World renowned Japanese martial arts and drum extraordinaire, Drum Tao, will be back in Singapore from 1 to 3 March 2019 for a spectacular brand new production. Fans can look forward to a whole new experience in Drum Tao - Rhythm of Tribe which aims to deliver a blockbuster grandeur in this latest production.
With Japanese drums as the center of attraction, Drum Tao is set to bring the audience on a time-travel journey to a new dimension. Be captivated by spellbinding projections, new music elements (other than traditional music instruments) and beautiful costumes! Don’t miss the highly-anticipated new stunts and dances that combine physical and creative elements to showcase their large-scale drumming!
This performance, further evolves Japanese traditional art of entertainment, expresses the theme of a samurai's journey in search of soul in the past, to the present and into the future.
Seen by more than 8 million spectators over 26 countries and 500 cities, Drum Tao has wowed the audience with their innovative and exhilarating Taiko drumming performances, since its debut in 2004 at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Franco Dorao, president and producer and artistic director of TAO Entertainment. He formed TAO in 1993 after working a foreign trading company and a major distribution company. He takes overall command of stage and music production.
Top concept producer, Naoki Tachikwa, who has vast experience in wide range of genres such as music, movies, arts and theatres, came up with an original "script" for the production. Instead of verbal narration of the script, the story is delivered through the performance of the members, challenging a new daring approach in this latest production.
Japanese video creative group ZERO-TEN who has worked on the video projections for Drum Tao's last successful show BUKYO, is in charge of the overall video works for Rhythm of Tribe. Be mesmerize by the striking visuals and 3D effects.
Internationally acclaimed designer Junko Koshino has designed many eye-catching and futuristic samurai-inspired costumes for the male members while the female members' flowing robes show off their physical strength and beauty. The outfit that won the best national costume award of Miss International Beauty Pageant in 2017 will also be presented on stage.