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Nao Tozawa |  Contemporary station wagon

Born 1986 in Akita, Japan. 

Dancer and choreographer, she crosses several artistic fields such as Hip-Hop, breakdance, circus, contemporary dance. 

By 1991, she acquired 13 years of experience as a member of the Akita Rhythmic Gymnastics Club. In 2000, she discovered breakdance. With Aerstix side (founded in 2007), the breakdance club of which she is a member, she created the show QWEEN OF QWEENS (in which she participated since 2010) and won several Battle Shows. With this experience, she founded Kinetic Art in 2011. In 2012, she won the international breakdance competition “Battle Of The Year / We B * Girlz”. Kinetic Art is “Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain”, Obtaining the Arte TV Prize (Paris, France, 2015) and 

“YOUNG STAGE”, International Circus Competition, Obtaining the Circolo Prize (Basel, Switzerland, 2015), In 2016, she won the international urban dance competition “Juste Debout Experimental” and became world champion. In 2017, she moved to France. In 2020, she created her own company, Aerstix.

 

His most representative works are "BIRTH" (2013, Kinetic Art), 

“Soujou - BN” (2012, Kinetic Art), “Paths” (2015, Kinetic Art), “TANGLE” (2017, Kinetic Art), “SHIKAKU” (2018, NAGI and NAO) and “lune” (2019). She has also participated in important works, including "VESSEL" (since 2016, Kohei Nawa & Damien Jalet), "Silent Flower" (2016, Jung Young Doo / Yokohama Dance Collection), "Butterfly" (since 2018, Cie S 'poart), "SOURCES" (since 2019, Cie FLOWCUS) etc.