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  1. Watch Bharatanatyam Performance
  2. Recent Performance
  3. Publicity / Articles from Past Dance Programs

1. Watch Bharatanatyam Performance

IzumiSato_SankaraSriGiri Sankara Sri Giri


IzumiSato_Abhinaya Abhinaya


IzumiSato_Abhinaya Tillana


2. Recent Performance

The 28th Annual San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

When: June 10 & 11, Saturday: 2 pm & 8 pm, Sunday: 2 pm

Where: Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco

Izumi Sato

World Dance Salon

When: Saturday, April 29, 8pm

Where: Center for International Dance (729 Heinz Avenue, Berkeley, CA)


3. Publicity

"A Journey through Bharatanatyam with Izumi Sato," South Asian News, Spring 2005, Honolulu, USA. <>

"We're given the opportunity once more to see such fine young artists as Izumi Sato, the extraordinary bharata-natyam dancer from Japan. (...) She attacks the country's classical dance form with passion and conviction."

Eagan, Carol. "Diversity rules at 'Footholds'," Honolulu Advertiser, 8 Oct. 2004 <>.

"Her performance was superb, as each note in the music was perfectly matched with her staccato and isolated movements of (...) fingers and toes. Even her eyes danced."

Page, Kamakoa. "UH Fall Dance Showcase Taps Emotions." Honolulu Star Bulletin, 8 Oct. 2004 <>.

"UH Show to Exhibit International Flavor." Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 4 Oct. 2004 Honolulu, USA <>.

"Izumi Sato's interest in understanding the greatness of Lord Rama with respect to the Indian culture was seen reflected in her dance oriented completely in praise."

Subbudu."Celebrating 30 Years." The Statesman, 23 Jul. 2004. Subbudu_The_Statesman_2004 Read

"Seeing her dance is like watching a jewel in motion." ,
Eagan, Carol. "Diversity, Mastery Carry Show." The Honolulu Advertiser, 7 Nov. 2003. Read

"A Cultural Celebration Through Dance." The Honolulu Advertiser, 14 Feb. 2003.

"Koto Concert At Siri Fort Auditorium, On 28 April 2002." Japan Calling (July-Aug. 2002), The Consulate General of Japan in India <>.

"Their Feat" The Hindustan Times, 1 May 2002.

Khare Pant, Archana. "Bridging The Gap Between Japan & India." The Hindustan Times, 29 Apr. 2002. Read

"Unto the Sweetbird's Throat", FLAIR, The Indian Express, India, March 17, 2002, New Delhi, India <>.

"Wedded to Indian culture." Chandigarh Tribune, 27 Mar. 2001 <>.

Singh, NN. "Koto and Yamato from Japan", India Travel Time, May 2002 <>.

"KOTO CONCERT AT SIRI FORT AUDITORIUM, ON 28 APRIL 2002," Japan Calling, The Consulate General of Japan, July-August, 2002, India <>.

"Japanese dancer to Get Aadarshila' Award." KutcheriBuzz, 30 Nov. 2001 <>.

"Wedded to Indian culture", Chandigarh Tribune, March 27, 2001, Chandigarh, India. <>

"It is highest degree of aesthetic and stylistic charm which she is able to impart to her dance movements. The precision of her arms, shoulder and neck movements (...) Her effortless turn-around and sharp footwork were accompanied by an effervescent feeling of artistic exuberance."

Mudgal, N.K. "A Rare Feat of Cultural Adaptation."The Hindustan Times,New Delhi, 14 Mar. 2001. Read

"Perfection in every aspect of the idiom and the complete ease with which Izumi was able to delineate the items. Her rhythm was flawless."

Subbudu. "Goodbye Kabuki, Hello Bharata Natyam."The Statesman, 9 Mar. 2001. Read

"From Japan, For The Love of Jathis!" KutcheriBuzz, 29 Sep. 2000 <>.

"Izumi gave ample evidence of having worked hard on her technique and her command over rhythm as well as the very finished hand and leg stretch is commendable." Shades of Japan in Indian Classical Dance, Leela Venkatraman, The Hindu, 22 September 2000. ReadThe Hindu 2000/09

Cultural Crusader, Japan Calling, February- March, 2000.

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Last Updated: August 23, 2006