|KATAOKA ICHIZď VI|
Real name: Kataoka K˘ichi
Line number: ROKUDAIME (VI)
Birthday: 12 December 1958
Grandfather: Kataoka Ichiz˘ IV
Father: Kataoka Ichiz˘ V
Brother: Kataoka Kamez˘ IV
June 1991: his father Kataoka Ichiz˘ V dies.
May 2003: Kataoka Jűz˘ VI takes at the Kabukiza the name of Kataoka Ichiz˘ VI by playing the roles of Senoo Jűr˘, Danjűr˘'s stage assistant and a bonze in the dramas "Sanemori Monogatari", "Shibaraku" and "Kappore".
October 2004: tour in Paris (France); Ichiz˘ plays at the ThÚÔtre de Chaillot the roles of Sakata Genzabur˘ and the Minister in the drama "Toribeyama Shinjű" and the dance "Kagami Jishi", which celebrate the shűmei in Paris of Ichikawa Ebiz˘ XI [more details].
March 2007: tour in Paris (France); Ichiz˘ plays at the Palais Garnier the roles of Suruga Jir˘ and Iwahashi in the dance-dramas "Kanjinch˘" and "Momijigari", which celebrate the Ichikawa clan [more details].
January 2008: revival at the Shinbashi Enbuj˘ of "Narukami Fud˘ Kitayama Zakura", which celebrates the 1070th anniversary of the Narita-san Temple, where the Deity Fud˘ My˘˘ is worshipped; Ichiz˘ plays the roles of the kar˘ Yatsurugi Genba and Kokuunb˘ (the Buddhist monk black cloud) [casting].
September 2009: short Kabuki tour in Monaco for the Naritaya guild; Ichiz˘ plays the roles of Gozaemon and the bonze Kokuunb˘ in the dance-drama "Kagami Jishi" and the drama "Narukami" [more details].
June 2010: Kabuki tour in Western Europe, in London at the Sadler's Wells (4~15 June) and in Roma at the Teatro di Roma-Argentina (21~22 June); Ichiz˘ plays the role of Kawatsura H˘gen [more details].
October 2014: the October Grand Kabuki at the Kabukiza commemorates the 26th anniversary (27th memorial service) and the 2nd anniversary (3rd memorial service) of late Nakamura Kanzabur˘ XVII and late Nakamura Kanzabur˘ XVIII [more details].
The Kataoka Jűz˘ line of actors
The Kataoka Ichiz˘ line of actors
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