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AKI SATO / Dancer, Choreographer and Director.

Born in Japan. Since the age of three, she has studied a wide variety of dance forms, including moderm, classical and jazz.
She graduated with major from Toho Gakuen University in Tokyo.
In 1985, she started her own dance company, AKISTUDIO.
In 1987, she directed and choreographed "Dance Symphony STOP and GO" at The Aoyama Enkei Gekijo Theater (one of the national theater in JAPAN ) in Tokyo.

AKI SATO calls the works a "Dance Symphony" because it is a variety of dance forms to express dramatic content.
Since then, she has continued to create new dances, "STOP and GO Part 2", "Part 3", 'STOP and GO Kid's", "A Glass of Water", "A Table for Four", "MAI DANCE Aki Sato Solo Performance", Other then these, she has directed and choreographed many Musicals and motionpictures in JAPAN.
AKI SATO taught at Asahi Culture Center, Seibu Community college, Akiko Yanagi Jazz Dance City, Aki Studio Aoyama School, Aki Studio Shinjuku School, Kuramoto Sou Furano Natural School, Aoi Yoji Musical Factory School, City of Yokohama Cultural Promotion Drama Workshop, and other venues.

AKI SATO, Main Productions Directions and Choreography

"Kinou Kanasibetu de (Once upon a time at Kanasibetu)" 
Written and Produced by So Kuramoto. Sponsored by NIHON TV Co,Ltd.
At Hakuhinkan Theater in Ginza Tokyo; Sapporo Koseinenkin Kaikan National Theater; etc, 1985.

"The Rebellion of Charisma Band"
Produced by ED Planning, at Theater TOP'S in Tokyo; The Kanagawa Younger Generation Hall. Sponsored by City of Yokohama, Yokohama Culture Foundation, 1986. 

"The Concert of Yattemiruken, Tomita Yasuko"
At Nippon Seinenkan Theater in Tokyo, 1986.

Movie"Shinshi Domei (Gentlemens Union)" 
it is Leading Actress was Hiroko Yakushimaru, Predicted by TOHO Production Co;Ltd, 1986.

"Dance Symphony STOP and GO" 
Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by AKI STUDIO DANCE COMPANY.
At Aoyama Enkei National Theater in Tokyo, 1987.

"Tani wa Nemutte ita (Slept The Valley)" 
Written and Producted by So Kuramoto, Sponsored by FUJI TV Co,Ltd. At Furano School Hall in Hokkaido ; Nagoya Art Hall ; Kobe Oriental Theater ; Honda Theater in Tokyo ; Sapporo Honda Theater ; etc, 1988.

"Fools"
Written by Nell Simon, directed by Yoji Aoi. Predicted by SHOCHIKU Production Co,Ltd.
At Sunshine Theater in Tokyo 1988, 1990; Kyoto Minami-za Theater 1990; Osaka Kintetsu Theater 1991; Theater Apple in Tokyo, 1991.

"Dance Symphony STOP and GO Part 2"
Written Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by AKI STUDIO DANCE COMPANY. At Aoyama Enkei National Theater in Tokyo, 1988.

"Dance Symphony STOP and GO at WORLD DESIGN EXPOSITION"
In Nagoya Japan, 1989. Sponsored by World Design Exposition Association.
Broadcaster by NHK Cable TV, "Depo Channel". during the term from July to November 1989.

"Happy Ride"
Written and Produced by Yoji Aoi. At Aoyama Enkei National Theater in Tokyo, 1989.

"Broken-Yotsuya Kaidan(Yostuya Ghost Story)" 
Produced by Shozo Uesugi. At Honda Theater in Tokyo, 1989.

"Dance Symphony STOP and GO Part 3"
Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by AKI STUDIO DANCE COMPANY. At Aoyama Enkei National Theater in Tokyo, 1989.

"Broken-Hamlet" 
Produced by Shozo Uesugi. At Honda Theater in Tokyo, 1990.

Movie "Sawako no Koi(Sawako's Love)"
it is leading actress was Keiko Saito. Produced by TOHO Production Co,Ltd. 1990.

