The Onoe Style of Dance

The Onoe style of Japanese classical dance is characterized by a unique blend of sophisticated turns and colorful silk elegance representing various aspects of Japanese history and traditions. Under the direction of Shihan Onoe Kikuyuki, each dancer’s graceful movement and powerful imagery are choreographed in stage productions designed to evoke emotions and truths that lie…

Book Onoe Ryu Dance

We can tailor a performance to suit your event. Contact our office for information on booking Onoe Ryu Dance for your next event. Our dancers have performed for several different organizations, universities, embassies and government functions. Below is a list of just some of the events, organizations and venues in or for which we have performed….

Take Dance Lessons

Onoe style Japanese classical dance instruction is available for all interested participants, regardless of age or nationality.

July 2019 Ekoji Temple Obon

July 13, 2019 Onoe dancers went to Ekoji Buddhist Temple to help lead the bon odori, festival dancing. As always, it was a fun event!

A Cherry Blossom Themed Birthday Party in May 2019

In May, we were asked to come and create an experience for the lovely Spratt family for their daughter’s birthday. In the intimate setting of their home, we performed classical dance and taught them some bon festival dances right in their living room. The decorations they had up and their enthusiasm was fantastic! Afterwards, we…

Japanese Americans’ Care Fund Annual Bazaar November 2018

Japanese Americans’ Care Fund (NPO) Annual Bazaar Sunday, November 4th, 2018 – Full Event is 10am – 3pm Event Location: American Legion Post 177, 3939 Oak St., Fairfax, VA Admission: $2.00 (children under 12 get in for free) Their Website: Official Flier: JACF Annual Bazaar 2018 Onoe will be leading the crowd in Japanese…

July 2018 Obon Festival at Ekoji

Another fun year helping lead the festival dancing at Ekoji Buddhist Temple! Obon is a yearly Buddhist festival that honors your ancestors and bon odori, bon dancing, is always a fun part of the celebration.

January 2018 at the Kennedy Center

Most recently presented by Onoe Ryu Dance Enterprises  “Dancer of Japan” Grand Master Onoe Kikunojyo Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 2PM The Kennedy Center Terrace Theater Washington, D.C. Thank you for a successful show! Japanese classical dancer and choreographer Onoe Kikunojyo III returns to the U.S. as the Grand Master (Iemoto) of the prestigious Onoe…