This app showcases the work, and working processes, of choreographer Chisato Minamimura. As a Deaf artist, she has a unique approach to choreography – creating what she calls ‘visual sound/ music’.

This app takes you behind the scenes of the production of a dance performance, revealing through video, images, descriptions and interviews:

* Chisato Minamimura's innovative system of dance scores

* A full production of her dance piece "Box"

* A step by step guide to the creative process

* The thoughts of the dancers and Chisato herself

If you are a fan of contemporary dance, or have an interest in, or work in, the performing arts, then this app provides a fascinating insight into the creative inspiration and practices of a talented contemporary practitioner.


"Minamimura's stated intention is to share a deaf perspective on sound, but she also succeeds in presenting a beautifully clear composition, both minimal and engagingly playful."
- Dance Theatre Journal


Chisato Minamimura is a deaf dance artist born in Japan and now based in London. She trained at the Laban in London before completing an M.A. at Yokohama National University. She also received a B.A. in Japanese Painting. She has been involved in a number of dance projects including creating and presenting dance performances and workshops in over 35 locations in 15 countries.

What’s New

Version 1.2

Support for Japanese App Store


Surface Impression
311.6 MB

Requires iOS 7.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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