About ADP

Akiko Dance Project has produced dance performances by Japanese choreographer Akiko Ono and versatile artists.
Dance workshops are also available for children and adults.

Any movement can be a dance

Any movement can be a dance. (Words of American postmodern choreographer Merce Cunningham). It means that any  body movement could become dance.


Akiko Ono choreographer and dancer has worked with artists in other fields such as videographers, musicians in her dance pieces.Her interest in human movements and physical dance expression appear in her choreography. Click here for past collaborations and works.

Breathing, Qigong, Tai chi

Akiko’s trained physical exercises such as ballet, modern dance, jazz dance, tai chi, bagua palm, and yoga. Among them, the concepts of qigong, tai chi, and Chinese martial arts Baguazhang which involve breathing,the flow of Qi and Ying&Yang theory give a great influence on Akiko’s contemporary dance.


We provide creative dance workshops for elementary and junior high school students. For adults, we offer our contemporary dance workshops for both beginners and dancers. Click here for past workshops For children and adults

Featured Choreographer September 2020: Akiko Ono
Featured choreographer interview /One dance UKによるインタビュー
阿国 歌舞伎ダンサーOkuni(kabuki dancer)