Riogoku troupe 1904-1916

Riogoku Troupe in Britain

6-7 performers conjurors, equilibrists, acrobats, including 1 lady.

1904 Imperial Riogoku Troupe at Circus Busch in Germany – partly disabled soldiers, including juggler Yasuzo Hamamura. Ancient Japanese costumes are most costly. Also appeared as Hamamura Family and then as Mikado Troupe

1905 October – Manchester – 1906 Jugglers and equilibrists

1907 December – 1908 August in Britain

1908 February – stage set cost nearly £3000 and took 10 Japanese women 20 months to make.

1908 May – Tiny girl acrobat

1909 June – Jan 1910 7 performers, then Germany

1910 June – 1911 August in Britain

Yasuzo Hamamura, manager of the Riogoku Troupe, Music Hall and Theatre Review, 27th April 1911
Music Hall and Theatre Review, 27 April 1911

1913 August – in Britain

1914 June – 1915 August in Britain

1915 November – 1916 February in Britain

1921 in Paris