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Classical Japanese Dance: Performance, Talk, and Workshop with Kaya

Presented by Japanese Dance LLC at Bainbridge Dance Center, Bainbridge Island WA

Oct 01 2023
Classical Japanese Dance: Performance, Talk, and Workshop with Kaya

See a Kabuki dance from the 18th century, learn what Nihon Buyo is, and experience using the sensu (Japanese “fan” for dancing) and wearing a kimono.

Nihon Buyo artist Kaya Yamazaki will perform two solo pieces, an excerpt from a Kabuki dance that premiered in 1820 and another from a celebratory piece danced to the oldest nagauta song, possibly composed around 1720.

Following the performance, Kaya will give a short talk about classical Japanese dance and what she has learned through her decades of experience as a performer, teacher, and anthropologist.

After the short talk, Kaya will give a workshop. No prior experience is necessary to ... view more »


$15 suggested donation

Tickets are available online at Eventbrite and at the door.

Email: hello@japanesedance.online

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  • Oct 1, 2023 at 02:30 pm - 04:00 pm (Sun)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Bainbridge Dance Center

844 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

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