Hana Saotome trained at the Northen School of Contemporary Dance. She has been a member of Beyond Repair Dance Company since 2006 touring extensively throughout the UK. More recently she has been dancing and performing for Francis Angol.


Aya Jane Saotome trained at London Contemporary Dance School, notable performances include Movement Angol and Irven Lewis Dance Theatre. She has recently returned from New York where she was studying a range of African dance styles and participated in Urban Bush Women’s Summer Institute.


This piece is the first time that Hana and Aya have collaborated creatively together!


From Two Angles
A luscious exploration of beauty and femininity in movement.
This piece is a reworking and collaboration of two solos: Aya’s recent solo performance at ADAD’s Open Stage and Hana’s solo that she is currently developing, performed at Islington Arts Factory’s Montage Dance Festival- Bloomsbury Theatre in 2008.
Choreographed & performed by Hana Saotome / Aya Jane Saotome
Photographer: Irven Lewis