KAMIMURA KICHIYA VI

Stage names:

Kamimura Kichiya VI
Kataoka Senjir˘ I

Real name: Nakahigashi Tatsuya

Guild: Miyoshiya

Line number: ROKUDAIME (VI)

Birthday: 27 April 1955

Connections:

Master: Kataoka Gat˘ V

Disciples: Kamimura Kichitar˘, Kamimura Orinosuke II, Kamimura Kissh˘

Career:

August 1973: he becomes disciple of the actor Kataoka Gat˘ V.

October 1973: he takes the name of Kataoka Senjir˘ I at the ďsaka Shinkabukiza, playing in the drama "Shingo Jűban Sh˘bu".

November 1987: Senjir˘ becomes nadai and plays at the Kabukiza in the classic "Meiboku Sendai Hagi".

November 1993: Kataoka Senjir˘ I takes the prestigious name of Kamimura Kichiya VI at the Minamiza.

March 2007: tour in Paris (France); Kichiya plays at the Palais Garnier the role of Tagoto in the dance-drama "Momijigari", which celebrates the Ichikawa clan [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].

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].

Comments:

Kamimura Kichiya VI is a talented actor trained in the great tradition of the Kamigata Kabuki, but unfortunalety he doesn't perform often in T˘ky˘.

It is said that his passion for Kabuki started when he was student and worked as a Kabuki performance photographer.

The mon of Kamimura Kichiya VI

The Uemura (Kamimura) Kichiya line of actors

 
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