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Book Announcement: The Routledge Companion to Butoh Performance.

The Routledge Companion to Butoh Performance Edited by Bruce Baird, Rosemary Candelario The Routledge Companion to Butoh Performance provides a comprehensive introduction to and analysis of the global art form butoh. Originating in Japan in the 1960s, butoh was a major innovation … Continue reading

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Workshop: Noh Training Project 2017 (Tokyo)

The Kita School of Noh and Theatre Nohgaku are pleased to announce the Noh Training Project Tokyo 2017–an intensive three-week workshop focusing on the performance elements of Japanese classical noh theatre. The workshop will include five hours daily of instruction … Continue reading

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Summer Workshop: Study Noh, Kyogen, and Buyo in Japan

The intensive summer program in Kyoto, Traditional Theatre Training (T.T.T.) 2015, invites applications to its 31st annual program. Orientation on 24 July (Fri) will be followed by daily, intensive training 25 July (Sat) to August 11(Tue). A professionally costumed recital will be held on the Oe Noh Stage on 12 August (Wed). … Continue reading

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Summer Workshop: Traditional Theater Training in Kyoto

Traditional Theatre Training invites applicants to study Noh, Kyôgen, or Nihon buyô intensively from July 19-Aug 9 in Kyoto, Japan. T.T.T. introduces the technical skills and spiritual underpinnings of Noh lyric dance, Kyôgen stylized farce, or Kabuki-derived Nihon buyô dance. … Continue reading

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Event: Watching a Geisha Dance: Choreography as Historical Source, University of Michigan

Via the University of Michigan Center for Japanese Studies Alumni mailing list: Friday, March 29 ~ 7:00 to 8:30PM @ North Quad, Space 2435, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. A Show-and-Tell Event with MARIKO … Continue reading

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Funding: Saison Foundation (Contemporary Theater and Dance)

[The deadline for these grants have passed, but bookmark it for next year!] http://www.saison.or.jp/english/application/01.html Contemporary Theater and Dance: International Project Support Program (For medium to long-term artistic collaboration projects) This program offers grants and/or priority use of space at Morishita … Continue reading

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Announcement: Noh Training Project UK

22nd August – 7th September 2012 Department of Film, Theatre & Television University of Reading, UK ONLINE BOOKING NOW OPEN: http://www.reading.ac.uk/ftt/research/ftt-NohTrainingProject.aspx Last booking: July 15th! The Department of Film, Theatre & Television at the University of Reading is delighted to announce … Continue reading

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Book announcement: Hijikata Tatsumi and Butoh: Dancing in a Pool of Gray Grits

Hijikata Tatsumi and Butoh: Dancing in a Pool of Gray Grits Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History Bruce Baird Palgrave Macmillan, January 2012 ISBN: 978-0-230-12040-2, ISBN10: 0-230-12040-7, 6.000 x 9.250 inches, 310 pages, Includes 59 pgs illus, Hijikata Tatsumi’s explosive … Continue reading

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Traditional Theatre Training in Kyoto

Interested in traditional Japanese theater? Check out this amazing opportunity to study under masters in Kyoto! Early bird deadline for applications is April 15th! —- Designed to overcome obstacles of time, introductions, money, and language, T.T.T. offers daily study with … Continue reading

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Between Experiment, Form and Culturalism: Butoh in History and Contemporary Practice

May 20-22, 2011 University of California, Los Angeles Despite Butoh‘s 50 year history, much of the current scholarly work in Japan and in North America still focuses narrowly on Butoh’s co-founders, Hijikata Tatsumi and Ohno Kazuo, or worse, assimilates Butoh … Continue reading

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