The talented woman who reshapes classic literature.
Meriko "has created a new style unlike any other in the world that fuses different worlds-classic and modern, western and Japanese.
Interweaving pole dancing, fire dancing, and acrobatics, Menko brings back to life the story" Yaya Oshichi "performed in classic kabuki and bunraku.
Her feminine strength and beauty shines in a blazing fire.
Do n't miss the touching last scene.
(From DAIDOGEI WARLD CUP in SHIZUOKA official guide book)
めりこ Street pole dance artist Meriko. Performance video in Europe 2016
●XXI FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CLOWNS PAYAS （Spain）
●17.Internationales Kleinkunst festival Insel Usedom （Germany）
●TAC – XVII FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL TEATRO Y ARTES DE CALLE （Spain）
●28.Siegener Sommerfestival 2016 STREET ART INTERNASIONAL（Germany）
●10. Internationale Kulturbörse in Paderborn （Germany）
めりこ Meriko" Yaoya Oshichi"PV -Japanese classical literature by pole art-
Meriko" Yaoya Oshichi" PV
DAIDOGEI WARLD CUP in SHIZUOKA 2015
"Yaoya Oshichi" is Japanese famous classical literature.
It has been played by Kabuki and Bunraku for a long time.
Oshiti wanted to meet her lover.
To meet with him, she set fire on purpose.
Then she hit the bell to inform the fire to him.
Eventually, she lost hers life, but the soul climbed to heaven.
So, this was not a tragedy.
This is a beautiful dramatic dance performance.
Meriko does acrobatics art pole and fire dancing as the entertainment performance.
This is a very new style of outdoor circus theater show which is based on Japanese literature.
めりこ Street pole dance artist Meriko. Performance video in Autumn 2015.
●FEEL SETOUCHI THE カーニバル「真夏の夜の夢」
●FEEL SETOUCHI THE carnival "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
● Ikebukuro street performance festival
●Takamatsu street performance festival
●Daidogei World Cup in Shizuoka
●Heaven Artist activities (Sumida River Terrace Azumabashi) (Okachimachi Panda Plaza)
Meriko has recently been entertaining spectators with her dramatic pole performances at numerous street festivals in Japan.
Her dance is very emotional, powerful but delicate - a mysterious, beautiful and innocent character who also expresses the pathos of a fierce adult woman .
Her repertoire features fire and aerial dances, which incorporate a variety of modern and original dance techniques.