"Dance Symphony STOP and GO KID'S"
Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by AKI STUDIO DANCE COMPANY. At Aoyama Enkei National Theater in Tokyo, 1990.

"Dance Symphony STOP and GO, A Glass of Water"
Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by AKI STUDIO DANCE COMPANY. At Aoyama Enkei National Theater in Tokyo, 1991.

"Recital, SAORI MINE"
at Nakano SUN PLAZA in Tokyo, 1991.

"Broken-Romeo and Juliet"
Produced by Shozo Uesugi. At Panasonic Globe Theater in Tokyo, 1992.

"Dance Symphony STOP and GO, Table for Four"
Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by AKI STUDIO DANCE COMPANY. At Tokyu Cable TV Hall; Iwama Hall in Yokohama, Sponsored by City of Yokohama Cultural Promotion Foundation, 1992.

"Dance Symphony STOP and GO, Table for Four"
Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by AKI STUDIO DANCE COMPANY. At Oita COMPAL, Supported by Oita Godo News-paper; NHK Japan Broadcasting cooperation; OBS Oita Broadcasting System; FM Oita, 1992.

Movie "The Eight Man"
it is leading actor was Kai Shishido. At TOKYO DOME STADIUM, Predicted by ACT Co, Ltd; TOHO Production Co, Ltd. 1992.

"DANCE, Aki Sato Solo Performance"
Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by Aki Sato. At Shimo-meguro Public Hall in Tokyo, 1993.

"Asian/Pacific American Heritage Festival"
Sponsored by the Coalition of Asian/Pacific American Association. At Union Square Park in New York City, May 8, 1993.

"Pat's Concert/ DANCE, Aki Sato Solo Performance"
At New York Conservatory of dance, Jun 30, 1993.

"DANCE, Aki Sato Solo Performance" 
Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by Aki Sato. At New York
Conservatory of dance, August 14, 1993; October 20, 1993; November12, 1994; May 8,1995; At Madison Avenue Baptist Church; Bronx Community College; Heritage Towers in Doylestown, PA. etc.

"Dance in The Park" 
Every Saturday 1993 - 1996.

"DANCE, Aki Sato Solo Performance"
Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by Aki Sato. At Shimo-meguro Public Hall in Tokyo; Oita COMPAL HALL ART ROOM, 1996,Japan.

"Easter Dance Presentation"
"Amazing Grace" "Christmas Dance Presentation" at Madison Avenue Baptist Church, 1996.

"DANCE, Aki Sato Solo Performance" 
Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by Aki Sato.
At NOGAKUDO in Oita. Sponsored by the City of Oita; the Oita City Board of Education; Oita Godo Newspaper; NHK Japan Broadcasting cooperation; OBS Oita Broadcasting System; TOS TV Oita System; OAB Oita Asahi Broadcasting; FM Oita, January 19, 1997. Japan.

"DANCE, Aki Sato Solo Performance"
Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by Aki Sato.
At So Kuramoto Furano School Hall in Hokkaido. February 2 1997. 

"TOYDANCE-Eine Kleine Nachtmusik / Children's Day Presentation" 
Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by AKI STUDIO DANCE COMPANY. at Madison Avenue Baptist Church,
June 1997.

"DANCE, Aki Sato Solo Performance" 
Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by Aki Sato.
At Aoyama Enkei National Theater in Tokyo, 16, August, 1997.

"DANCE, Aki Sato Solo Performance / The Edinburgh Festival"
Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by Aki Sato. Performed by Aki Sato. At Randolph Studio, in Edinburgh, Scotland. August 24~30,1997.

"DANCE, Aki Sato Solo Performance"
Written, Directed, Choreographed
and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by Aki Sato.
At New York Conservatory of Dance, November, 1997.

"TOYDANCE-Nutrocker / Christmas Dance Presentation"
Written,Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by AKI STUDIO DANCE COMPANY. at Madison Avenue Baptist Church, 21, December, 1997.

"TOYDANCE"
Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by AKI STUDIO DANCE COMPANY. At Heritage Towers in Doylestown, PA. 20 January, 1998. 

