|ONOE UKON II|
Real name: Okamura Kensuke
Line number: NIDAIME (II)
Birthday: 28 May 1992
great-grandfather: Onoe Kikugor˘ VI
Grandfather: Kiyomoto Enjudayű VI (music master)
Father: Kiyomoto Enjudayű VII (music master)
April 2000: first stage appearance, at the Kabukiza, where he plays in the dance "Bukaku Setsugekka".
January 2005: he takes the name of Onoe Ukon II at the Shinbashi Enbuj˘, playing the role of Ohisa in "Bunshichi Mottoi" and a young bonze in "Yakko D˘j˘ji".
September 2009: short Kabuki tour in Monaco for the Naritaya guild; Ukon plays the role of a butterfly spirit in the dance-drama "Kagami Jishi" [more details].
January 2010: revival at the National Theatre of Namiki Gohei's long-forgotten drama "Keisei Kogane no Shachihoko", which was revised and entitled "Asahi-ni Kagayaku Kin no Shachihoko"; it was staged to commemorate the 400-year anniversary of the establishment of the city of Nagoya; Ukon plays the roles of Ebisudayű's daughter Omitsu and Ishidani Kachizaemon's son Ishidani Tsukasanosuke [more details | casting].
January 2014: premiere at the National Theatre of "Sanzen Ry˘ Haru no Komahiki", a revival of Tatsuoka Mansaku's 1794 drama "Keisei Haru no Tori"; Ukon plays the roles of Ch˘kai's sister Gyokusenjo and Maeda Gentazaemon [more details].
January 2019: revival at the National Theatre of Namiki Gohei I's 1779 drama "Sode Nikki Banshű Meguri"; this Otowaya-powered revision was entitled "Himeji-j˘ Oto-ni Kiku Sono Ishizue"; Ukon plays the role of the keisei Onoe [casting | more details].
Onoe Ukon II is a young promising actor of the Otowaya guild.
The Onoe Ukon line of actors
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