Watch online: A Day at the New National Theatre Tokyo
At the New National Theatre Tokyo, many productions are simultaneously presented and rehearsed at our three theatres and eleven rehearsal rooms. Here is a video introducing what's happening behind the scene from morning till evening, before the curtain rises for the evening performance of the day.
-Opening of Rehearsal Rooms
-Z Seats (Day Tickets) go on sale at the Box Office
-Loading in Stage Set into the Theatre
-National Ballet of Japan's warm up session
-Installing the lighting equipments
-Class of NNT Drama Studio
-Class of NNT Ballet School
-National Ballet of Japan in rehearsal for "Swan Lake" (Coached by the Artistic Director)
-Costume Makers, Make-up Artists and Shoe Makers
-Building Scenic Elements for the Opera "Yuzuru (Twilight Crane)"
-NNT Ballet School in the rehearsal for "Ballet Asteras 2016"
In the meantime, in other places of the theatre...
-Preparation before the matinee performance of a Play "'Tis Pity She's a Whore"
-Orchestra Rehearsal for "Yuzuru (Twilight Crane)"
-Soloist rehearsal for "Yuzuru (Twilight Crane)"
-NNT Opera School in rehearsal for "Gianni Schicchi"
-Rehearsal of "Yuzuru (Twilight Crane)"
If you are interested in finding out more about how we rehearse and develop each production, please refer to