Stage Beyond Borders

Stage Beyond Borders
– Selection of Japanese Performances –

New Arrivals!

 Date: January 2024 –March 2025
 *The release period of the works transmitted in this project will vary according to the work.
 Platform: The Japan Foundation国際交流基金 – YouTube
 Language:  English subtitles, Thai subtitle and other languages will be provided to some selected performances.

The Japan Foundation has been running the Stage Beyond Borders Selection of Japanese Performances -” project since February 2021. The aim is to bring outstanding Japanese performances to a wider audience through online distribution, accumulating 18 million views from 137 countries since its launching.

So far, a total of 117 performances have been distributed online with multilingual subtitles, covering a wide range of genres from contemporary theater to dance, traditional performing arts, and music. Now, we are pleased to announce a new arrival of 49 performances, including the re-release of previously streamed productions.

3 of these performances are collaborative project between Thai and Japanese Artists, including “Juggle & Hide (Seven Whatchamacallits in Search of a Director)” by Wichaya Artamat, “Whispering Blue– I heard your voice from the back of a blue car” by ISHIGAMI Natsuki & Nuttamon PRAMSUMRAN, and a concert entitled ‘MIKAGE PROJECT ASEAN Tour in Thailand and Malaysia.’ We also distribute records of the concerts held overseas in 2023, featuring ITO Kashitaro, and CHAI, as well as SHIBUYA Keiichiro’s ‘Android Opera® “MIRROR,” ‘which was selected by the ‘International Creations in Performing Arts Program.’

Each performance will feature multilingual subtitles and will be available on the Japan Foundation’s official YouTube channel without cost!

Kitamari / KIKIKIKIKIKI ”NOCTURNE FOR THE OLD FLOWER”English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese
Newcomer “H” Sokerissa! ”2021-2022 Festival of the Body on the Road H! – Newcomer “H” Sokerissa! Yokohama / Tokyo Road Dance Tour”
Mi-Mi-Bi from DANCE BOX “A Documentary by Mi-Mi-Bi: New Words”
Nagamekurasitsu “Leave the heart behind”
yashago “Can’t Stand Me Now”English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese
Theatre Company Awai “Drifting -An adaptation of the Noh play ‘Sumidagawa’”
Produced by Toyohashi Arts Thetre PLAT “Areno”
Takaha Gekidan “The Good-Story Murders”
Knit Cap Theater “Curry and the Villagers”
EPOCH MAN “Aurelian Siblings”English, French, Spanish
KASAI Akira / NPO Kaibunsha “Dance by KASAI Akira x Piano by TAKAHASHI Yuji “Crystal labyrinth””
Nibroll “Romeo OR Juliet”English, French, Russian, Chinese, Spanish, Japanese
Monochrome Circus “The Green Table”
Port B / Akira Takayama “TOKYO / OLYMPIC”English, French, Russian, Chinese, Spanish, Japanese
HORI KIKAKU “The Water Station” by OTA Shogo
Cigare sisters “Oyasumanasai – Good Night But Don’t Fall Asleep”English, French, Russian, Chinese, Spanish, German, Japanese
ISHINHA “Twilight”English, French, Russian, Chinese, Spanish, Japanese
LOLO “Itsukou Series vol. 7 “I Can’t Hibernate With Books as a Pillow””
Tokyo Theatre DōJō “Red Demon” by NODA Hideki
FUJIMOTO Akiko “17th Fujimoto Akiko Concert”
FUTOME Performance “Sento”
YAMADA Un Co. “COSMOS”English, French, Russian, Chinese, Spanish, Japanese
Nitosha “The Air Ver. 3: And He Left…”
Theater Collective HANCHU-YUEI “I can’t die without being born”English, French, Russian, Chinese, Spanish, German, Korean, Japanese
MONO “SOUTAITEKI UKIYOE”English, French, Russian, Chinese, Spanish, Korean, Japanese
KITAMURA Akiko “Echoes of Calling”
Kioi Hall / NIPPON STEEL Arts Foundation “Kanjinchō”English, French, Russian, Chinese, Spanish, Japanese
Kioi Hall / NIPPON STEEL Arts Foundation “Genroku-fū Hanami Odori / Shunkyō Kagami Jishi”
OiBokkeShi “Happy Song”
Watanabe Genshiro Shoten “Dontoyuke (Don’t you kill?)”
The NIHONBUYO Association “Bolero~The Legend of Anchin and Kiyohime~”
Moonlight Mobile Theater “Peeping Garden / re:creation”
Memento C “The Pacific Refreshment Room”
Saitama Gold Theatre “Billows of Pale Pink”
Iaku “Stitchers”
Unrato “The Dressing Room – That Which Flows Away Ultimately Becomes Nostalgia” by SHIMIZU Kunio
DAZZLE “Misty Mansion”
YAMADA Yuri / ZEITAKU BINBOU “I’m Trying to Understand You, But”
Seinendan International Theater Exchange Project 2019 “Tokyo Notes International version”
Shibuya Keiichiro’s Android Opera ‘MIRROR’ (for Paris 2023)English, French, Spanish, German, Japanese
ISHIGAMI Natsuki & Nuttamon PRAMSUMRAN “Whispering Blue – I heard your voice from the back of a blue car”English, Thai, Chinese, Japanese
SHIRAGA Momoko & Lattanakone INSISIENGMAY “Asian Object Theater Work-In-Progress : Laos-Japan Collaboration among Deaf and Hearing Performers”English, French, Lao, Korean, Japanese
Wichaya Artamat “Juggle & Hide (Seven Whatchamacallits in Search of a Director)”English, French, German, Thai, Japanese
MIKAGE PROJECT ASEAN Tour in Thailand and Malaysia(Japanese traditional folk song)English, Spanish, Thai, Malay, Japanese
Ito Kashitaro ASEAN Tour in the Philippines and Vietnam(Anime songs and J-pop)English, Spanish, Korean, Vietnamese, Japanese
CHAI “NEO KAWAII NIGHT in Laos and Cambodia”(Rock and pop)English, Spanish, Lao, Khmer, Japanese

– Some dance performances do not have subtitles. Chinese subtitles are available in both simplified and traditional Chinese.
– Subtitles of languages other than English may be added after the release date due to production reasons.
– The viewing period differs depending on the title. Please check the description of each VDO for specific dates.

1. Simply follow the link to the Japan Foundation’s YouTube account here  and choose a video to play.
2. At the bottom right of the screenplay, you will see a cog wheel button. Click it and the setting tab will appear.
3. Choose a language for the subtitles in [cc]. Thai Subtitle will be provided to some selected videos.

Contact Information
The Japan Foundation, Bangkok
10F Serm-mit Tower,
159 Sukhumvit 21 Road (Asoke Montri),
Bangkok 10110
Tel +66-2-260-8560~3

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