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True Colors DANCE

THE CONCERT 2022

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Nov/19-20

About The Concert

Presenting a stunning multimedia concert experience featuring an international line-up of diverse singers, dancers and musicians from around the world.

The two-hour concert will present more than 20 groups and soloists from 12 countries, performing together on a single stage. Stellar performances, powerful moments of connection and original film content – together they’ll present a first-of-its-kind concert experience.

A celebration of beautiful diversity, THE CONCERT 2022 will shine the spotlight on the uniqueness of each artist while bringing to the fore the very things that make us human.

See you on 19 & 20 November 2022, as the True Colors Festival message of One World, One Family comes to life at Japan’s Tokyo Garden Theater.
90 internationally acclaimed performers. 12 countries. 2 unforgettable hours.

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True Colors Festival
THE CONCERT 2022

●Dates: Saturday, November 19, 2022
Doors open at 4:00 p.m.; performances start at 6:00 p.m.

   Sunday, November 20, 2022
Doors open at 3:00 p.m.; performances start at 5:00 p.m.

●Length of show: Approx. 2.5 hours

●Venue:Tokyo Garden Theater
2-1-6 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-0063

●Enquiries: True Colors Festival THE CONCERT 2022 Operating Office
TEL 050-5541-8600 (weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 08:00 p.m.)
tcc@truecolorsfestival.com

SPECIAL GUEST

KATY PERRY

KATY PERRY

Artists

Japanese Sign Language Performers

  • Kuniy

    Kuniy

    Kuniy has been a member and vocalist of Sign Language band, Kokoro Oto, since 2001. Kuniy was born with congenital sensorineural hearing loss and lost most of her hearing of sounds in the high frequency range due to tardive endolymphatic hydrops at the age of 10.

  • RIMI

    RIMI

    RIMI, an active member in the music scene for the past 25 years, was born with a hearing impairment. RIMI strives to provide entertainment that can be enjoyed by all in the audience, no matter their hearing abilities. RIMI participated in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics’ grand finale.

  • Makoto Takei

    Makoto Takei

    Makoto Takei leverages his experience as a Child of Deaf Adult (CODA) in the field of Sign Language. He initiated the Sign Language band Kokoro Oto in 2000 and assists in Sign Language work for films, TV dramas and theater. Makoto also aided with Sign Language interpretation during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

  • Yoko Yonaiyama

    Yoko Yonaiyama

    Yoko writes for the theater, TV animation and live-action films. Yoko, a Child of Deaf Adult (CODA), and has provided Sign Language interpretation for stage performances since 2011.

International Sign Language Performers

  • Amber Galloway Gallego

    Amber Galloway Gallego

    Often praised for her ability to show the connection between lyrics and sounds, Amber’s music interpretations demonstrate the emotional bonds which have driven music lovers to concerts for years. Members of the deaf community often say they are able to connect with music performances more than ever from Amber’s signing. Her interpretations have even inspired hearing music aficionados to learn Sign Language! Amber has over 14 years of interpreting experience and a Master’s Degree in American Sign Language Interpretation and English Interpreting.

  • Danny Gong

    Danny Gong

    Danny specializes in American Sign Language (ASL) Interpretation, Advanced Japanese Sign Language, International Sign Language and speaks English and Japanese. In 2005, Danny founded DeafJapan to teach the public basic ASL, Japanese Sign Language, English and Japanese. Danny is experienced in providing ASL interpretation, having interpreted at major events such as the Asian Pacific Congress on Deafness, World Deaf Surfing, the World Deaf Golf and Japan International Cooperation Agency leadership training sessions. Danny is also a certified real estate agent and uses his skills in Sign Language and his expertise in real estate to help Persons with Disabilities and their families find ADA-compliant homes.

MC

Sign Language Interpreters for MC

  • Kaori Aso

    Kaori Aso

  • Fumihisa Nagamatsu

    Fumihisa Nagamatsu

Credits

Presented by The Nippon Foundation

Senior Executive Producer Ichiro Kabasawa
Executive Producers Sydney Tan, Toru Aoki, Audrey Perera

CREATIVE

Creative & Music Director
Sydney Tan
Stage Director
Dick Lee
Art Director
Yang Derong
Film Directors
Daniel Yam & Jonathan Choo
Multimedia Director
Sally Lee
Chief Choreographer
Samantha Kan
Creative Producer
Woo Hsia Ling
Stage Designer
Deric Shen
Lighting Designer
Alberta Wileo
Music Arrangers
DJ Krops (ILL-Abilities)
Johnatha Bastos
Rachel Starritt
Sparsh & Jigisha Shah
Wheelsmith
Sydney Tan
Joshua Wan
Ezekiel Keran
Mohd Raffee
Assistant Multimedia Director
Benjamin Kee
Multimedia Animators
Anomalyst Studio
Assistant Choreographer
Sufri Juwahir
Assistant Producers
Sarina Sahari
Mihoko Ueki
Kazuki Nakamura
TRAILER
Creative Producing
Big Brown Voice
Edit & Post Production
Redinox Solutions
MEDIA (INTERNATIONAL)
Social Media & Digital Advertising
Light Years
Media Relations Asia and US
Write Sel Communications
Media Relations Europe
Republic Media
MEDIA (JAPAN)
Media Relations & Marketing
WR Inc.
Yuki Morishita
Hiroki Nishimoto
Aki Yamaoda
ACCESSIBILITY

WR Inc.
SLOW LABEL
(these)abilities

SIGN LANGUAGE
TA-Net (JS)
Kuniy
Makoto Takei
RIMI
Yoko Yonaiyama
Kaori Aso
Fumihisa Nagamatsu

Amber Galloway Gallego
Danny Gong (IS)

PRODUCTION

DENTSU INC.
Chief Producer
Yasumitsu Song
Producers
Masahiko Furukawa
Hajime Higo
Takaya Ishinabe
DENTSU LIVE INC.
Production Producers
Naoto Yamada
Shun Aoki
Assistant Production Producers
Rin Tanaka
Production Manager
Urara Itou
Artist Contracting
Aya Miyagawa
Artist Contracting Assistant
Masaki Nakamura
Operations Management
Tomoka Watanabe
Accessibility Management
Serina Suzuki
DENTSU EVENT OPERATIONS INC.
Artist Information Management
Nao Wakamatsu
Nanako Terakubo
U.C.L. INC.
Artist Information Management
Tomoaki Kawaki
DENTSU MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT INC.
Stage & Technical Adviser
Koichi Nakata
PRG INC.
Technical Director
Takaaki Tanaka (T2)
Assistant Technical Director
Rei Kurosaki
STAGE MANAGEMENT

Clay & Company Inc.

LIGHTING

PRG K.K.

MULTIMEDIA

Strawberry Media Arts Co., LTD.

SOUND

Flysound CO.Itd
TOKYO ONKEN

STAGE CONSTRUCTION

Shimizu Octo, Inc.

VENUE OPERATION

Various Dimensions Co., Ltd.
KYODO FACTORY INC.
Total Expert Security

LOGISTICS

JTB Corp.

LIVE STREAMING

TAKENAKA Co Ltd

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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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