NAKAMURA KAZUTARď

Stage names:

Nakamura Kazutar˘ In Japanese

Dancer name: Azuma Tokuy˘

Real name: Hayashi Kazutar˘

Guild: Narikomaya

Birthday: 3 August 1990

Connections:

Great-great-great-grandfathers: Nakamura Kanjaku III, Band˘ Hikojűr˘ I

Great-great-grandfathers: Nakamura Ganjir˘ I, Ichimura Uzaemon XV, Band˘ Hikojűr˘ II

Great-grandfathers: Nakamura Ganjir˘ II, Nakamura Tomijűr˘ IV

Grandfathers: Sakata T˘jűr˘ IV (Nakamura Ganjir˘ III), Nakamura Tomijűr˘ V

Father: Nakamura Ganjir˘ IV

Mother: Azuma Tokuho II (Nakamura Tomijűr˘ V's daughter)

Career:

January 1995: debut on stage (hatsubutai) in ďsaka at the Nakaza, where the shűmei of his father Nakamura Kanjaku V and his uncle Nakamura Senjaku III are celebrated; he receives the name of Nakamura Kazutar˘, playing the role of Sakata Kintoki in the drama "Komochi Yamanba"; the role of Kintoki's mother Yaegiri is played by his grandfather Nakamura Ganjir˘ III.

February 2000: special kodomo shibai dance program to end the evening program at the Kabukiza; Kazutar˘ plays the role of Okoma in the dance "Tenaraiko".

July 2006: Kazutar˘ plays at the Sh˘chikuza the role of the shishi cub in the dance "Renjishi"; the role of shishi father is played by his father Nakamura Kanjaku V.

July 2007: Kazutar˘ plays at the Sh˘chikuza the role of Ushiwakamaru in the dance "Hashi Benkei"; the role of Benkei is played by Kataoka Ainosuke.

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

September 2014: he becomes the 7th iemoto of the Azuma-ryű School of Buy˘. He takes the Buy˘ name of Azuma Tokuy˘ at the National Theatre, performing the 20th and the 21st of September in a special Buy˘ program, which commemorates the 16th anniversary (17th memorial service) of the passing away of his great-grandmother Azuma Tokuho I (1909~1998). Azuma Tokuya, his mother and the granddaughter of Azuma Tokuho I, becomes the 3rd s˘ke of Azuma-ryű and takes the name of Azuma Tokuho II. The 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th iemoto were Azuma T˘z˘ I, Azuma T˘z˘ II, Azuma T˘z˘ III, Azuma Tokuho I, Nakamura Tomijűr˘ V (he was the son of Azuma Tokuho I) and Azuma Tokuya. The 1st and 2nd s˘ke were Ichimura Uzaemon XV and Azuma Tokuho I (the daughter of Ichimura Uzaemon XV).

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

October 2015: production at the National Theatre of "Ise Ondo Koi no Netaba" in a t˘shi ky˘gen production (3 acts; 8 scenes) with the revival of the rarely-staged "Daidaik˘" act; Kazutar˘ plays the role of Aburaya Okon [more details|casting].

Comments:

Nakamura Kazutar˘ is a promising young actor of the Narikomaya guild.

The mon of Nakamura Kazutar˘

 
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