PROFILE

KAI TANIGUCHI

KAI TANIGUCHI

Born in the city of UJI near Kyoto, JAPAN
Growing up as a "wild child" and running around in the mountains barefoot, he started gymnastics training at the age of 6 and later taught himself how to juggle, dance, and perform on the streets of Osaka at the age of 20.
He entered “Sawairi International Circus School” to learn from their expert teachers and concentrated on learning handstand and juggling techniques.
During his time as a student, he performed in the “TOKYO International Festival of FOOLs”, the “Kattetamaruka Kenshinmaru” and other festivals and events where he became interested in Stage performance and dance performance.
In 2012, he entered “P.A.I School of performing arts” whose principal is Mr. Hiroshi KOIKE.
He studied dance and stage production for 2 years. While at the school, he got inspired by Makoto MATSUSHIMA’s dance performance (Ex member of Pappa TARAHUMARA).
Currently, he is a professional performer, while sometimes participating in the stage performance “Circus” produced by Kaiji MORIYAMA and occasionally tours with the “Gingatetsudo/Galaxy Express” “Kaze no Matasaburo” produced by Hiroshi KOIKE Bridge Project.
Currently well known as a stage and street performer, he has been building circus skills and seeking ways to use that to express himself on stage.
He is also a founding member of the Circus Company “Iru Speople”, that started in 2013.

ACTIVITY

Taught himself how to juggle, dance, and perform.
Enrolled in the “Sawairi International Circus School”.
In May, performed in the “TOKYO International Festival of FOOLs” at X Theater.
In August, performed in the “Kattetamaruka Kenshinmaru” at Setouchi Art Festival.
Entered “P.A.I School of performing arts”. Studied dance and stage production for 2 years.
Entered “P.A.I School of performing arts”. Studied dance and stage production for 2 years.
January for March, participating in the stage performance and tours with the “Gingatetsudo/Galaxy Express” produced by Hiroshi KOIKE Bridge Project.
In October, performed in the “Kaze no Matasaburo” produced by Hiroshi KOIKE Bridge Project.
In December, performed in the “Owariwominagara” produced by juggling and music group "Nagamekurashitsu" at Tram Theater.
In March, performed in the “Kaze no Matasaburo” at Okinawa Suger Hall Outdoor Stage.
In June, performed in the “Circus” produced by Kaiji MORIYAMA at New National Theatre.
In July, went to France for one month, and perform on the streets at three cities.
In November and December, performed in the “Gensaizenya Mahabharata” produced by Hiroshi KOIKE Bridge Project.

MOVIE

2015.9Promotion Movie

Account Planner
Saaya Sato
Producer
Suzuka Katakura
Director,Editor and Music
Yujin Morinaga
Cameraman
Kenta Nishida,Takumi Oishi
Lightman
Shohei Nakagawa
Lightman Assistant
Shuhei Kawahara,Yuki Yamanaka
Costume Designer
Tomomi Kawaguchi

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