Category Archives: Costume Workshop

News and information about our costume workshops.

2013 Costume Workshop: John Oglevee Gallery

Gallery contributed by John Oglevee, coordinator for the TN Costume Workshop, Kyoto & Fukuyama Japan, June 12-18, 2013. Images ©2013 John Oglevee. Used by permission.

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2013 Costume Workshop: Fritz Faust Gallery

Gallery contributed by Fritz Faust, participant in the TN Costume Workshop, Kyoto & Fukuyama Japan, June 12-18, 2013. Images ©2013 Fritz Faust. Used by permission.

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2013 Costume Workshop: Megan Nicely Gallery

Gallery contributed by Megan Nicely, participant in the TN Costume Workshop, Kyoto & Fukuyama Japan, June 12-18, 2013. Images ©2013 Megan Nicely. Used by permission.

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Make it Noh

Make it Noh: The First Half of the 2013 Noh Costume Workshop – Kyoto, Japan Contributed by Morit Gaifman Photographs courtesy of Morit Gaifman (Editor’s note: Morit was a participant in the TN Costume Workshop, Kyoto & Fukuyama Japan, June … Continue reading

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From Kyoto to Fukuyama (or How to have Luck in Japan without a Mobile Phone)

Contributed by Fritz Faust, 2013 Costume Workshop participant. Time is passing and I can nearly see it running away from me. It is a good feeling as all good things go by so quickly. The first three days in Kyoto … Continue reading

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Newsletter, Vol. 7, Nos. 3-4

The newest edition of our newsletter is now available. Please click above, or on the image to download the PDF. In this issue we’ve got an article covering our 2012 Costume Workshop, an article by Traditional Theatre Training founder Jonah … Continue reading

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2012 Costume Workshop video highlights.

Here is some highlight video of the 2012 TN Costume Workshop held in Kyoto & Fukuyama Japan. It features clips from the lecture component, various field trips to master artisans as well as the culminating trip to the Oshima Nohgakudo … Continue reading

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Costume Workshop 2012 Reflections

Contributed by Evelyn Leung The Noh Costume Workshop was an invaluable experience for me, both as performer and as costumer.  The workshop initially appealed to me in my role as costumer; the promise of field trips to actual manufacturing locations … Continue reading

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Ōkuchi

Ōkuchi. Or some seriously big pants. Worn as part of a noh costume, these are hakama that have a large hump formed in the back (made stiff by alternating thick and thin wefts.). They’re sufficiently large that a multi-person operation … Continue reading

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The Old and the Young

Contributed by Shinichi Iova-Koga As a participant in the Theatre Nogaku Noh Costume Workshop, I noticed the old and the young.  Sasaki-san’s fabrics (such a plain word for the not-plain work he does) using Meiji-era technology is exceptional and delightful.  … Continue reading

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