Kawamura the 3rd is a movement based dance company established in 2008.

Performes mainly in U.S.A and Japan. The company focuses on creating original body language and exploring the limits of the abilities of the body and their textures when manipulated and affected by imaginary things. 


Mana Kawamura established her company 'Kawamura the 3rd' in 2008 in New York.

She grew up studying dance at the Izumi Kawamura Dance Studio, a dance school her grand mother established in 1953. In 2001 she traveled to Germany to study at the Folkwang Hochschule, Germany until 2003.

She received a scholarship from the Agency for cultural affairs in Japan to further her studies abroad, and traveled to New York in 2006.

She have received Dance New Amsterdam Artist in Residency, CUNY Dance Initiative Residency, STREB emerging artist residency and Newmoves artist in residency at Kellystrayhorn theater among others.

Her choreography has been seen in various festivals in U.S.A.,Canada, Italy and Japan.

She is also a certificated Yoga Teacher.