Tag Archives: nohkan

Once More with Feeling: Teachers (Pt.1)

Zen Mountain Monastery Sumida River Rehearsals (Pt. 4)  Contributed by Kevin Salfen, University of the Incarnate Word Photographs by Kevin Salfen Thursday, June 5, 2014 Richard Emmert—Artistic Director of Theatre Nohgaku and the Madwoman in TN’s Sunday performance of Sumida … Continue reading

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Let Them Go

Zen Mountain Monastery Sumida River Rehearsals (Pt. 2) Contributed by Kevin Salfen, University of the Incarnate Word Photographs by Kevin Salfen Tuesday, June 3, 2014 Today was discipline: the first complete run-through of Sumida River with “blocking,” which is to … Continue reading

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Zen Mountain Monastery “Sumida River” Rehearsals (Pt. 1)

Contributed by Kevin Salfen, University of the Incarnate Word Photographs by Kevin Salfen Monday, June 2, 2014 On a bright summer day in rural New York, the sweet smell of clover and the sound of medieval chant fill the air. … Continue reading

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2014 Workshop Season

Since 2003 Theatre Nohgaku has hosted workshops for poets, playwrights and other writers, as well as musicians and performance artists to help them better understand Japanese noh and to assist them in using noh in their own artistic pursuits. We … Continue reading

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Dancing the Crone

Contributed by Greg Giovanni [Editor’s note: Greg Giovanni is a poet/playwright/performance artist working in Philadelphia, PA. Theatre Nohgaku company member, Greg is the author of the English-language noh Pine Barrens. Greg contributes his thoughts about the shimai he danced this … 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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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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