Born in Kyoto in 1975. Since moving to Germany at 17, Shintaro Oue has danced for various companies in Europe. He started making his own works in 2006, and two years later founded his own group, C/Ompany, with Masahiro Yanagimoto and Shintaro Hirahara. Currently based in Sweden, Oue has presented C/Ompany’s works in Japan as well as in Holland and Italy.
Born in Hyogo in 1984. While acting in many films and TV dramas, Mirai Moriyama makes best of the dance experience he has accumulated since childhood and performs in dance and musical productions, such as TeZukA (chor. Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui), Hedwig and the Angry Inch and The Cat That Lived A Million Times in Japan. As Japan Cultural Envoy, Moriyama has resided in Israel since the fall of 2013, working for the Inbal Pinto and Avshalom Pollak Dance Company.
Born in Hokkaido in 1981. One of the original members of the Noism company, Shintaro Hirahara worked there until 2007 when he became independent and founded his own company, OrganWorks. He also works for other groups including C/Ompany, Condors, Shun Project and Theater Company Ikiume. In 2011 he won the Best Choreographer Prize at the Korean International Modern Dance Competition. Since 2013 he has been in Spain as an awardee of the Cultural Agency’s Program of Overseas Study for Upcoming Artists.