Tag Archives: Oshima Masanobu

Learning to Stand

Contributed by John Oglevee Photographs by David Surtasky Japanese Textiles and the Art of Sculpting Kimono, Theatre Nohgaku’s Costume Workshop June 15 2014, Fukuyama component So goes another successful “kneeling” as I emerge from working backstage at the Oshima Noh … 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: 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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Newsletter, Vol. 7, Nos. 1-2

The newest edition of our newsletter is now available. Please click on the image to download the PDF. In this issue we’ve got articles covering our 2011 Asia Tour, overviews of our recent workshops, and our recent development of new … 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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Hyakuman and Aoinoue

On Sunday the Workshop participants attended the performances of Hyakuman and Aoinoue at the Oshima Noh Theatre. Hyakuman tells the story of a young boy who is brought to a temple festival by a priest who found him near Nara. … Continue reading

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