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The Law of Cause and Effect

Contributed by John Oglevee There is great satisfaction in being in a show that run’s for a long time. In addition to the financial benefits, it’s gratifying to know that a great number of people can see your work, and … Continue reading

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Beyond Hip Hop Style: Feeling and Form in Noh’s “Big Pants” (Ōkuchi)

Contributed by Megan Nicely [Editor’s note: Megan Nicely is an artist/scholar whose choreography and writing focus on American and Japanese experimental dance. She holds an MFA in dance from Mills College, a PhD in performance studies from New York University, … Continue reading

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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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Architectural noh.

Click the below image to be taken to TN company member John Oglevee’s PechaKucha presentation, delivered in Tokyo on May 29, 2013. Speaking as a noh practitioner, John reflects with passion about what he perceives as the interconnection between noh … Continue reading

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Pagoda kuse video

(Editor’s note: below video is the kuse section from Jannette Cheong’s english-language noh Pagoda. This video was shot during the 2011 Asia Tour at the National Noh Theatre, Tokyo.) Contributed by Tom O’Connor (Pagoda ji-utai member) The dance, the music, … 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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Same-sound

Contributed by John Oglevee As a child, I sang in church choirs. I was a non-denominational boy soprano for hire. On any given Sunday you could find me cloaked in some form of muted colored frock, singing the praises of … Continue reading

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Deeper Into the Wonder

Contributed by John Oglevee. Keeping a blog filled with useful, entertaining and educational information is tricky. Writing in such a way that manages to balance casual “blog-like” musings without being too glib, with informational considerations without being too academic is … Continue reading

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