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September 9th (Wed) - 22nd (Tue)

Toyooka Theater Festival 2020

The city of Toyooka is holding an annual Theater Festival from September 9th to 22nd, 2020! Theatrical, dance, and street performances will take place in various towns within Toyooka City, so locals and visitors alike can enjoy the fun! Please refer to the schedule below for the dates and times for the paid “main” performances and free “fringe” performances.

MAIN PERFORMANCES

FRINGE PERFORMANCES
Theater Performances
“Traveling with Zanzaka”
1-hour theater performance by Blue Egonaku
9/10 (Thu) @ 17:30 – Takeno – Oku Kinosaki Riverside Hotel grounds
9/11 (Fri) @ 17:30 – Takeno – Oku Kinosaki Riverside Hotel grounds
9/12 (Sat) @ 17:30 – Takeno – Oku Kinosaki Riverside Hotel grounds
9/13 (Sun) @ 17:30 – Takeno – Oku Kinosaki Riverside Hotel grounds


“The Moon Over the Mountain”
40-minute theater performance by Kosuge Sangetsuki x Nakagawa Yuki
9/14 (Mon) @ 16:00 – Kinosaki – Onsenji Temple, Yakushido

“Kamishibai-ya (paper drama)”
15-minute theater performance by Nissaka Haruna
9/12 (Sat) @ 10:00 & 18:00 – Citizen’s Square in front of Toyooka City Hall
9/12 (Sat) @ 15:00 – Ebara Riverside Theatre
9/13 (Sun) @ 10:00 – Ebara Riverside Theatre

“Phone”
40-minute theater performance by Gekidan Futsu
9/18 (Fri) @ 21:00 – Workpia Hidaka
9/19 (Sat) – 9/20 (Sun) @ 13:30 – Workpia Hidaka

“Squid Eraser”
1-hour theater performance by Hirota Yuumi + Futakuchi Haruma
9/19 (Sat) @ 17:00 – Workpia Hidaka
9/20 (Sun) @ 18:30 – Workpia Hidaka
9/21 (Mon) @ 15:00 – Workpia Hidaka

“Golden Bat”
1-hour theater performance by Rabbit Stripe
9/16 (Wed) @ 18:30 – Event Square in front of Ebara Station
9/17 (Thu) @ 17:00 – Event Square in front of Ebara Station
9/18 (Fri) @ 10:00 – Event Square in front of Ebara Station


“libido:AESOP 0.9”
1-hour theater performance by theatre apartment complex libido
9/9 (Wed) @ 16:30 – UP Kannabe Central Grounds
9/10 (Thu) @ 16:30 – UP Kannabe Central Grounds
9/11 (Fri) @ 16:00 – UP Kannabe Central Grounds


“Love Dialogue Now”
1-hour theater performance by Space Not Blank
9/12 (Sat) @ 16:30 – UP Kannabe Central Ski Slope
9/13 (Sun) @ 16:30 – UP Kannabe Central Ski Slope

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Street Performances

“HISHITO (continuation)”
30-minute street performance by Chinen Haru
9/9 (Wed) @ 20:00 – Hidaka – Ebara Riverside Theatre
9/10 (Thu) @ 20:00 – Hidaka – Ebara Riverside Theatre
9/11 (Fri) @ 21:00 – Toyooka – Citizen’s Square in front of Toyooka City Hall
9/12 (Sat) @ 20:00 – Hidaka – Ebara Riverside Theatre
9/13 (Sun) @ 20:30 – Hidaka – Ebara Riverside Theatre
9/16 (Wed) @ 19:30 – Hidaka – Event Square in front of Ebara Station
9/18 (Fri) @ 20:30 – Hidaka – Ebara Riverside Theatre
9/19 (Sat) @ 19:00 – Hidaka – Event Square in front of Ebara Station
9/22 (Tue) @ 18:30 – Takeno – Oku Kinosaki Riverside Hotel grounds

Ebara Riverside Theatre


“Street Corner Lovers ~Steam Circus Edition~”
1-hour street performance by to R mansions
9/11 (Fri) – 9/12 (Sat), 9/18 (Fri) – 9/21 (Mon) @ 20:00 – Around Kiyamachi Street

