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Chieko ONO graduated in Japan, lives in Assisi and in Guardea, and is currently the Director of Il Convivio cultural association. She founded the Historical Dance Company Belreguardo, which performs and combines dance, music and acting in historical places since 1993. She directed many Italian 15th Century dances in Italy and around Europe, USA, Japan and Australia.    She will hold workshops of XV Century Italian Dance Course:
  • in Perugia (Italy) on December 28-29th, 2019 --> For further information on this event click here.

Chieko's work is based on the philological research aimed at reconstructing the Italian dance of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries through original documents. She studied historical dance with Peggy Dixon, Andrea Francalanci and Barbara Sparti.

She recently held various conferences related to the comparative study of the ancient dance in the East and the West. She is the co-translator of the book "The Japanese dance" by Tamotsu Watanabe (Ed. Ali & No, 2001) and  the co-producer of the CD Gloria et Malum - dance music of the Italian Quattrocento (Micrologus-Belreguardo, 2008).



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