Performance: Kiyotsune at the Kongo Noh Theatre in Kyoto

The INI – International Noh Institute is pleased to invite you to the Taikai Gala Recital on 29 June 2013 at the Kongo Noh Theatre in Kyoto. The event will feature the Noh Kiyotsune, in which Diego Pellecchia will make his debut as shite main actor in a full production. Pellecchia is a student of Noh master-actor Udaka Michishige (Kongo School), and will be the first Italian in the centuries-long history of Noh to take on the shite leading role in a full performance. The event is free of charge and will provide an opportunity to introduce Noh to non-Japanese and to encourage its practice.The International Noh Institute was founded in 1984 by master-actor Udaka Michishige with the intention of helping the foreigners who want to train in Noh dance, chant and mask carving according to traditional methods, seeking to spread the knowledge of Noh outside Japan.

The INI – International Noh Institute Taikai Gala Recital 2013


29 JUNE 2013 12:00-14:00 (The recital will begin at 11:00)


Shite: Diego PELLECCHIA, Tsure: Monique ARNAUD

FREE ADMISSION, explanatory materials available in English, Italian, French and German.

Kongo Noh Theatre: Subway Karasuma-Imadegawa (K06) South Exit 6, walk South 300m.

For further information, or to see the event leaflet, please visit the event webpage here:

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