Born and raised in Japan, Shizumi has performed in the United States since 1983. Recent commissions include Kennedy Center performances, a performance celebrating the children of the world at the White House Millennium Celebration, "Miyabe! Sensual Grace--the Poetic Art of Shizumi" for the Embassy of Japan in Washington DC, the dance/theater piece "Kakurenbo" for culture, and choreography and movement coaching for Washington Opera's performances of "Madame Butterfly." She was invited to perform her visually rich play "White Frost Falls" with Quest Productions at the 2003 Edinburgh Theater Fringe Festival in Scotland. She performs educational programs for all ages.
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