"Sachiyo Ito, an expressive and powerful performer, is, at the same time, touchingly delicate."

The Village Voice

“Ito has achieved mastery of [traditional] forms, absorbing the necessary discipline and techniques. Ito was a model of control and refinement.”

Dance Magazine

"Miss Ito appeared to mix styles, combining Japanese formality with the fluidity of western modern dance. Movements were delicate and it seemed as if Miss Ito were about to dissolve into mist with each step."

The New York Times

"Sachiyo Ito is a graceful dancer/choreographer/teacher of quiet power."

Attitude Winter 2002

"Sachiyo Ito has a rare understanding of the culture of her country, and she is able to intrigue and enchant with her knowledge and her artistry"

Dance Perspectives

In 2011 our dance company, Sachiyo Ito & Company celebrated over 30 years of Dedication to Promoting and Exploring Japanese Arts and Culture.

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Free Kabuki Dance Workshop for Aspiring Actors

10 sessions from end of October to December
Performance in the New Year
Audition: 10/19 Monday 4-5pm

For details and registration, please email: sachiyoito@verizon.net

The workshop is sponsored, in part, by the public funds from NYC Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Japanese Classical Dance Performance

The Company will present exquisitely beautiful and elegant Japanese classical dances. The program will include Kabuki dances from the 19th century.

Date: Sat, November 8, 2015 2pm
Location: NY Public Library – Queens Flushing Center
Admission: Free

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Ghost Light: The Haunting

Sachiyo Ito is a choreographer for Ghost Light:The Haunting, produced and directed by Penny Bergman, written by Carol Sorgenfrei. Come and join us to be haunted!

Date: October 23 – November 8, 2015
Location: TBG Theater 312 W 36th Street New York, NY
Tickets: $18 – available online at brownpapertickets.com

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“Sachiyo Ito & Co. brings classical dance to Japanese Festival”
By Sarah Bryan Miller | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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We wanted to share some comments from guests attending the Salon Series #49: Ma and Breathing in Dance and Healing

Ma means space. Ma means nothing. Ma means breath. Sachiyo Ito began her 49th Salon explaining breath techniques used by Kabuki actors to transmit emotions to the audience. After warmly encouraging her Salon audience to inhale, smile, exhale and smile, Ito effectively demonstrated the vital energy areas of the body: hara – lower abdomen, diaphragm and throat…

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Report from the Anniversary ConcertAyame
The 30th Anniversary Concert was held on October 23. 2011 at Ailey Citigroup Theater in New York City.  Dances in the program included classical, and contemporary works choreographed by Sachiyo Ito.
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“Sachiyo Ito and Company Day” in the City of New York!


The Office of the Mayor has officially proclaimed October 23. 2011 as  “Sachiyo Ito and Company Day” in the city of New York.  [view proclamation]. The proclamation was presented to Sachiyo Ito and Company by the Mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg at the Anniversary concert.

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