島﨑 徹 Toru Shimazaki


1990年、SITTER SCHOOL OF DANCING(カナダ)のバレエ部門主任兼振付家に就任。



振付作品は、Royal Flanders Ballet(ベルギー)、Hubbard Street Dance Chicago(アメリカ)、Colorado Ballet(アメリカ)、Grand Theater de Geneve(スイス)、Introdans(オランダ)、Singapore dance theater (シンガポール)等をはじめ世界各国の舞踊団のレパートリーになっている。

その他では、宝塚歌劇団の「薔薇の封印」や「Never say good bye」、東宝ミュージカル「エリザベート」(2004年から2013年版)の振付けなどを手がける。


Shimazaki first began choreographing while he was the director of the Ballet Department of the Sitter School of Dance in Canada, 1989-91. He has since, choreographed extensively in Europe, America and in his native Japan for many reknowned dance companies including: Japan’s National New Tokyo Theatre, Grand Theatre de Geneve, The Royal Ballet of Flanders, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago,Introdanse, Singapore Dance Theater, Colorado Ballet to mention a few.

He has been on the jury of prestigious International Ballet Competitions, including: The Shanghai International Ballet Competition, Youth America Grand Prix Japan and The Prix de Lausanne where he was also appointed the responsibility of being in charge of the compulsory choreography inthe contemporary dance division, from 2001 to 2003.

Toru Shimazaki is “casting partner” for “Cirque du Soleil” in Japan.
In 2004, he was invited to participate in the American Dance Festival’s (ADF) International Choreographers Commissioning Program. In that same year, his work, “River”, was chosen to represent “today’s Japanese contemporary dance” at the Association of Performing Arts Presenters Annual Conference.
Toru Shimazaki choreographed the Austrian musical “Elizabeth”.
He is presently the Directing Professor of The Dance Program in the Music Department of Kobe Jogakuin College, Japan.






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