Peer Gynts – Asylum’s Dreams

Modern Asia portrayed in Peer Gynts
—A journey to find your true identity in a challenging era

Leading edge Indonesian stage producer Yudi Ahmad Tajudin found a portrait of modern Asia in the story of the ever-wandering traveler Peer. Japanese dancer KAWAGUCHI Takao, composer MORINAGA Yasuhiro, and SPAC actor Micari join other artists from across Asia for the creating-while-traveling process of the play, moving from Indonesia to Tokyo to Shizuoka. Other SPAC actors will also join to launch the stage in Shizuoka.

▼Workshop and Work In Progress Performance in East Flores (Indonesia)

Original text: Henrik IBSEN
Translation: Mitsuya Mori

Script and Direction: Yudi Ahmad Tajudin

In a collaboration with:
Ugoran Prasad (Dramaturg)
KAWAGUCHI Takao (Performance artist/Dancer/Choreographer)
Venuri PERERA (Choreographer/Dancer)
Micari (Actress[SPAC])
Muhammad Nur Qomarudin (Actor/Dancer)
MORINAGA Yasuhiro (Sound artist/Composer)
NGUYEN Manh Hung (Visual artist)
Arsita Iswardhani (Actress/Performance artist)
Gunawan Maryanto (Actor/Writer)

/ OUCHI Yoneji, SATO Yuzu, TATENO Momoyo, MAKIYAMA Yudai, MIYAGISHIMA Haruka, WAKAMIYA Yoichi (actor[SPAC])


Ugoran Prasad





Nur Qomarudin




 Manh Hung


Arsita Iswardhani

Gunawan Maryanto

 OUCHI Yoneji

 SATO Yuzu









9 November, Saturday 14:00  *Post-performance talk
     *Shuttle bus from Tokyo  
10 November, Sunday 14:00  *Guidance for theatre beginners
     *Post-performance talk
     *Shuttle bus from Hamamatsu
16 November, Saturday 14:00  *Backstage tour
17 November, Sunday 14:00  *Backstage tour

With Japanese / English subtitles
Duration: to be decided
Venue: Shizuoka Arts Theatre access

Performances for junior and high-school students

The mark “*” means the performances that have available seats for general audience. (The tickets are limited.)

5 November, Tuesday at 13:30
8 November, Friday at 13:30
11 November, Monday at 13:30*
14 November, Thursday at 13:30* / 18:00*
15 November, Friday at 13:30*
18 November, Monday at 13:30*
19 November, Tuesday at 13:30*

Related events

Post-performance talk by the artists and guests: after the performance.
9 November, Saturday
10 November, Sunday

Pre-Performance Talk: Starting 25 minutes before each performance.

Meet us at Cafe Cinderella!
After the performance, the actors will come to see you off in their stage costumes. We hope you will take this opportunity to interact with the actors!

バックステージツアーBackstage tour
The technical staff will take you on a special backstage tour. You can also ask us your questions about the stage.
16 November, Saturday
17 November, Sunday
Every day, after the show
Time: About 30 minutes
Free of charge. Reservation required. Up to 40 people.

Guidance for theatre beginners
SPAC actors will give beginner audiences a lecture on what to look for and pay attention to before the performance. This event can be participated in by both those seeing the performance for the first time and repeaters.
10 November, Sunday at 12:30
Time: About 60 minutes
In Japanese
Free of charge. Reservation required. Up to 20 people.

Shuttle bus to Shizuoka Arts Theatre

<From Tokyo>
9 November, Saturday
9:30 Shibuya → 13:00 Shizuoka Arts Theatre

<From Hamamatsu>
10 November, Sunday
11:30 Hamamatsu → 13:00 Shizuoka Arts Theatre

*Returning bus will run after Post-performance talk / Backstage tour.
**Reservation is required.

Ticket Price

4,200 yen (One viewing for regular adult)

SPAC Membership Discount
3,500 yen (One viewing for regular adult)

Pair Discount
3,700 yen per person

Group Discount
3,300 yen per person for group of 3 or more

Senior Discount
3,500 yen for seniors over 60
*Please present ID at door

Student Discount
2,000 yen (University)
1,000 yen (High School and under)
*Please present school ID at door

Handicap Discount
2,900 yen (for those who possess handicap passbook)

*Cannot use more than one discount per purchase.
*Please inform use of discount when making reservation.

How to Purchase

Prior Reservation for Membership begins: 21 September at 10:00
Advance Tickets Sale begins: 28 September at 10:00
●Online reservations
– Please enter from the language button “English”.
– Payment is possible with the following credit cards: DC, UFJ, NICOS, VISA, and Master. Tickets purchased through this website can be received at the venue from one hour prior to each performance.

●Phone reservations
from 10:00-18:00 at SPAC ticket center
TEL. +81-(0)54-202-3399
●Purchase at BOX Office
SPAC ticket center (10:00-18:00)
●Purchase at Seven Eleven
Please use Multi Copy Machine inside stores
Day Ticket
Available at the entrance counter for leftover seats, from one hour prior to each performance.
*Please confirm ticket availability on the day by phone or by visiting Twitter (@_SPAC_)

*Ticket reservations will finish at 18:00 on the day before the performance.

Please refrain from taking infants to the ordinary seats.
[Nursery room] (up to three children, based on a first come first served basis; reservation required)
SPAC provides a nursery room where you can watch the performance with your infant children.


Lighting design: Ignatius Sugiarto
Costume design: KOMAI Yumiko

Stage manager: UCHINO Akiko
Assistant stage manager: TAKEISHI Morimasa
Stage: YAMAZAKI Kaoru
Lighting: HISAMATSU Yuka
Sound: MIGITA Soichiro, TAKESHIMA Chisato
Art work: SATO Yosuke, YOSHIDA Yuna
Wardrobe: SATO Rise
Technical director: MURAMATSU Atsushi
Interpreter: AISO Nobuko, MIZUNO Hibiki

Script translation: Ash

Production: NAKANO Sakiko, KEIMI Aoi, Lusia Neti Cahyani
Producer: Rama Thaharani

Produced by SPAC-Shizuoka Performing Arts Center
Co-produced by Teater Garasi/Garasi Performance Institute
Supported by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan through the Japan Arts Council, Japan Foundation for Regional Art-Activities

[“Multitude of Peer Gynts” project]
Supported by Japan Foundation Asia Center, Indonesian Agency for Creative Economy (BEKRAF), The Saison Foundation
In partnership with: East Flores Municipal Office

Multitude of Peer Gynts is one of winners of Ibsen Scholarship 2019


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Yudi Ahmad Tajudin
is founding member and artistic director of Teater Garasi/Garasi Performance Institute -an artist initiative and inter-disciplinary artist collective based in Yogyakarta-Indonesia and a 2013 Prince Claus Award Laureate. Yudi’s performing art works have been performed on international stages in Indonesia, Singapore, Germany and Japan. He has been involved in intercultural collaboration works with many noted theatre groups and artists, and interdisciplinary projects — dance, visual-art, music and contemporary opera. Known as a cutting edge director who has brought Indonesia’s theater scene to the next aesthetic level, Yudi was granted an ‘Art Award 2014’ from Ministry of Culture, Indonesia, and received Asian Cultural Council fellowship to study New York theatre scene in 2011-2012.