WAKAYAGIRYU-SOUKE

PROFILE

Performance history of Kichizoh Wakayagi,
The fifth head and master head of the Wakayagi school.

  • [ Real name ]
  • Hideo Takeuchi
  • [ Stage name ]
  • Kichizoh Wakayagi
  • Born on January 10,1970.
  • [ Permanent domicile ]
  • 8-6, Yousai, Momoyama-cho,
    Fushimi-ku, Kyoto City.
  • [ Present address ]
  • 38-1, Shimozuke, Momoyama-cho,
    Fushimi-ku, Kyoto City.




  • Born in January, 1970 in Kyoto , as the third son of Judoh Wakayagi, the third head of the school and second Judoh Wakayagi.Made debut on the stage of “Ikioi” in 1974 (4 years old) at study and training meeting of Wakayagi school masters.
  • The name of Kinshuu Waayagi was given in 1982 (12 years old), and succeededKichizoh Wakayagi, as the fifth master head of The Wakayagi school on September, 1987.
  • Observed the centenary of founding of the school at The Osaka Mainichi Hall on July 17, 1989, owing to death of his father, the Second Judoh, in accordance with the father's last wishes. The subjects were the “Shyoufuda tsuki” and “Shiki sanbasou”.
  • Started a society, “Kichizoh and Katabamikai” on January 15, 1990 , and presented the first play at The Osaka National Bunraku Theater on September 19, 1990 , to bring up young pupils with the head of the school as the central figure.
  • Took charges of an arrangement and direction of dance in 1990 since the 41 st “Kyoh odori” of The Kyoto Miyagawa-cho Kabuki society, succeeding his father.
  • Played the memorial public performance for the second anniversary of death of late Judo Wakayagi, the third head of school and second Judoh Wakayagi/public performance for announcement of Kichizoh Wakayagi, as the fifth master head of school, at The Osaka Shin Kabukiza, on July 28, 1991 .
    The subject were “Hashi benkei” (Kichiuemonn Nakamura as Benkei, and Kichizoh Wakayagi as Ushiwakamaru), and “Kagami jishi”.
  • Received a quarterly publication prize in March 1992 for the stages of “Kagami jishi” and others played by the traditional entertainments social meeting, “Sannin no kai”
  • Appointed as a lecturer by The Osaka Asahi Culture in April 1992.
  • Held “Wakayagikai”, 49 th anniversary of late Kichizou Wakayagi, the second head of school on August 25, 1993 at the Kyoto Minamiza.
    The subject was “Yoshino-yama” (Tokizoh Nakamura as Shizuka gozenn and Kichizoh Wakayagi as Tadanobu).
  • Appointed as a lecturer by The Kyoto Asahi Culture.
  • Formed a society for the support of Kichizoh Wakayagi, “Kissho kai” with the president, Mr. Kouichi Tsukamoto, and the vice presidents, Mr. Keiichi Oukura and Mr. Seiji Nishimura on October 25, 1994 .
  • Held a “Society for Kichizoh Wakayagi”, and staged in memory of start of a supporters association in February 4, 1995 at The Osaka National Bunraku Theater.The subject: “Sekino Tobira” (Tokizoh Nakamura as Kurozome, and Kichizoh Wakayagi as Sekibei) Original work, “Shoh”.
  • Appeared on the stage of a special show of rising dance & traditional Japanese music, promoted by The Osaka National Bunraku Theater, on May 20, 1995 .
    The subject: “Asunaroh”.
  • Held the “Wakayagi kai” in the sixth memorial anniversary of late Judo Wakayagi, third head of the school at The Osaka Shin Kabukiza in August 27, 1995 .
    The subject: “Yakko doujyouji”
  • Succeeded the name of Kichizoh Wakayagi, as the fourth head and fifth master head of the Wakayagi school on March 17, 1996 .
  • Held “Society for Kichizoh Wakayagi” as the first stage in Tokyo at The National Supplementary Theater on August 20, 1996 .
    Subjects: “Ishibashi” (Kichizoh Wakayagi as Kanuemonn Fujima).“Asunaroh” and “Yakko doujyouji”
  • Succeeded the name of Kichizoh Wakayagi, as the fifth head and fifth master head of the Wakayagi school in January 6, 1997. Conferred the fourth head of the school to Judoh, his mother in rewarding of her long years contribution to the school.
