Michiyasu Furutani is a performer and dancer born in Osaka, Japan and now primarily based in Berlin.
Graduated from Nihon University College of Art in Tokyo Japan in the Department of Theater.
Furutani's work and expression is concentrated on Butoh technique and practice. His experience and capabilities are however varied - Furutani has worked on different projects with stage directors, filmmakers, dancers, actors, and musicians. In addition, as a dancer and performer, he is free to experiment with modern, contact improvasation practice, classical technique and other techniques for investigating expression in a new manner.