ElevenPlay, a Tokyo-based movement and media collective, will perform at the Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 1. Courtesy Federal Way PAEC

ElevenPlay, a Tokyo-based movement and media collective, will perform at the Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 1. Courtesy Federal Way PAEC

Tokyo-based movement group to perform at Federal Way PAEC Feb. 1

ElevenPlay appeared on America’s Got Talent in 2016.

ElevenPlay, a Tokyo-based movement and media collective, will perform at the Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 1.

Using technologies such as drones, robot arms, and lasers, ElevenPlay is expanding the scope of what a dance ensemble can communicate in the 21st century.

The group’s lead choreographer, Mikiko, is well-known in Japanese dance circles, having choreographed for the Japanese metal group Babymetal, the girl group Sakura Gakuin and the pop group Perfume.

For American audiences, ElevenPlay was the stand-out act in the second audition episode of America’s Got Talent in 2016.

ElevenPlay has also notably danced during the opening act of Lady Gaga’s 2014 world tour ArtRave: The Artpop Ball, specifically dancing with Hatsune Miku.

Tickets for ElevenPlay start at $10. For more information or to purchase seats go to fwpaec.org, call 253-835-7010,, or visit the box office, 31510 Pete von Reichbauer Way South, between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

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