"TOYDANCE" 
Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by AKI STUDIO DANCE COMPANY. At Bellevue Hospital. 30,January, 1998.

"DANCE, Aki Sato Solo Performance / Sprig Presentation in Tokyo"
Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by Aki Sato. At Heiwa Park in Tokyo, 21 March, 1998.

"DANCE, Aki Sato Solo Performance / Sprig Presentation in Hiroshima"
Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by Aki Sato. At Regal Royal Hotel Hall, 18 April, 1998.

"TOYDANCE /The Edinburgh Festival"
Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by Aki Sato. Performed by AKI STUDIO DANCE COMPANY. At The Garage Theatre in Edinburgh, Scotland. 23~31 August, 1998.

"TOYDANCE"
Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by AKI STUDIO DANCE COMPANY. At New York Conservatory of Dance, 18 September, 1998.

"TOYDANCE"
Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by AKI STUDIO DANCE COMPANY. At Besthda Terrace in Central Park, 31 October 1998.

"TOYDANCE"
Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by AKI STUDIO DANCE COMPANY. At Bellevue Hospital. 18, Nomenber, 1998.

"TOYDANCE"
Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by AKI STUDIO DANCE COMPANY. At Public School 
107.in Brooklyn, NY, 3rd December 1998. 

"Lord of the Dance"
Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by AKI STUDIO DANCE COMPANY. At Madison Avenue Baptist Church, 10 January, 1999. 

"TOYDANCE / JAPAN TOUR"
Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by AKI STUDIO DANCE COMPANY.
At OITA CITY COMPAL HALL. 2, April, 1999.
At AICHI PREFECTURAL ART THEATER.6,April,1999.
At HATOPOPPO NURSERY SCHOOL. 9, April, 1999.
Sponsors by OITA Prefecture, OITA Prefectural Board of Education, City of OITA,
OITA City Board of Education, OITA GODO News Paper, NHK Japan Broadcasting Cooperation, OBS OITA Broadcasting System,
TOS TV OITA System, OAB OITA Asahi Broadcasting, 88 FM OITA,City Jyoho OITA. 

"SPRING SERIES" 

Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by AKI SATO. At New York / Context Studio.17-19,Jun,1999. 

"Dance From Tokyo At New York Festival" 
Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by AKI STUDIO DANCE COMPANY.22 & 29,August,1999.

"STOP and GO / GALA" 

Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by AKI STUDIO DANCE COMPANY.
At MABC SANDERS HALL. 16 & 21, September 1999.

"TOYDANCE Christmas Presentation" 

Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by AKI STUDIO DANCE COMPANY.
At Madison Avenue Baptist Church. 26, December, 1999.

"TOYDANCE / First Night 2000 Doylestown" 

Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by AKI STUDIO DANCE COMPANY.
At Doylestown, PA. 31, December 1999 

"TOYDANCE 2000"

Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by AKI STUDIO DANCE COMPANY.
At Aoyama Enkei National Theater in Tokyo, 23-27 August, 2000. Nine times performance.

"EAST & WEST / JAPAN TOUR" 

Written, Directed, Choreographed and Produced by AKI SATO. Performed by AKI STUDIO DANCE COMPANY.
At STUDIO HALL CANVAS (NHK HALL) in Oita. 3, September 2000.
At PAPIO B ROOM in Fukuoka. 8, September 2000.
At PLANET HALL in Osaka. 11, September 2000.
At TERPSICHORE in Tokyo. 13, September 2000. 
Sponsors by City of Oita, Oita City Board of Education, Oita Godo News Paper, NHK Japan Broadcasting Cooperation, OBS Oita Broadcasting System,
88 FM Oita, City Jyoho Oita, City of Fukuoka, Fukuoka City Board of Education,
Fukuoka City Foundation for Arts and Cultural Promotion, YAMAHA Music Kyusyu Co.,Ltd./ Fukuoka, Osaka City Promotion Association. 
Special thanks by YAAJ New York, PAL Japan Co.,Ltd., New York Conservatory of Dance, Madison Avenue Baptist Church Art and Caltural Center, 

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