Tomo Sone was born in Kyoto. She worked with several ballet companies in Japan, then from 2001, worked as a freelance dancer with Japanese renowned choreographers. In 2008, moved to Tel Aviv, Israel. In 2010, she established Japan-Israel International Dance Project with Israeli choreographers and dancers. The project have held several shows and dance workshops.
Nowadays she is working as an independent choreographer and dancer. Her works are often inspired by interdisciplinary activities and in the past few years, collaborated in her pieces with artists such as animators, paper artists, film director, visual artists, composers and musicians.
Her solo works “Las Meninas”(2014), “Folded, Cut and Crumpled”(2015), “Mobius” (2015) were premiered in Suzanne Dellal Center in Tel Aviv, Israel. Her works were presented in Israel, Japan and France.
Awarded “A New Artist for Art and Culture” by Kyoto Municipality in 2010.
Photo by Avidan Ben giat