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2024.05.31 UPDATE
Summer School 2024

Summer school will be held under the direct guidance of Noism1 members for dancers aiming to become professionals.
This is a three-day intensive course where you can experience Noism’s dance theory and the source of its activities through Noism Method, Noism’s unique training method, Noism Ballet, and Noism’s repertoire of works.


Date: Tuesday, 6 August – Thursday, 8 August, 2024

Venue: RYUTOPIA Niigata City performing Arts Center – Studio B

Instructor: Noism1 members


Tuesday, 6 August

[1] 13:00-14:15  Noism Method (75 minutes)    
[2] 14:30-15:45  Noism Ballet (75 minites)    

[3] 16:00-17:15  Noism Repertoire (75 minutes) 


Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 August

[1] 10:00-11:15  Noism method (75 minutes)    
[2] 11:30-12:45  Noism Ballet (75 minutes)    

[3] 13:00-14:15  Noism Repertoire (75 minutes) 


*The above 3 classes will be held for 3 days.
*Priority will be given to those who are able to attend all the classes, but if there is room in the capacity, it is also possible to attend only one class.

In this case, we will contact you at the end of July.

Noism Method : Training to cultivate the “tense body” originally devised by Jo Kanamori.
Noism Ballet : Noism’s original ballet class based on classical ballet.
Noism Repertoire : Experience a part of Noism works directed and choreographed by Jo Kanamori.


Instructor: : Noism1 members
Participant : People with at least 5 years of dance experience (any genre), aged 16-35, who aim to become professional dancers.
Capacity: 20 participants per class
Participation Fee:
15,000 yen for all classes (tax included)
3,000 yen per class (tax included)
5,000 yen for the whole day (3 classes) (tax included)


How to apply:
Please apply using the form below.
Applications open on Tuesday, 14 May. 2024 from 0:00


[1] Name, [2] Age (at the time of the course), [3] Gender, [3] Address, [4] Telephone number, [5] Email address, [6] Desired date, [7] Preferred class, [8] Dance history (100-200 words in Japanese).

*All applicants will be screened and contacted back with a decision on whether or not they can take part.

*Applications will be closed when the number of places has been filled.


Inquiries :
RYUTOPIA Niigata City Performing Arts Center / Noism Summer School Section
3-2 Ichibanboridori-cho, Chuo-ku, Niigata City 951-8132
Tel: 025-224-5627 (10:00-18:00, except closing days) / Fax: 025-224-5626 / E-mail:


[Access to the venue]
3-2 Ichibanboridori-cho, Chuo-ku, Niigata City 951-8132
Tel: +81-25-224-7000 (Programming Department)

By train ■15 minutes’ walk from Hakusan Station on JR Echigo Line
By car ■15 minutes from Bandai Exit of Niigata Station, 20 minutes from Niigata Chuo IC of Kanetsu Expressway/Banetsu Expressway
By bus ■15-20 minutes from Bandai Exit of Niigata Station, 5 minutes’ walk from Shiyakushomae bus stop on Bandai-bashi line (BRT) in the direction of Aoyama
▸Niigata Kotsu website – Bus schedule, fare table
※ RYUTOPIA does not have a dedicated parking lot. Using public transportation is recommended.
▸ RYUTOPIA website – access page
Organizer: Niigata City Art & Culture Promotion Foundation

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