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Biography Rianto
Director of Dewandaru Dance Company Tokyo. He was invited to dance in the reception for the inaugural ceremony of President-elect Obama on January 17-20, 2009, by the Indonesian Embassy in Washington.

He graduated from the Academy of Dance of STSI (currently known as ISI: Institut Seni Indonesia) Surakarta. He mastered the traditional dance of Banyumas called Lengger while in SMKI (Sekolah MenengahKarawitan Indonesia). After that, he learned Gagah and Alus Javanese traditional dance under Mr. Daryono while studying the court dance in Istana Mangkunegaran. He was a member of TBS dance Theatre Studio in Solo and has participated in works of Korean choreographer Sen Hea Ha, and he has performed in Seoul, Singapore, Belgium, Netherlands and Austria since 2005.

In 2006, he performed in an opera directed by Chen Shi Zheng of China, which was presented in Schubert Theatre in Boston and London Coliseum with English National Opera. In 2007 he received an ANA grant and has presented his own choreograph works Pintu Amaterasu and Healing in Surakarta Java, Jakarta, Taiwan, Surabaya and Riau Sumatra.

He was a delegate Indonesia choreographer at WDA Asia-Pacific in Singapore. He has collaborated in South-East Asian Arts by Nusantara with Postgraduate composer at Royal Northern Collage of Music and Performance in Lakeside Theatre Nottingham, UK.

He appeared as a guest artist in Gulliver & Swift and the Garibabastrange world of Japanese dance company Pappatarahumara. He performed Hallucination at the Japan Tpam Showchase 2010. He participated in the contemporary dance multicultural work Japan and Indonesia Pintu Amaterasu at KLPAC-Malaysia 2010. The latest worked Shadowing the Body was performed at Male Matters and Fourth Nartaka Dance Festival in India 18-23 Oct 2010. He is searching for traditional concepts in order to develop a contemporary approach with his own style of expression, using his lithe and strong body freely in Javanese traditional dance, as well as the female-role dance of Banyumas and in dynamic contemporary dance.

RIANTO Artistic Director Dewandaru Dance Company duradnawed@yahoo.com http://rianto-dancer.jugem.ne.jp/ http://dewandaru.jp

Education
2000 - 2004 Institute of Performing Arts, Solo (STSI) B.F.A. Dance
Dance

Training 2005 - 2014 Mangkunegaran Palace

Honors
2007 Grant from ArtsNetworkAsia for performance Pintu Amaterasu in Kaohsiung-Taiwan 2003 Choreography Prize Borobudur International Festival 2001 First prize at Yogyakarta Festival of Traditional Dance and Choreography 2000 Certificate of Excellence from National Council of Education, Central Java 1999 Recipient of Certificate for Juru Beksa dance from the King and Royal Family of Solo
Dance and Choreography Experience; 2013 28 − 29 Nov: collaboration To Belong Cycrodream by Akiko Kitamura at Chino Theatre -Nagano prefecture Japan. 22 Nov: Collaboration with Keiko Nakano ( Modern Dance Japan) and Shige Yoshimi ( Nihonbuyo ) at Theatre Curian Shinagawaku -Tokyo 2-3 Oct: Dance Soft Machine by Choy Ka Fai at Theatre Work - Singapore 23 − 25 Sep: Choreographer My Little Tutu at Asia Tri #8 Ullen Sentalu Museum Yoggyakarta 20 − 23 June: Media Machine Shibasaki Mashamichi Dance Theatre company at Ishida Rio Festival in Terphischore theater - Tokyo May 25 - June 2 : Body Without Brain at Lanjong Arts Festival 2013, East Kalimantan - Borneo, Indonesia Dec - Feb: Body without Brain International Artist Residence at Attakkalari India Biennial in Bangalore

2012
21-25 Sept: To Belong-Dialogue in collaboration with Akiko Kitamura, Setagaya Public Theatre, and Dance Box. 27 − 28 April : To Belong with Akiko Kitamura perform at Salihara Theater Jakarta,Indonesia. 30 March : Hallucination at 3 Butoh Dimentions, Indonesia, Spain and Japan in Terpsichore Tokyo. 15-18 March: Project Asian Tour To Belong with Akiko Kitamura at Morishita Studio,Tokyo Japan 06-12 February ; Demonstration Creative Asian Contemporary dance based on Traditional and Spiritual at CARE of Singapore and NAFA dance Academy, Collaboration with Sari Sari Kulintang ensemble in Asian Civilization Museum of Singapore. 01- 06 January: Choreographer Victim of the Full Moon at Festival Srawung Seni Candi Sukuh in Sukuh Temple of Karang Anyar, Indonesia



2011
10-14 December: Choreographer Martial Arts at Kalinga Mahotsav Festival in Dhauli Temple Festival Bhubaneswar-Orissa,India 11 November: at Spiritual Dance Of Asia Ritual Lengger Sintren in Nagoya 23 − 30 Sept: Director of Indonesia Friendship Culture in Banyumsa and Solo, Indonesia. 01 April - 21 June: Work at Trans Studio Bandung ( TSB ) as Trainer Choreographer 20 Feb-5 March: Work at Lanjong Arts Festival in East Kalimantan Indonesia.

