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.

More in Life

Photos, maps, fun facts make this book addicting

You know? Of course you do, because you’re no dummy. You’re on… Continue reading

You’ll want to read ‘Dracul’ with the lights on

It was just a little scratch. You wouldn’t have even noticed it,… Continue reading

‘November Road’ is the nail-biter you’ve been looking for

Catch me, if you can! And the chase began, one of you… Continue reading

‘A Healing Justice’ should be on your bookshelf

Your pup is a pretty respectable watch dog. If anyone merely considers… Continue reading

Sweet story conceals nail biting thriller

A kid’s gotta do what a kid’s gotta do. If it’s your… Continue reading

This creepy tale will keep you turning the pages

Your future was laid out before. It’s all set. You have plans,… Continue reading

No footnotes needed: Centerstage presents William Shakespeare romp

Theatre kicks off season with “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged).”

Some days, it’s good to feel needed

Some days, you just need a hug. Other days, you only want… Continue reading

Don’t miss the United States Army Field Band at Federal Way PAEC

The U.S. Army Field Band & Soldiers’ Chorus will tell the story of America’s Army during free event.

Engaging trees speaker series to launch this fall

Talks will highlight the cultural importance of trees in local communities.

Federal Way calendar: Women’s self-defense workshop, toastmasters and more

WED., SEPT. 19 Congressional forum: The Mirror is hosting a public forum… Continue reading