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Sachiyo Ito & Company

Sachiyo Ito, born in Japan, holds a M.A. and Ph.D. in dance from New York University. She was awarded her professional name, Sachiyo Fujima from Iemoto(Kan##nemon) of Fujima School, Tokyo. She performs a wide range of styles including Noh, Kabuki, Jiuta-mai and Okinawan dance. Ms. Ito also choreographs contemporary works that synthesize Eastern and Western theatrical traditions. In the US since 1972, Ms Ito has been on the faculty at the Juilliard School and New York University. She has taught and performed for the educational programs sponsored by Japan Society, Asia Society, New York Foundation for the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, and Arts Councils in various states.