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Underground Airport

Contact person :
Yasuro Ito
Position :
Artistc Director
Link :
Underground Airport is a performing arts unit in Tokyo. We create Theatre Pieces, Musicals, Immersive Theatre Projects. We think about the problem of Society and People, and reconstruct a metaphysical structure of the pieces. In 2014, we are chosen by National Theatre Wales\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s R & D project \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Waleslab\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\", and researched about the red dragon myth of Wales and New nuclear unit in North Wales which would be built by Japanese company. We brought back the idea of new musical about humanity and Nuclear Power, created a new musical \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Red Dragon and Soil Traveller\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" in 2016, and got Silver Grand Prix and Production Award of Corich Performing Arts Festival 2016.

Last update : 14 Oct. 2021


An immersive project \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Were Born\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" in 2018.
We created this project at the biggest Hair Salon in Omotesando, Tokyo. Audience have to wear mask, and not allow to speak inside the salon. And salon become \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"a concentration camp of fragmented poetry\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\".

An immersive project \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Safaring the Night\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" in Sumida, Tokyo, 2017.
This project about AI and Humanity in 2045, just before the singularity. And it is also based upon the \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Midsummer Night\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s Dream\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" of W.Shakespeare.

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