“KOTATSU: Behind the Scenes“

Pascal RAMBERT (France), writer and director, and HIRATA Oriza, co-director and Japanese language supervisor for “KOTATSU” (2021) co-produced for International Creations in Performing Arts, will discuss the creative background of the production. In addition to talking about how the project started, themes, and creative process, they will delve into their respective playwriting methods and cultural activities in Japan and France.

“KOTATSU” was produced for Japan Foundation’s International Creations in Performing Arts 2021.
“KOTATSU” Performance video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqgY8skzInU

Presented by The Japan Foundation (https://www.jpf.go.jp/e/) , Agora Planning LTD./Komaba Agora Theater (http://www.seinendan.org/)

Appearances by Pascal RAMBERT, HIRATA Oriza

Production Co-ordination: NISHIO Sachiko (Sistema, Inc.), Pauline ROUSSILLE (structure production)
Filming & Editing: UTAGAWA Tatsuhito

<Subtitling Credits>
Japanese and French Translations: SOEJIMA Aya
English Translation: UENO Madoka
Spanish Translation: Marta MOYA (DARUMA, SL)

<Related Information>
Online Talk Session: https://www.jpf.go.jp/e/project/culture/perform/creation/2021/talksession.html
Creative Process Report: TBA

End date of distribution: 30/9/2023