Kenji Shinohe is a Japanese choreographer and dancer, based in Düsseldorf, Germany. After graduating from Folkwang Universität der Künste in Essen in summer 2019, he was dancing for NEUER TANZ in Düsseldorf. Since 2020 he is working internationally as a freelance choreographer and dancer, being active in the performance scene in NRW. Being awarded with the first prize and the audience award at the 5.Internationales Tanz Theater Festival 2016 in Erfurt (Solo piece “THE PEELS”), Best New comer solo prize at 10.Internationales Tanzfestival SoloDuo NRW in Köln 2018 and Best Solo prize and Audience Award at SzólóDuó International Dance Festival 2019 in Budapest (Solo piece “R”). In his artistic work he is interested in bringing together body movements in relation to structures of music, approaches of extending the dance expression through the idea of metafictional techniques.
His choreography pieces are invited and performed in many theater over 12 countries 35 cities.