“Living Statue”
Street performance by Nanimi Pikaru
9/19 (Sat) – 9/22 (Tue) – In various venues of the Toyooka Theater Festival

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Dance Performances

“MOVE-MOV(I)E MEN-MENT!!!!”
Dance performance by Aokid x Takumi-chan
9/17 (Thu) @ 16:00 – Takeno – Takano Shrine
9/19 (Sat) @ 17:00 – Takeno Beach
9/20 (Sun) @ 10:15, 12:15, & 13:15 – Tajima Fisheries Cooperative Association Takeno Branch
9/22 (Tue) @ 15:30 – Takeno Beach


“blooming dots”
1-hour dance performance by Osamu Shikichi
9/19 (Sat) @ 11:30 & 20:00 – Takeno – Oku Kinosaki Riverside Hotel Banquet Hall
9/19 (Sat) @ 20:00 – Online
9/20 (Sun) @ 14:00 – Takeno – Oku Kinosaki Riverside Hotel Banquet Hall
9/21 (Mon) @ 9:30 – Takeno – Oku Kinosaki Riverside Hotel Banquet Hall
9/21 (Mon) @ 9:30 & 20:00 – Online


“Walking in Neko-machi, Takeno-cho”
50-minute dance performance by Kyogoku Tomohiko Dance Project
9/21 (Mon) @ 17:10 – Tajima Fisheries Cooperative Association & around Takeno Beach
9/22 (Tue) @ 17:10 – Tajima Fisheries Cooperative Association & around Takeno Beach

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Study Sessions / Workshops

“Study Session on LGBTQ”
1 1/2-hour study session by Wada Hanako
9/12 (Sat) @ 16:00 – Kinosaki International Art Center Studio 1


“Study session on LGBTQ for Actors, Playwrights, Directors, and Producers”
3 1/2-hour study session by Wada Hanako
9/14 (Mon) @ 13:00 – Kinosaki International Art Center Studio 1
9/15 (Tue) @ 18:00 – Online
9/18 (Fri) @ 18:00 – Online

“Seriously? A serious sex talk”
90-minute – 2-hour workshop by Danstork
9/12 (Sat) @ 13:00 – Workpia Hidaka
9/13 (Sun) @ 19:30 – Online


“Old Age and Theater Workshop”
2-hour workshop by “Old Age and Theater” OiBokkeShi
9/19 (Sat) @ 15:00 – Hidaka Culture Gymnasium

“Study session on how to deal with copyright by playwrights: About licenses after death”
2-hour study session by Female Playwright Association
9/10 (Thu) @ 18:00 – Online


“Workshop meeting to think about ‘democratic acting'”
2 1/2-hour workshop by Takenaka Kyoko
9/17 (Thu) @ 18:30 – Online
9/18 (Fri) @ 18:30 – Online
9/19 (Sat) @ 14:30 – Online


“Towards ‘Tanto Dance Company’~research on the activities and performing arts of the Tanto area in Toyooka City~”
1-hour research/talk by Karasuma Stroke Rock
9/21 (Mon) @ 12:00 – Online

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Other Performances / Installations

“A Ghost Story Heard in Kinosaki”
40-minute reading by Tenmei Ruriko (Kyokudo Nanmei)
9/11 (Fri) @ 20:00 – Kinosaki Literary Museum
9/12 (Sat) @ 20:00 – Kinosaki Literary Museum
9/13 (Sun) @ 20:00 – Kinosaki Literary Museum


“DIVE/JOURNEY”
40-minute physical comedy by to R mansion
9/21 @ 11:00 & 14:00 – Hidaka Culture Gymnasium


“Observation Point”
Installation by Echigo Masashi
9/9 (Wed) – 9/22 (Tue) – Around Ebara Station


“Sand Mile”
1-hour fieldwork by Rick Yamakawa
9/16 (Wed), 9/17 (Thu) @ 12:30, 14:30, & 16:30 – Around Ebara Station
9/18 (Fri), 9/19 (Sat) @ 12:30 & 16:30 – Around Ebara Station
9/20 (Sun), 9/21 (Mon) @ 14:30 & 16:30 – Around Ebara Station
9/22 (Tue) @ 14:30 – Around Ebara Station

TRANSPORTATION (9/19, 9/20, 9/21)