Born 1983 in Japan. Shumpei Nemoto received his training from Toyoshige Nemoto and Ikuko Nemoto in Japan, 1989-1999, and at the English National Ballet School 1999-2000. He has danced professionally with the Royal Ballet (2000-2001) and the Deutsche Oper Am Rhein (2003-2007). Shumpei was awarded the Espoir Prix de Lausanne in 1999 and he received 2nd place at the Choreographic Capture Competition 2009 in Munich for his work in film. He choreographed and performed a duet for Whenever Wherever Festival 2010 in Tokyo, Japan. Invited by Tok'Art, Shumpei choreographed and performed a solo for their 2010 creation. He presented his choreography Ugoku at International Choreographic Competition No Ballet 2011 in Ludwigshafen and was awarded 2nd place. Shumpei Nemoto also produced the event konoyubi ART in 2008 and 2009, Tokyo, Japan. As a teacher he has been working with several different schools including The Royal Swedish Ballet School, University of Dance and Circus in Stockholm, The National Conservatory Dance School in Lisbon. In addition to this, Shumpei has worked in Japan, Sweden and Portugal coaching Improvisation and teaching Repertoire. Shumpei joined Cullberg Ballet in 2007.
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