The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics (KCGI) professor and singer-songwriter Nizza Melas MUΣA show, which was the director and vocalist, was held on August 6, 2016 at the Kyoto University of Information Science and Technology Kyoto Hall in front of the satellite station hall. It was.MUΣA show commemorates the 50th anniversary of KCG (2013) Professor Nizza Melas This is a comprehensive performing arts that shows the songs of the album "MUΣA" produced by, in collaboration with performances and videos.MUΣA means “goddess” in Greek.This year was the second show following January, and eight songs were played from the MUΣA album.
In this show, Professor Nizza Melas Collaboration with a variety of artists who are active in the United States has become a unique stage.Lisa Yamasaki, who has been active in Los Angeles and is highly regarded as a hair artist in the United States, participated and performed original hair art and costumes inspired by MUΣA songs. Thank you.On the screen behind the stage, KCGI ’s Associate Professor Cyrill Cosic A fantastic image by CG, produced according to the image of the song, was projected.The dance choreography is from Fukuoka prefecture, where she started to learn dance from an early age. Currently, she is in charge of Kana Miyamoto, who is active as a dance instructor based in Los Angeles. Master makeup artist ROSHAR worked on it.
On stage, Professor Nizza Melas The dancers and models playing an active part in the United States played a splendid and dynamic dance and performance centered on the song.By directing the costumes that would normally be done in the backstage on stage as a part of the performance, it became an opportunity to see up close the techniques of dressing first-class artists that are rarely seen.The costume design was also conscious of performances in Japan, and was also conscious of Asian images such as Buddha and Dragon.In the song “Moon Goddess”, dancers of a pair of men and women dressed in fashion inspired by Hanatsubaki and Kaori Haori performed a dynamic dance using the entire stage.In the song “Sana” that follows, while wearing a kimono fashion at the back of the stage, a dance using red Japanese umbrellas as props is danced in front of it, creating a unique expression that fuses Western and Eastern cultures. He showed me.
At the end of the show, there was an opportunity to see hair art and costumes up close.The students went up to the stage and witnessed the hair pieces, costumes, and nail art worn by the models, and were amazed at the high level of skill and expression of professional artists.The KCG group will continue the MUΣA show in the future. Professor Nizza Melas We will create original performing arts that make full use of IT.