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You Yamagami

Actor, Director, Translator

Japan directors' association international department

English, French speaking Japanese actor

 

Born in Tokyo, Japan 1966

Education École Philippe Gaulier, Paris

Sophia University, Japan, Bachelor of French literature 

Agent Rizo

 

BACKGROUND

2009
Invited to the workshop by Ariane Mnouchkine of Theatre du Soleil,Paris

2004-2007
Method of Feldenkrais, Atelier Solange Adaire, Paris
2004
"A ritual around <Les Bonne>of Jean Genet", workshop by Yoshi Oida, National Centre of Dance, Paris
2004
Second year’s'' Bouffon '', Ecole Philippe Gaulier International school of Theatre, Paris
2003-2004

Ecole Philippe Gaulier, International school of Theatre, Paris
2003
Arrived in Paris with the program of sending artists abroad by Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs
2001
''Clown and Bouffon'' workshop of Philippe Gaulier, Tokyo
1989
Acting, School of the theatre company Seinenza, Tokyo

 

ACTING

2019
-Reading Ken Miyamoto presented by Japan directors association(JDA)
-"Necessary Targets"written by Eve Ensler in the role of Jelena, the first production of the company Ova9

2018
-Improvisation theatre by actors -practice and dialogue
-Next generation in Asia, Theatre festival for young audience in Tokyo(Collaboration of Asian artists)

2017
Clown show "Cabaret des fous No.4" in Saravah Tokyo 
Solo clown ‘’Monsieur japonais’’ in Caravane Casquette, Bruxelles

2016
“TOC TOC” of Laurent Baffie, directed and translated by You Yamagami presented by Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs
2015
Reading theatre of Kunio Kishida

2014
Collaborated as a local actor to Teatro de los Sentidos(Barcelona) inWorld Theatre Festival in Shizuoka
2013
Organized and performed "Snow White" created by Catherine Baÿ at Tokyo Midtown in “Roppongi art night 2013”
2012-2014
Clown show, "Cabaret des fous"at Saravah Tokyo
2012
Leading part, The Cherry Orchard, Japanese adaptation directed by Ruth Kanner at Theatre Caï, Tokyo
2009
“ TheOdyssey of the Oddness”(in French) Fuji Scene Francophone production, Tokyo "How I Learned to Drive" of Paula Vogel, presented by Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs, Seinenza theatre, Tokyo
2008
"Ur Faust2008"directed by Kazuyoshi Kushida, Matsumoto Art Center
"Don Quixote" at international theatre festival in Sibiu, with Plasticiens Volants(France)
"As you like it" W.Shakespear New National Theatre, Tokyo
2007
"Snow White", Museum of Contemporary Art In Val-de-Marne, France, directed by Catherine Baÿ
2006
“COLORSII”-short stories of Molnar Ferenc-, Seinenza theatre,Tokyo
“Squeez’d” 3lemons’ first production in Japan, Arakawa, Tokyo
“Snow White”, park of Villette, Paris, directed by Catherine Baÿ
2005
"COLORS-women who don't get married-” Seinenza Theater,Tokyo
2004
Solo clown, cabaret La Fonderie, Paris 20eme
Solo clown, ''Ballade sous chapiteau'', Paris 18eme
2002
Leading character, "Morte Accidentale di un Anarchico" written by Dario Fo, the first production in Japan, directed by Kuniaki Ida at Theatre Caï, Tokyo
1998
''The Capital of Kingdom of Gods'', New National Theatre, Tokyo Japan
Cincinnati, New Orleans, New York, Pensacola U.S.

Other professional experiences in Japan(Theatre, TV, Video movie, Dubbing)

 


DIRECTING

2019
Reproduction of “TOC TOC” written by Laurent Baffie, Japanese adaptation translated by You Yamagami

Translation in Japanese "Le garçon au visage disparu" written by Larry Trembay for reading in Sengawa theatre

2018
Assistant director for the reproduction of "La Potiche"of Barillet and Grédy, Japanese adaptation tour in Japan

2017
"A woman upstairs"of Bunroku Shishi presented by Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs
Co-direction of "Princesse Monokini est née au Japon"of and with Junko MURAKAMI in Paris

2016
 "La facture"of Françoise Dorin, Japanese adaptation

“TOC TOC” written by Laurent Baffie, translated by You Yamagami presented by Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs

2015
« Thé à la menthe ou t’es citron? »written by Danielle Navarro and Patrick Haudecoeur, Japanese adaptation with Theatre company NLT
2013
“The Misunderstanding ”of A.Camus, Japanese adaptation with Company Zora, Tokyo
2010

"I want to see Mioussov” written by V.Kataev, with Theatre company NLT, Tokyo

2008
Clown duo Sabine&Gerda « The Party » in Vienna, Austria
"Aucassin et Nicolette" co-direction with Theatre company NLT, Theatre Green, Tokyo

 

TEACHING
2006
clown workshop at Aoyama Theatre, Tokyo

2004-2005
movement teacher in Ecole Philippe Gaulier, Paris

 

SKILLS
Stage Lighting Operations Languages: English, French Drums, percussions

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