Mami Tomotani

Artistic Director, Theater Jazz, Contemporary

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Mami Tomotani is ASSISTANT DIRECTOR & JAPAN COORDINATOR of The Broadway Experience musical theatre program based in New York City. She is also a performer and freelance teacher in the USA, Japan and the UK.She worked with Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures for more than ten years and was a principal dancer with the company. Productions included the TONY award winning Swan Lake, (London, UK and Europe tour), Sleeping Beauty, (USA tour), The Nutcracker, (London, UK tour, USA, Japan and Korea) The Car-man, (London, UK tour and Japan) Highland Fling, (London, Japan and UK) and Edward Scissorhands, (Australia, London, UK tour, Japan, Korea and USA) which won the 2007 New York Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Theatrical Event.She also performed in The King and I at The Royal Albert Hall in London. Mami was a member of Landestheater Ballet Linz in Austria. She joined the Shiki Theatrical company when she was 15 years old. Her credits included Cats, Jesus Christ Superstar, West Side Story, The Phantom of the Opera, Aspects of Love and HANS (Andersen). Alongside her credits as a performer she served as a dance captain in many productions. Mami has performed for Suisei company playing Iris Kelly in the musical Fame.Film credits include Matthew Bourne’s The Nutcracker and made regular TV appearances with Highland Fling and Nutcracker! (Fuji TV Networks, Tokyo TV Networks, Japan and the BBC UK.)Mami Choreographed “Zanna Don’T!” at Pittsburgh University and LaGuardia High School class performance and The Broadway Experience summer program performance. She assist rehearsal director of Matthew Bourne “Dorian Gray” in Japan.Specializing in contemporary ballet, Theater dance and Choreograph class, she has taught at various schools and studios in Japan and across the USA. She is a guest teacher at LaGuardia High School(New York), Cedar Lake Dance Company(New York), Carnegie Mellon University(Pittsburgh) and has taught for the Re:Bourne company across the globe. She was a regular guest teacher for Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures. Every year Mami produces a major teaching/audition tour across Japan for The Broadway Experience.Since 2004 Mami has been a writer for the famous Japan Dance web magazine “Dance Cube” of Chacott. The Broadway Experiencehttp://thebroadwayexperience.com/ Re:Bournehttp://new-adventures.net/rebourneNew Adventureshttp://new-adventures.net/