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Ismaera Takeo Ishii

Takeo Ishii is native from Japan. Skillful and unclassifiable dancer aged 30, his multiple experiences led him to master contemporary and contact dance, modern jazz, butô, sabar as well as hip hop from his trips and trainings in Senegal, the United States, Holland, Japan and France.

Settled in France since 2012, he has collaborated with several French and foreign artists: David Zambrano, Monika Gintersdorfer, Brahim Bouchelaghem, Kadir Amigo Memis, Juha Marsalo… He was finalist for the international dance competition Juste Debout in the category “experimental” representing Japan (organised in Paris Bercy).