Yuji Uragami’s Latest News
By Deborah Searle of Dance Informa.
Where have you performed recently?
I performed with Chicago Human Rhythm Project in August, 2012. I also performed at National Tap Day (the biggest tap festival in Japan) in April this year, and at Tokyo International Tap Festival in May. I am performing as a member of Shanghai Jazz Band in Shanghai in June.
Have you choreographed any works recently?
Yes, at National Tap Day in April and at Tokyo International Tap Festival in May
What projects are you currently working on?
- Solo tap performance, Tapdancerize, in October
- In Search Of Jazz in December
- Traveling Souls - a tap dance company in Japan.
What are your plans for the next year?
- I have some tap performances with Traveling Souls - when and where I am not sure yet.
- Revo trap with dancer RONXⅡas a duo at Hyogo in March, 2014.
- National Tap Day and Tokyo International Tap Festival in 2014.
Where can tap dancers take classes from you?
At a workshop once a month at Rehearsal Basement, SAG’s studio in Tokyo, and at a Tap beginner class every Monday at Ance in Tokyo.
Visit Yuji Uragami's website at www.uragamiyuji.com