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Originally from Kyoto,Shintaro Oue studied dance and graduated from the Hamburg Ballet School in 1992 with stipendium by pierino ambrosoli foundation.

He has worked at Hamburg Ballet, NDT2 and Cullberg Ballet as dancer; whilst also freelance as a choreographer and dancer.

Shintaro has performed at numerous events,won several awards and enjoyed much success. In 2008, Shintaro together with Masahiro Yanagimoto and Shintaro Hirahara,formed C/Ompany -with the name inspired by the idea of gathering under the name of noone and forming wherever possible.

C/Ompany had its debut in Europe at Julidans NEXT09 and has since toured in Japan,Sweden and Holland. Prior to C/Ompany,Oue’s career includes dancing for Nederlands Dans Theater 2,as well as a 3-year stint at Sweden’s leading repertoire company for contemporary dance,Cullbergbaletten. A freelance artist since 1999,Oue has created several works and won prizes in various choreography competitions,including the first prize at Hannover International Choreography Competition in 2005.

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