Cen

Director of「SAI」dance entertainment​
dancer・choreographer・ instructor・teacher

Cen has the unique and powerful jazz dance style with his stunning physical ability. It is lively, strong, and mesmerizing. 

 

His powerful and exquisite dance style is inimitable, which led to a number of awards including the first prize and the Minister of Education Award at JDA Dance Competition by Jazz Dance Art Association of Japan (JDA), the prize of Modern Solo at Dance World Championship in Poland by International Dance Organization (IDO), and many other prizes in and outside of Japan.

Cen has a plenty of dance tour experiences all over the world. The mixture of his well trained and accurate technique and his own unique world has been enthralling the audience. 

 

The attention to his dance from domestic and overseas is also by a lot of professional dancers. In recent years, various works have been created by the dancers, who learned and inspired from the dance style of Cen.

 

As a choreographer, Cen also has a variety of works including for the final selection in Legend Tokyo, which is one of the biggest dance entertainment competition focused on choreographers only who have been selected can participate (http://legend-tokyo.com). Choreography for artists’ concerts, for musical numbers, for professional dancers and providing his works are highly admired as well.

 

Cen is also focusing on educating younger people at universities, vocational schools, dance studios, and at workshops and lessons all over Japan.

Major Career and Awards

  • The First Prize and the Minister of Education Award at JDA Dance Competition by Jazz Dance Art Association of Japan (JDA)

  • The First Prize at SJDA Competition by Saitama Jazz Dance Association (SJDA)

  • The Prize of Modern Solo at Dance World Championship in Poland by International Dance Organization (IDO) 

  • The Award of Excellence at the preliminary competition in East Japan by Legend Tokyo

  • Provided his work at the final selection in Maihama Amphi Theater at Legend Tokyo

  • The First Prize at the best of the best dancers at Kaguwa in Roppongi, Tokyo.

  • The Special Prize at Tokyo Dance Collection

  • The Audience Prize at Nakano Zero Contest

  • The First Prize at dance competition at Nextream 21

  • The First Prize at Student Dance Competition in Chubu region in Japan

  • Competed at world championship by JDWC Jazz Dance World Congress

  • Invited to perform in New York, Costa Rica, and Chicago

  • Performed in tour for House of Dance in Manila, the Philippines

Main Choreography and Performance

  • Choreographed and performed as a guest at World of Dance

  • Choreographed for Yukino Ichikawa’s solo concert in 2016

  • Choreographed as a guest for Luxury Soul Night 

  • Competed at International Competition at IDO World Championship 

  • Choreographed and instructed for the awarded work of Solo dance in Modern category in Germany

  • Choreographed and performed in TV program “Concert at 7pm on Fridays 

~Japanese Great Songs~”

  • Performed in KOKIA’s solo concert, “Layers ~lights and shadows~”

  • Choreographed and performed at Expo 2005 Aichi Japan “Ai Chikyu haku”

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