2010
18-24 October; Choreographer Shadowing the Bodyat male matters and Nartak Festival in India. 20-30 Sept: Director at Indonesian Friendship Culture 2010 tour in Indonesia 09-12 June: choreographer Pintu Amaterasu & Hallucination at KLPAC Malaysia. 28 February: Choreographer and Dancer Hallucination at TPAM Showcase.

2009
1 Sept-07 Oct: Residence Artist in Nottle Teater, Hooyongri Performing Arts Center, Korea 5-12 June: Galibaba`s Strange World with Pappatarahumara Dance Theatre Company Japan
12 April: Choreographer Ritual Lengger in Spiral Hall Tokyo, Japan 28 March: Collaboration with Mr.Suzuki actor Noh Theatre Japan 2-3 Feb: Song of Body Salihara Jakarta, with Danang Pamungkas, member of Cloudgate dance 17-20 Jan: Choreographer and dancer at Gala Inauguration of President Obama in Washington DC, USA.

2008
16 Nov: Choreographer Pintu Amaterasu at Cak Durasim Festival in Surabaya. 27 Oct: Choreographer Rousoku in Emerging Choreographer at IDF Jakarta 9-12 Oct: Gulliver and Swift collaboration with Pappatarahumara Dance Theatre
8 August: Choreographer Pintu Amaterasu at Pastakom (Pasar Tari Kontemporer) Riau, Indonesia
20-21 July: Choreographer Healing and Pintu Amaterasu at TBJT Indonesia
24 Feb: Coreographer New Spirit of Indonesia collaboration Santi Budaya ltd USA 06 Feb: Wayang collaboration with Nusantara Culture of South East Asian in Nottingham.

2007
Oct-Nov: Monteverdi's The Coronation of Popea, Director Chen Shi Zheng with English National Opera( ENO) at the London Coliseum. 28-30 July: Choreographer Pintu Amaterasu at 2007 Young Choreographert Project in Taiwan. 09 June; Choreographer Rousoku at World Dance Alliance Asia-Pasific Singapore. 28 Jan-1 Feb: Choreographer- Pintu Amaterasu at Sketsa Tari Bulan Ganjil in TBJT Surakarta and Utan Kayu Theatre in Jakarta Infinita in collaboration with Sen Hea Ha and TBS Dance Theatre Studio in Europe (toured in Holland,Belgium and Austria)

2006
Monteverdi's Orfeo choreographed by Chen Shi Zheng in Shubert Theatre Boston. Infinita TBS Dance Theatre Studio at Concertgebouw in Brugge Belgium
A Prayer For Refuge Sen Hea Ha in Utan Kayu Theatre Jakarta Infinita and Bebrayan in collaboration with Sen Hea Ha, Indonesia Lenggeran at International Youth Conference, Indonesia Choreographer- Blue Moon collaboration project suara in Uplink Factory Tokyo.
Performance at Asia & Iwate Genki Festa, Japan.


2005
Workshop Instructor- Javanese traditional dance in several studio Tokyo
Choreographer Diatas Langit Masih Ada Langit in Tokyo Japan. Klono mask dance at South Asian dance performance Tokyo, Japan
Wahyu in collaboration with Sen Hea Ha at Ujiengbu Music Theatre Festival and at Modafe in Korea and Singapore Art Mart. Choreographer Misteri Lengger Banjarwaru at regional art mission in TMII Jakarta
Choreographer Kontrang Kantring Kubur collaboration with artist at the Yogyakarta Art Festival.


2004
Lenggeran in collaboration with Pring Sedapur at the International Cross Gender Performance, Yogyakarta Choreogrpaher Opera Lengger Sintren at The World AIDS day Indonesia. The Journey Of Spirit by Yukio Waguri, Butoh performance in Yogyakarta Instructor Sebelas Maret University for German Choral Festival Choreographer Pancuran Kapit Sendang, Yogyakarta Art Festival.

2003
Choreographer Rousoku and Harmonis at Monday Movement in Kedai Kebun JGJ. Choreographer Rousoku 1 at Young Choreographer Festival in TBJT Surakarta Spring In Solo, work by Hiroshi Papa Tara Humara at Teater Besar STSI Surakarta

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