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Please Cry (2022)

Megumi Eda performs a solo with live video and music based on personal and imagined memories of her grandmother: a Japanese military nurse.

She uses her mobile phone as a live prop and manipulates it during her performance, the footage of which is transmitted wirelessly and displayed on the big screen.


Premiered : October 2022 at Dock 11, Berlin


Concept / Dance / Video: Megumi Eda

Composition / Sound: Reiko Yamada


Beautiful Boy

Beautiful boy is dance and theater solo performance. Inspired by a little boy who is/was hoping to become a superhero one day and to create a nostalgic feeling of a little boy's dream...


Sculpture, set and props, video, choreography and performance by Megumi Eda

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8:15 (2004)

8.15 is an attempt to understand something about war using dance.


There is a melted watch frozen at 8:15 in the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. Happy times stopped over Hiroshima at 8:15on the morning of August 6, 1945.


Premired on March 2004 in London

Concept & Choreography : Megumi Eda,

Creative Collaborator : Kimie Nakano,

Film : Nathan Buck

Performers : Paul Liburd,Simon Cooper

,Robin Gladwin, Fabrice Serafino

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Life Is Long (2003)

It's something I wish I'd said to a friend...

This is a diary of images from dreams and memories created only to put some form around them.


Choreography and Performance by 

Megumi Eda


DIVINE (2022)

DIVINE is an ongoing project by butoh dancer, Yuko Kaseki and ballet dancer, Megumi Eda inspired by tragic tales of wronged and resilient women such as ballet’s “Giselle” and the classic Japanese Kaidan ghost story “Oiwa.” 

Work in progress First public performance: November 2022 

at Studio 2, Kunstquartier Bethanien, Berlin  


Concept / making / performance:

Yuko Kaseki & Megumi Eda


Sound Composer: Reiko Yamada

This work is supported by a commission from CRS (Center for Remembering & Sharing)

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HANA (2005)

Based on Yukio Mishima's story "Music" and the life and Writing of Sigmund Freud.

To create a physical/dance metaphor for the process of psycho-analysis, focussing on the doctor-patient relationship and exploration of the subconscious.


Design & Choreography : Megumi Eda

Video Design : Lara Ritosa Roberts

Production Support : Nathan Buck

Performers : Hanna Ahti,

Eugene W Rhodes lll, Ardee Dionisio


Break in the Routine (2004)

This is duet about people trying to free themselves from their daily habits. 


Concept & Choreography : Megumi Eda

Artistic Collaborator: Nathan Buck

Performers: Megumi Eda & Nathan Buck

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