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 »
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- Oct 1, 2023 at 02:30 pm - 04:00 pm (Sun)
844 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110