KATAOKA AINOSUKE VI

Stage names:

Kataoka Ainosuke VI
Kataoka Chiyomaru

Other name: Umemoto Sensh˘ III

Real name: Kataoka Hiroyuki

Guild: Matsushimaya

Line number: ROKUDAIME (VI)

Birthday: 4 March 1972

Connections:

Adoptive father: Kataoka Hidetar˘ II

Career:

December 1981: he becomes heyago of the actor Kataoka Nizaemon XIII, who gives him the name of Kataoka Chiyomaru; he plays at the Minamiza the role of the sword-holder Otowaka in the dance-drama "Kanjinch˘".

January 1992: he's adopted by Kataoka Hidetar˘ II and takes the name of Kataoka Ainosuke VI at the Nakaza, playing in "ďeyama Shuten D˘ji" and "Kanjinch˘".

December 2008: he becomes the 4th iemoto of the Umemoto school of Kamigata-mai. As a dance master, he takes the name of Umemoto Sensh˘ III.

August 2008: 1st Kabuki program with Ainosuke as zagashira at the Eirakukan, a renovated traditional theater built in the city of Toyooka (prefecture of Hy˘go) [more details].

August 2009: 2nd Kabuki program with Ainosuke as zagashira at the Eirakukan, a renovated traditional theater built in the city of Toyooka (prefecture of Hy˘go) [more details].

November 2010: 3rd Kabuki program with Ainosuke as zagashira at the Eirakukan, a renovated traditional theater built in the city of Toyooka (prefecture of Hy˘go) [more details].

November 2011: 4th Kabuki program with Ainosuke as zagashira at the Eirakukan, a renovated traditional theater built in the city of Toyooka (prefecture of Hy˘go) [more details].

November 2012: 5th Kabuki program with Ainosuke as zagashira at the Eirakukan, a renovated traditional theater built in the city of Toyooka (prefecture of Hy˘go) [more details].

November 2013: 6th Kabuki program with Ainosuke as zagashira at the Eirakukan, a renovated traditional theater built in the city of Toyooka (prefecture of Hy˘go) [more details].

November 2014: 7th Kabuki program with Ainosuke as zagashira at the Eirakukan, a renovated traditional theater built in the city of Toyooka (prefecture of Hy˘go) [more details].

Comments:

Kataoka Ainosuke VI is a young onnagata and nimaime actor trained in the great tradition of the Kamigata Kabuki.

The mon of Kataoka Ainosuke VI

The Kataoka Ainosuke line of actors

 
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