The Best Performance & The Best Director's Award
"The high-level theatre competition held by the Japanese consulate general in St.Petersburg in 2012"
SHINNOSUKE and his own performance company called TEAM SAMURAI participated the high-level theatre competition held by the Japanese consulate general in St.Petersburg, Russia in 2012 with a traditional based performance as a part of Japan-Russia cultural exchange, and awarded as the best performance and the best director.
The performances were constructed with Japanese traditional performances, such as Japanese dance, mask-dance, sword fighting & sword dance and traditional style acting. Nearly 1,500 local guests enjoyed their performances in two days.
Japanese Consulate general
SHINNOSUKE and his team with the consul general of the Japanese consulate general Mr. Ichiro Kawabata and his wife and the vice president of the Russia - Japan Friendship Society, Ms. Valentina Kalinina who was conferred the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays by the government of Japan in the contribution to the relationship between the countries.
Welcome from SHINNOSUKE
"A digest short video from his 1,000 stages"
SHINNOSUKE, performing in the world
"Made in Japan"
- A Japanese performing artist, an actor, and a theatre director. Real name is Ryuta Shimba (SHINNOSUKE is his stage name). He performs and directs his arts and entertainments based on Japanese traditions with unique expressions and modern interpretations. Shinnosuke trained for performances with his masters in an authentic sword fighting performance following the traditions of the New National Theatre ("Shinkokugeki"), Japanese dance decended from the traditions of the Kabuki theatre ("Bando-Ryu" & "Fujima-Ryu") and traditional mask dance "Okame-Hyottoko". And learned European style performance techniques in France and Nederlands in 2013 trained with professional dancers. He has been on about 1,000 stages since his debut including small theatres, middle size theatres and big theatres in Japan. Having a bachelor's degree in law at Nihon University College of Law in Tokyo in 2008.
Created a performance company called TEAM SAMURAI in Tokyo (2012). It won the prize for best performance, and Shinnosuke was presented with the individual award for best diretor at a high-level theatre competition held in Saint Petersburg, Russia organised with the cooperation of the Japanese consulate general (2012). Shinnosuke has also performed and directed internationally including the theatre festival in Avignon, France (2013), at CAMERA JAPAN festival in Rotterdam, the Netherlands (2013), in Oxford, the United Kingdom (2015), Haarlem (2017), Eindhoven at ABUNAI convention, which is the biggest Japanese animation festival in Netherlands as Japone company (2017).
Lived in the United Kingdom from 2015 creating his art and studying for MSc Business Management and Entrepreneurship at Oxford Brookes Business School, researching into the fundamentals of creativity from both artistic and business perspectives, which means the door to creativity and innovation for anybody.
Living in Brno, Czech Republic since 2018.
Skills: Authentic style sword fighting and sword dance (master ["shihan"]), Japanese dance, Mask dance (Okame & Hyottoko), Horse Riding, Song Writing & Singing and English (C1, CEFR).
What's SHINNOSUKE like?
"1,000 guests today? That sounds great. Only 1 guest today? Let's make it the best ever."
Performing artist, SHINNOSUKE
Passion & Calmness
His art and expression are fulfilled with passion and calmness. Serious scene? Funny scene? It does not matter. What he does is just to try fulfilling the guests.
Traditional & Modern
SHINNOSUKE had been acting mainly in Japanese traditional drama called "Jidaigeki". He does act in modern drama and comedy as well (he actually likes those). One more thing, he can sing well.
Theatre director, SHINNOSUKE
Art & Entertainment
His stage is artistic and entertaining, unforgettable unique directing. He shows us the connections between the factors seemingly unrelated, and it is pleasant. Who knows that? He knows that.
"The selections by SHINNOSUKE (as director & principal performer)"
Japanese Samurai ✖️ Chaplin
SHINNOSUKE ✖️ Anime songs
The Three Swordmans
Acting, fighting and dancing.
(There is no sound from 12:48 - 15:41 since the right of the song for online)
Abunai! convention Japone performance
The biggest Japanese animation festival in Eindhoven, Netherlands 2017
Internationally well known Japanese artists
Abunai! convention is the biggest Japanese animation festival in Netherlands. SHINNOSUKE joined Japone company, which consists of internationally well known Japanese artists as a general director and a performer at the main stage.
Samurai Geisha Illusion
Everything returns to nature
Japone's show was divided by three stages, which were authentic Japan stage, destruction and fight stage and return to nature stage. All stages are linked by the fox, which is the symbol of the show, the god, mononoke, man and woman, mirror of the heart, samurai spirit, love of friend and, nature. In other words, the existence itself.
SHINNOSUKE has been kindly waiting for your contact.
・Directing authentic & modern Japanese atmosphere (could be suitable for Japanese restaurants, cafes, bars and events)
・Creating performances (could be for a marketing department e.g. Promotion)
・Show restaurant produce
・Directing luxury spaces (e.g. restaurants, bars and cafes)
・Improving creative environment at a company
・Improving employee's creativity (Please see Ryuta Shimba's web site: www.thecreativeworld.online)
Having a corporate sponsorship with an artist can benefit your company.
Your company can show people the contribution to art and support an artist
Your employees' creativity can be stimulated by watching the arts
・You can enjoy watching the shows and encourage an artist in special position
・Performance for Japanese events, films and any kind of stages
・Acting for films
・Directing shows for events, restaurants, cafes, bars and any kind of Japanese related shops, places and atmosphere
・Theatre production request
© SHINNOSUKE and Ryuta Shimba 2020