces | Japan Society | New York | October 27
Milk Traces | Dock 11 | Berlin | September 28, 29
Ame to Ame | Wacker Bühne | Darmstadt, Germany | Sept 14
Milk Traces | RED CAT | Los Angeles | August 2,3,4
Milk Traces | Noh Space | San Francisco | February 8-11
Milk Traces | BRAVA theater | San Francisco | January 19,20

“Milk Traces” is a solo performance by Iova-Koga.

2006

Mariko Horo | Munich Dance Festival | Munich | November 10-12
Shine Black | Strasnicke Divadlo | Praha, CZ | October 19
Glass Head | JCC | San Francisco | April 28, 29
Milk Traces (w.i.p.) | 24th Street Theatre | Los Angeles | March 18
Milk Traces (w.i.p) | Synapsis Studio | Arcata, CA | March 5

“Glass Head” is a collaboration with ROVA Saxophone Quartet, featuring dance by Iova-Koga and Yuko Kaseki.
“Mariko Horo” is a collaboration with media artist Tamiko Thiel, featuring dance by Iova-Koga and Takuya Ishide.
“Shine Black” is a collaboration with musician Mirek Vodrazka, featuring dance by Iova-Koga and Ishide.

2005

Ame to Ame | Kunsthaus Graz | Graz, Austria | June 24, 26
Black Map (work in progress title for The Crow Line) | San Francisco Arts International Festival | May 25 –29 Ame to Ame | Dock 11| Berlin | March 10 – 19

2004

Ame to Ame | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts | SF | August 6-14
Ame to Ame| Dock 11| Berlin | July 8-11
Ame to Ame | Fabrik Potsdam| Potsdam, Germany | June 25,26
Ame to Ame | C.E.S.T.A.| Tabor, Czech Republic | June 4-6

“Ame to Ame” is a duet (Iova-Koga/Kaseki) dance performance co-produced by inkBoat and cokaseki. Awarded Outstanding Ensemble Performance by Isadora Duncan Dance Awards (the “Izzies”). Also nominated for Choreography, Music, and Visual Design. Directed by Marc Ates.

2003

LOVE is SHOCK | NY Butoh Festival | New York | 11-19 October
LOVE is SHOCK | Kasuga Shrine | Nara-ken, Japan | 13,14 September
Donkey Star w/ Takuya Ishiide & Yuri Nagaoka | Artland | Tokyo | 10 July
Donkey Star | Strange Fruits | Tokyo | 20 June
Heaven’s Radio | Venue 9 | San Francisco | 5-15 June
Donkey Star | CAVE gallery | New York | 4 May
Donkey Star | Intimate Theater | Seattle | 19, 20 April
Tasting an Ocean | Noh Space | San Francisco | 20-30 March

“Love is Shock” is a Iova-Koga solo.
“Donkey Star” is the improvisational work of Iova-Koga and Kaseki.
“Heaven’s Radio” is dance theatre adaptation of Samuel Beckett’s radio-play “All That Fall”. Awarded Best Visual Design by Isadora Duncan Dance Awards (the “Izzies”). Also nominated for Choreography, Music, and Outstanding Performance. Directed by Allen Willner.
“Tasting an Ocean” is a Iova-Koga solo.

2002

Onion | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts | San Francisco | 7 – 9 November
Tasting an Ocean | Orph Theater | Berlin | 30 May – 9 June
The Duchess | Dance on Camera Festival at Lincoln Center | New York | 10-18 January

“Onion” is a quartet performance. Comissioned by Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Funded in part by James Irvine Foundation and Rockefeller Foundation. Directed by Shinichi Iova-Koga.
“The Duchess” is the film adaptation of “Cockroach”. The film has shown in festivals throughout Europe, Asia and North America. Realized by Eric Koziol and inkBoat.

2001

Cockroach | Theater Artaud | San Francisco | 28 November – 8 December
Tasting an Ocean | Vancouver Dance Fest | Vancouver | 13,14 November
Tasting an Ocean | Divadlo Disk | Prague | 12,13 October
Cockroach | Pfefferburg | Berlin | 14 September
Cockroach | Fabrik Potsdam | Potsdam, Germany | 6-8 September
Cockroach | Schloss Bröllin | Bröllin, Germany | 17-18 August
Cockroach | The Marsh | San Francisco | 18, 19 July
Shards | Temescal Arts Center | Oakland | 6-8 July
Onion (work in progress) | Venue 9 | San Francisco | 6, 9, 12 May
Heaven’s Radio | Venue 9 | San Francisco | 5, 8, 13 May
Shards | Articles | Mendocino | 13-15 April
Tasting an Ocean (work in progress) | Overtoom 301 | Amsterdam | 28-30 January

“Cockroach” is a 12 performer work, combining musicians and dancers as characters on stage. Nominated by the Isadora Duncan Awards for “Visual Design.”
“Shards” is a presentation of solos from the members of inkBoat.

2000

Cockroach | On The Boards Theater | Seattle | 9-10 November
Cockroach (work in progress) | Theater Artaud/Z Program | San Francisco | 5-7 October
Cockroach (work in progress) | Theater Artaud/SF Butoh | San Francisco | 4-5 August
Cockroach (work in progress) | SF Street Theater Fest | San Francisco | 12 June
Cockroach (work in progress) | Temescal Arts Center | Oakland | 12-14 May

1999

Tasting an Ocean (work in progress) | Ars Locus | Kyoto | 4 November
Mirror with Wings | Plan B | Tokyo | 11 November
Falling Dust | Orph Theatre | Berlin | 20-30 August
Cockroach (work in progress) | Schloss Bröllin | Bröllin, Germany | 13-14 August
Onion (work in progress) | SF Street Festival | San Francisco | 6 June
Onion (work in progress) | Noh Space | San Francisco | 28 March
Falling Dust | Noh Space | San Francisco | 22 February
Tasting an Ocean (work in progress) | Noh Space | San Francisco | 1 February

“Mirror with Wings” is the duet performance of Iova-Koga and Yuri Nagaoka.
“Falling Dust” is a collaborative performance by Iova-Koga and members of the music group Sleepytime Gorilla Museum.

1998

Falling Dust | SF Art Institute | San Francisco | 15 December
Distant Breath | Attitudes Festival | Nancy, France | 24 November

Artist Residencies

ODC, San Francisco
2009-2012

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco
Aug-Sept. 2002

Fabrik Potsdam, Germany
September 2001

Schloss Broellin, Germany
August 2001

Schloss Broellin, Germany
August 1999

Le Hangar, Nancy, France
November 1998

La Friche, Marseille, France
Jan-March 1998