Nori Sawa

Puppet workshop Leader Mooving castle of Bunraku  
Since 1991/
Started his professional activities in Europe, selected by The Cultural Ministry of Japanese Government.
Performed and taught as teacher of the theatre art in more than 20 countries, Czech and Slovak Republic, Germany, France, Holland, Finland, Italy, Spain, Hungary, Russia, Japan, New Zealand, USA, UK and so on.

To the performance "Forest" and his global artistic activities The European Prize "Franz Kafka Medal" was given.

Produced and co-directed the international project "A Plague O' Both Your Houses ! -Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet" with Theatre Drak and The Japan Foundation.
The Grand-Prix of the international puppetry festival in Pecs, Hungary was given. The show was also invited into the Bath Shakespeare festival, England, 2002.

Directed "Japanese Fairy Tales" for the children's theatre <TY-JA-TR>, and given The First Prize of The Prague Children's Theatre Competition 2002.

Prized "Best Performance For Children"
to the performance "Fairy Tales"
in the international puppet festival in Ostrava "Spectaculo Interesse 2003", Czech Republic.

Invited to "Shakespeare in Asia" at Stanford University, USA to perform "King Lear" and also had the workshop.

Performed "Forest" in The International Puppet Festival in New York produced by The Theatre LaMaMa, etc. and The Jim Henson Foundation.

In the Buxton Puppet festival, UK,
performed "King Lear" and had the workshop.

Third times performed in Aoyama Enkei Theatre in Tokyo and full-housed.

Working as instructor of DAMU (The Academy Of Performing Arts In Prague).