  • Played a public performance in announcing succession of the fifth head and master head of the school at The Kyoto Minamiza in July 28, 1998 . Suibjects: “Ishibashi!” (Kichizoh Wakayagi as Kanuemon Fujima). “Kotobuki shiki sanbasou” (Ryujiroh Wakayagi as Okina, Kichi kingo Wakayagi as Chitose, Kichizou Wakayagi as Sanban)“Tsukijidoh” and “Sobaya no mitsumen”
  • Participated in the “Kyoto Cultural Week Puraha”public performance during September 2-6, 1998 .Subject: “Tomonori”
  • Held the “Kichizoh Wakayagi no kai”, the third recital at The Tokyo National Small theater on October 13, 1999 .
    Subjects: “Kotobuki shiki sanbasou” (Ryujiroh Wakayabi as Okina, Kichi kingo Wakayagi as Chitose, Kichizoh Wakayagi as Sanban).“Tsukijizou” and “Sobaya no mitsumen”
  • Appeared on the stage of the “Hanagata no kai”, a public performance to promote Kyoto prefecture classic public entertainments on March 19, 1998 .
    Subject: “Shin kyoku Urashima”
  • Appeared on the stage of a special show of rising dance & traditional Japanese music, promoted by The National theater, on April 22, 2000 .
    Subject: “Sobaya no mitsumen”
  • Appeared on the stage of the “Mitsukoshi Meijinn kai”, “Hanakurabe”, a special dancing of stars, on April 28, 2000 .
    Subject: “Shyoufuda tsuki”
  • Held the “Kichizoh Wakayagi no kai”, the fourth recital in participation of the Art Festival promoted by The Agency for Cultural Affairs on October 9, 2000 at The Kyoto Gion koubu kaburenjyou.
    Subjects: Original “Hana no shyoujyou”, “Kagamijishi”, “Sobaya no mitsumen”
  • Appeared on the stage of the “Touzai meiryu kai” in cooperation of the 2000 Art Festival promoted by The Agency for Cultural Affairs on October 14, 2000 .
    Subject: “Shyoufuda tsuki”.
  • Appeared on the stage of the “Geinoh Hanabutai” televised by The NHK on March 10, 2001 .
    The subject: A Tokiwazu ballad, “Sobaya no mitsumen”
  • Held the “Wakayagi kai” in the twelfth memorial anniversary of late Judoh Wakayagi, the head of the school, and second Judoh Wakayagi, on September 23, 2001.
    Subjects: “Sanban san” and “Tsuki no kawa”
  • Presented dancing of “Lamentable evening of the gone flowers” at the Noh theater of The Yasukuni Shrine on April 17, 2002 .
    Subjects: “Tori no chitose”, “Ise sangu” and “Ryuko”
  • Held the “Kichizoh Wakayagi no kai”, the fifth recital in participation of an art festival promoted by The Agency for Cultural Affairs, at The Kyoto Art Theater, “Shyunjuu za” on October 6, 2002
    Subjects : “ Yasuna” and “Kanjinchyoh”
  • Received the prize of the “Kyoto City Rising Artists” on March 25, 2003 .
  • Received the prize of the “ 34 th Dance Rising Critics Association” on April 19, 2003
  • Dedicated a dancing on a grand festival of Ishizuchi shrine in Aichi prefecture on July 1, 2003.
  • Appeared on the stage of a “Special joint performance of leading dancers” participating in the Osaka Art Festival supported by the 2003 Art Festival promoted by The Agency for Cultural Affairs, on October 11, 2003 .
    The subject: “Ryuko”.
  • Held the “Kichizoh Wakayagi no kai”, the sixth recital in participation in the 2003 Art Festival promoted by The Agency for Cultural Affairs at the “Shunjuu za”, on October 12, 2003 .
    Subjects: “Tomo Yakko” (Arranged by Kichizoh Wakayagi) and “Ishibashi”.
  • Received the prize of the “58 th Art Festival Rising Artists” promoted by The Agency for Cultural Affairs, on January 15, 2004 .
  • Held a "Capital dance" at the "Sakura Hall" in Kitakami city on May 2, 2004.
    It was a planned performance to introduce Kyoto with participation of dancers and geisha of Miyagawa town.
  • Dedicated a dancing at the Ishizuchi shrine in Aichi prefecture on July 1, 2004.