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Brandon Lee

Brandon Lee is a Japanese koto (zither) performer and teacher based in Melbourne. He has acquired both classical and contemporary repertoire, and also collaborates with musicians of various musical and cultural background. Apprenticed to the legendary Kazue Sawai in Tokyo, he ranked 2nd in Japan for the Sawai Koto School’s instructor’s examination. Since returning, he […]

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Kenny Chan

Kenny Chan is a registered teacher with the Victorian Institute of Education, and has been running classes in the Japanese manga comic form around Victoria for 15 years. He has previously worked as a freelance artist and animator in comics, video games and movies.

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Jamel Singh & Dheeraj Shrestha

Jamel Kaur Singh studied Classical South Indian, Barathanatium Dance since the age of 6 and has travelled to Singapore to further her studies in North Indian Kathak dance and Classical Indian vocal music and tabla. Her upbringing in Punjabi folk dance, Bhangra, and interest in modern forms of dance such as hip-hop and Latin allows […]

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Andreas Litras

Andreas Litras is a theatre creator, writer, director and performer with 20 years’ professional experience. He has toured extensively in theatres and schools throughout Australia, and overseas. Whether performing for primary or secondary students, Andreas’s shows draw on his Greek heritage and history, blended with contemporary Australian experience. His show Odyssey won the Drama Victoria […]

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Showko

Showko is a professional Rakugo performer. Based in London, Osaka, Singapore and now Melbourne, she has appeared regularly on TV and Radio and performs internationally in theatres and festivals such as the Melbourne Comedy Festival, Edinburgh and Brighton Fringe, Norwich Puppet Festival UK, Little Angel Theatre London, and the National Bunraku Puppet Theatre and Hanjotei […]

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Anne Norman & Toshi Sakamoto

Toshinori Sakamoto is a master TAIKO drummer. He has founded RINDO DAIKO in Kyushu as well as several Taiko teams in Melbourne since settling here in ’95. He performs regularly in Festivals and schools throughout Australia and Japan. Anne Norman is a highly acclaimed musician and composer who took up the shakuhachi in 1986 while […]

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Terry Cole & Patrick Bath

Pat Bath and Terry Cole are accomplished writers, actors, comedians, musicians and circus performers.  They have been performing nationally and internationally for 15 years and in that time have developed an enormous range of skills to supplement their easy, instinctive humour and on-stage rapport. Terry and Patrick also offer other performances and workshops separately – […]

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Toshi Sakamoto & Noriko Tadano

Toshinori Sakamoto is an experienced and acclaimed Taiko Master. He founded RINDO DAIKO in Kyushu as well as several Taiko teams in Melbourne since settling here in 1995. Noriko Tadano is an exceptional Shamisen player and singer currently gaining national and international recognition for her craft. Toshi & Noriko perform together in Wa-sa-bi, and are […]

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Singh Sisters

The three Singh sisters, Jamel, Harsel and Parvyn, were brought up dancing and singing on stage with their father Dya Singh. They have travelled around the world and bring their excitement and experience to each performance. Presentations and performances are available either solo or duo (two of the three sisters, or one accompanied by a […]

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George Kamikawa & Noriko Tadano

George Kamikawa is an extraordinary blues singer and guitarist with amazing talent and Nashville style – but wait a second, he’s Japanese! And hold on, is that a banjo? No, it’s a Japanese Shamisen played with incredible skill by Noriko Tadano, one of Japan’s award winning Shamisen players. George and Noriko’s funky, energetic, exciting performances […]

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