Tap Dancer RONxII – Profile

RONxII(ronron) is acting in the front lines as world top class tap dancer both inside and outside of Japan.

He creates sophisticated rhythm and incomparable performances.

RonxII plays tap dance extensively such as orthodox tap, improvisation for sessions.

Meanwhile,he has been joining lots of dramas and musicals. Getting good reputation as a entertainer on his choreography and rendering.

He plays a role in a drama every year with Isao Hashizume who presides theatrical unit “En”.

He has been working as director of “TAP & DANCE TOKYO COLLECTION” held once in two years that encourage popularizing tap dance in Japan.

He is also acting as Japan regional model for SO DANCA tap shoes.

“Zatoichi” Takeshi Kitano
“Takeshis'” Takeshi Kitano

Japan Cell NTT DoCoMo

Mar, 2004
Broadway Musical “Bring in ‘da Noise, Bring in ‘da Funk” Openig Act at Akasaka ACT Theater

Nov, 2005
Tap festival “Chicago Human Rhythm Project 2005” at Harris Theater which was held in U.S.Chicago as a representative of Asia.

Jun, 2006
An Original Tune “Oriental Forest” by SCORE Rayin’ won a Monthly Champion in FM-Yokohama “Yokohama Music Award”

Sep, 2008
Rhythm Tap 10th anniversary solo LIVE  “STB139”

Feb, 2009
“Sound Check” at Judson Memorial Church NY

Apr, May, 2009
Akasaka Act Theater 1st anniversary show “MISSING BOYs ~Bokuga Bokude Arutameni~”

Jul, 2009
The New York City Tap Festival at Symphony Space NY

Aug, 2009
Collaboration Show with Tap Dancers and Comedians (TAKESHI’s group)

Sep, 2009
“Show Time! ~The JAPAN NEW YORK Alliance~ 「TERAKOYA」 at St.Marks Church In-The-Bowery (Choreograph, Dancer)

Oct, 2009
Tap Unit “REVO TRAP” at Bunkyou-ku Shibbiku Hall

May, 2010
Tap Live “REVO TRAP Live” at Hyogo Performing Arts Center

Sep, 9-16 2010
Play “F.+2” at Akasaka Red Theater

Oct, 2010
Oriental Music Unit Live “HALE to KE Live” at Minami-Aoyama Mandala

Nov, 2011
“sound theater” at Hyogo Performing Arts Center(Guest dancer)

Live “plays Duke Ellington” Orquesta Libre + Suga Dairo + RON×II
STB139 etc.

May, 2013
Play “Isao Hashizume choppiri Kowai hanashi” at Hyogo Performing Arts Center(Guest dancer)

Jul, 2013
Play “Kuchu cabaret”Directed by Kazumi Kusida at Matsimoto Performing Arts Centre

Nov, 2013
Show “Naoki Ishikawa&RONxII&Ichimujin”produced by KYODO TOKYO at theater 1010

Jun-Jly, 2014
Live “plays Duke Ellington Europe tour” Orquesta Libre + Suga Dairo + RON×II
Switzerland, Deutschland, Slovenia, Austria, Denmark

Feb, 2015
151RED @Symphony Space
(Leonard Nimay Thalia)
from New York

HALE to KE Tour 2015〜2020
Nagasaki Glover Garden
Hiroshima live Juke
Tokyo Mandara

Aug, 2015
151RED Vancouver TAP Festival Guest

Orquesta Libre
Jazz Promenade Yokohama


sound theater
Hyougo a National Art Theater

Dec, 2015
Orquesta Libre
PIT INN 50th Anniversary
Tokyo Shinjuku JAZZ Festival

Tchaikovsky/Ichiro Kojima
Aomori Art Museum Areco Theater

Orchard Hall

Sayuri Ishikawa
Acting on「Music Festival」as Guest Dancer
New Kabuki Theater

Jun-Jul 2017
Play & choreograph for part of play “The Time of Your Life” rendered by Keiko Miyata at New National Theatre Tokyo

2017.2018 Malaysia TAP Festival
Guest Perform.Choreographer

Dec 2019 Maynila TAP Festival
Guest Perform.Choreographer

I’m planing,producing,plotting and actting for

Apr, 2009~2018
Play “Isao Hashizume Nanohana butai”

Feb, 2008〜2020
RONxII & ton Produce Dance Event “Tap&Dance Tokyo Collection” Fuchu no Mori Theater

October – November 2021
“NEWSIES” a Broadway musical
Tap dance choreographer: RONxII
Producer: Shuichiro Koike
Presented by TOHO, TBS

Collaborated Artists
Yoshio Inoue,Isao Hashizume,COBA, Hideki Togi, Naoki Ishikawa, Les Freres,Yasuhiro Yoshigaki.Makoto Kuriya. MAX MINA