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Book Announcement: A New History of Medieval Japanese Theatre: Noh and Kyōgen from 1300 to 1600

A New History of Medieval Japanese Theatre: Noh and Kyōgen from 1300 to 1600 Authors: Pinnington, Noel J. This book traces the history of noh and kyōgen, the first major Japanese theatrical arts. Going beyond P. G. O’Neill’s Early Nō Drama of … Continue reading

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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: Traditional Theater Training, Kyoto (summer 2018)

This summer is the 34th annual Traditional Theater Training (T.T.T.) 2018, held at the Kyoto Art Center. T.T.T. is a three-week summer intensive training program that introduces the traditional arts of noh, kyogen, and Nihonbuyo. There is also an optional kotsuzumi … Continue reading

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Workshop: Japanese Performance Theory Workshop

June 10–17, 2017 Apply by April 1! Open to undergraduates, graduates, and faculty. The Japanese Performance Theory Workshop (JPTW) intervenes between Japanese Studies and Performance Studies to foster generative critical engagements with Japanese performance. Through seminar-style discussions, performance screenings, research … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Japanese Singers of Tales: Ten Centuries of Performed Narrative

Japanese Singers of Tales: Ten Centuries of Performed Narrative Alison McQueen Tokita, Kyoto City University of Arts, Japan Alison Tokita presents a series of case studies that demonstrate the persistence of Japanese sung narratives in a multiplicity of genres over … Continue reading

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Deadline extended: The Noh Training Project

The Noh Training Project based in Bloomsburg, PA is extending its early registration deadline until March 31st. Please see our website http://www.nohtrainingproject.org/ for details. This year, the Noh Training Project is celebrating its 20th anniversary culminating in torchlight performances of the classical noh … Continue reading

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Summer Program: Kyoto Traditional Theatre Training

The intensive summer program in Kyoto Traditional Theatre Training invites applications to its 30th annual program, July 18-20 (orientation and overview of performing arts) and training (Jul 21-Aug 8). Master-teachers of the Kanze school noh, Okura school kyogen, and Wakayagi school of nihonbuyo classical dance offer … Continue reading

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