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Akaji Maro
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Akaji Maro

Primarily a stage performer and dancer, Akaji Maro founded a theatre production group in 1964, Jokyo Gekijo, which became an influential school for actors and performance artists. In 1972, Maro established Dairkudakan, and became well known for his work as a dancer, actor and director. Dairakudakan has performed more than 50 works in 25 cities in nine countries, and received the Japan Dance Critics Association's Best Company Award in 1974, 1987, 1996, and 1999.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Akaji Maro Facts

BirthplaceIshikawa Prefecture, Japan

Selected Filmography

Not available.