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True Colors DANCE

CARAVAN

 

 

From April 2022, True Colors Festival hits the road on its latest adventure! True Colors CARAVAN will traverse seven cities around Japan in a bright yellow school bus!

Stay tuned as CARAVAN reaches your city, celebrating and sharing experiences of diversity, and revealing how amazing life can be when everyone’s included!

Events

CARAVAN Performers

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A special troupe will accompany True Colors CARAVAN – the CARAVAN performers. Led by Daiki, Japan’s first Krump dancer with dwarfism, the troupe features Kenta Kambara, a wheelchair dancer and aerial performer who performed at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games; Kanoken, a street dancer with a hearing impairment; Eri, a ballet dancer; Yusei Tekoe, a freestyle dancer; Haruki, a human beatboxer living with mosaic Down syndrome; and Keita Tokunaga, wheelchair DJ and fashion journalist. Expect different performances in each city as the troupe’s acts grow and evolve with local guest performers.

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Since December 2021, SCHOOL of LOCK!, Tokyo FM’s radio show, has commenced SOCIAL LOCKS! – a new segment in collaboration with True Colors Festival.

CREDITS

Presenter The Nippon Foundation DIVERSITY IN THE ARTS
Co-organizer The Nippon Foundation
Main Sponsor Tokyu Group, Tik Tok
Participating Sponsors Facebook, Twitter Japan INC., Yahoo Japan Corporation
Broadcasted By Tokyo FM Broadcasting Co., Ltd
Supported by Japan Disability Forum

Planning & Production

WR inc.

Creative Director & Planner Hiroki Morishita
Event Director Hiroki Matsumoto
Accessibility Director Hiroki Nishimoto
Project Manager Aki Yamaoda
Assistant Tomoko Tanimoto

Campaign Visuals

Models DAIKI, Eri, HARUKI, KANOKEN, Kenta Kambara, Yusei Tekoe
Creative Director Hiroki Morishita (WR)
Copywriter Hiroshi Ando
Art Director Chie Kakinuma
Photographer ABIKO Sachie
Photographic Art Shinichiro Abe (ASILART)
Costumes and Stylist Miki Nakamura
Hair and Make-up Junko Usami, Takeshi Tanimoto
Vehicles Sei Nakabayashi (R.system), Soshi Tanaka (R.system)

Campaign Film

Performers DAIKI, Eri, HARUKI, KANOKEN, Kenta Kambara, Yusei Tekoe
Creative Director Hiroki Morishita (WR)
Copywriter Hiroshi Ando
Director Hiroteru Matsuda
Producer Takashi Shirayama (SINGALLERITY)
Cameraman Shun Hanawa (SINGALLERITY), Kenichi Yamada
Assistant Naoki Arima
Costumes and Stylist Miki Nakamura
Hair and Make-up Junko Usami, Takeshi Tanimoto
Performance Instruction Makiko Izu
Music Masumi Muranaka
Illustrated Character Jin Kitamura
Vehicles Satoshi Nakabayashi (R.system), Sodo Tanaka (R.system)
Assistant Tomoko Tanimoto (WR)

Performance

Direction & Choreography DAIKI, Makiko Izu
Music Masumi Muranaka
Costumes and Stylist Miki Nakamura
Performers DAIKI, Eri, HARUKI, KANOKEN, Kenta Kambara, Yusei Tekoe
DJ Keita Tokunaga

Event

Production and Management Hiroki Matsumoto (WR), Katsuhide Hayakawa
Accessibility Director Hiroki Nishimoto (WR)
Management Yuka Sogabe
PR Kim So Yeon
Publicity Rena Hirabaru (mazecoze Laboratory), Yamaoda Aki (WR)
Decorative Arts Ryouhei Murakami (studioBOWL)
Design & Set-up Syuuhei Watabe (Shimizu Octo, Inc.), Takuya Okamoto (Shimizu Octo, Inc.)
Sounds Takanori Imai (AiDE)
Lighting Motohiro Oi (LIGHT COSMO)
Imaging Equipment Hiroyasu Nagafuchi (Strawberry Media Arts)
Power Supply Keiji Kanda (First)
Equipment Takuma Higuchi (NISHIO RENT ALL)
Vehicles Sei Nakabayasgu (R.system)

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True Colors Festival

TCF is a long-running international festival of performing arts. We celebrate diversity and inclusion, and embrace the fact that we are One World, One Family. We choose the arts as our platform, for its power to move, inspire and heal.

As a festival, TCF brings people together to generate exchanges, innovation and creativity; and transform the way we relate to each other.

Presented by The Nippon Foundation, TCF brings diverse artists and audiences together through concerts, documentaries, music videos, film screenings, children's programs, musicals, workshops and other activities. Since 2006, festivals have been organized in Southeast Asia and Japan, with more than 1,200 artists from more than 30 countries connecting with a global audience in more than 80 countries.

TCF invites you to journey with us, to enjoy, experience, share and spread our consciousness of being One World, One Family.

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By True Colors Festival Team

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