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I'm looking for ballet or contemporary place in japan to study and learn...any ideas? Now I don't know to speak japanese and my eng is not in the best shape but Im thinking for future...
 
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I don't have a clue except to do a Google search. But why would you want to study ballet here? Japan is not really known for ballet dancing.
 
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I don't have a clue except to do a Google search. But why would you want to study ballet here? Japan is not really known for ballet dancing.
Yes,I know....the reason is I love japan,I want there because are different people and another way of doing things.... I love ballet,and I truly believe I can find something good there,not just in ballet but also in contemporary dance. Everywhere in the theatre are japanese and they are so good.... And my dream is not to be the best dancer...I don't wist to spend my life in the class room... I wish to learn,everything about what I can... because I'm passionate about food,books,karate,history etc and the principal is dance....I can imagine my life without dance but I in the same time I can't afford to let everything for this...And if I can to do what I like in the place I want to be....perfect! Anyway...thx Glenski. ^^
 
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the reason is I love japan,I want there because are different people and another way of doing things
If you have never been here, I don't think that saying you love Japan is a realistic statement. No offense. How about coming for a long visit first?
 
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I will come... I have Japanese kin and I know people who were there,also my mom were and she have told me just good words about japan. I already know the food because I eat, I know how people are,I saw in pictures how it looks japan...I don't know,I think there is little chance to don't like japan...
 
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I don't mean to be contrary here, but unless you have actually yourself spent time in a place, you have no experience of what it is like to you. Japanese kin (who, specifically?) are Japanese people and are used to the customs and manner of living here. Friends who were here (did they visit or live a long time here?) may have completely different feelings and expectations than you, so you really cannot compare them to you until you have been here for a reasonable length of time. Also, even though I have openly invited you to visit and look around as long as possible, that won't mean you will have the experiences of living and working here. Those two things will give you a very different perspective on the country and its people. I highly encourage you to come for a visit first so you can honestly compare what you have been told vs. what you yourself will feel.

I've eaten food from various nationalities, then visited the country where it originated and found a very different taste. I've seen pictures of foreign countries, but when I got there had a very different sense of what it looked like. I've been told places in my home country and abroad were a certain way, yet discovered vast differences because the person who told me was unlike me. Please keep these things in mind. Making a huge leap to living abroad when you have not experienced it at all is potentially problematic.

I hope you can understand this.
 

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Making a huge leap to living abroad when you have not experienced it at all is potentially problematic.
Unless I missed something I don't think she said she wanted to make some kind of major, permanent move to Japan. Just that she wants to go and study karate/dance. She could do that on a 1-3 month trip which would be perfect for a first trip.
 
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I don't mean to be contrary here, but unless you have actually yourself spent time in a place, you have no experience of what it is like to you. Japanese kin (who, specifically?) are Japanese people and are used to the customs and manner of living here. Friends who were here (did they visit or live a long time here?) may have completely different feelings and expectations than you, so you really cannot compare them to you until you have been here for a reasonable length of time. Also, even though I have openly invited you to visit and look around as long as possible, that won't mean you will have the experiences of living and working here. Those two things will give you a very different perspective on the country and its people. I highly encourage you to come for a visit first so you can honestly compare what you have been told vs. what you yourself will feel.

I've eaten food from various nationalities, then visited the country where it originated and found a very different taste. I've seen pictures of foreign countries, but when I got there had a very different sense of what it looked like. I've been told places in my home country and abroad were a certain way, yet discovered vast differences because the person who told me was unlike me. Please keep these things in mind. Making a huge leap to living abroad when you have not experienced it at all is potentially problematic.

I hope you can understand this.
you're right,I understand what you say...but it s not like I am going to move there without to see how it is first,so it s ok, I will make a visit and after I see. Kin ( my aunt and my cousin)... thank you for advice,I understand what you say but I'm still pretty sure that I 'll like japan...just a feeling^^
 
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Unless I missed something I don't think she said she wanted to make some kind of major, permanent move to Japan. Just that she wants to go and study karate/dance. She could do that on a 1-3 month trip which would be perfect for a first trip.
Yeah :D this what I say,and will not be hard because I will not be alone in a foreign country,i have where to stay ....so it s ok but until then I must finish school here and to find in japan something...
 

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Yeah :D this what I say,and will not be hard because I will not be alone in a foreign country,i have where to stay ....so it s ok but until then I must finish school here and to find in japan something...
If you plan to stay with relatives then you should include that information when asking about schools. There is no point in us googling schools in Hokkaido for you if you'll be living in Kyushu, for example.

Your best idea would be to ask your Japanese relatives to find something for you in their area.

How long do you plan to remain in Japan?
 
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If you plan to stay with relatives then you should include that information when asking about schools. There is no point in us googling schools in Hokkaido for you if you'll be living in Kyushu, for example.

Your best idea would be to ask your Japanese relatives to find something for you in their area.

How long do you plan to remain in Japan?
How long it must, depends what I found,and I do not insist to be in a certain city,because i don't know how many ballet schools are in Osaka. If it s in the city where my relatives are, ok,if not, ok again. I ask because I was thinking maybe is someone who has heard about schools or companies or something because is a jap forum,I don't ask for anyone to do a search for me.
 

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How long it must, depends what I found,and I do not insist to be in a certain city,because i don't know how many ballet schools are in Osaka. If it s in the city where my relatives are, ok,if not, ok again. I ask because I was thinking maybe is someone who has heard about schools or companies or something because is a jap forum,I don't ask for anyone to do a search for me.
No, how long depends on your visa eligibility and status. I doubt very much you could get a cultural activities visa to study ballet at some neighborhood ballet school. You're probably going to be attending while on a tourist status. Are you eligible for some other visa status?

At some point, yes, you or someone else is going to have to do a search and choose which schools to contact in which areas. There are HUNDREDS of ballet schools in Japan. (There are 98 in Tokyo and 62 in Osaka). Here is a page from the Japan Ballet Association where you can click on a map and see a listing of all the member schools in each area, complete with contact information: 全国バレエスタジオ案内 - 公益社団法人日本バレエ協会

In English usage, it is preferred to write out "Japan" and not to shorten it to "Jap" as "Jap" has a history of racist usage.
 
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