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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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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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Oshima Kinue Interview

Oshima Kinue reflects on the 2009 Pagoda tour and her work with Theatre Nohgaku. Interview and translation by David Crandall. Oshima Kinue is a member of Oshima Noh Theatre and a professional performer of the Kita School. Ms. Oshima played … 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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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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Handcrafted

Contributed by David Surtasky After listening to and participating in the recent costume workshop, one can’t help but be struck by the high degree of skill, artistry and craftsmanship brought to bear in order to allow a single shite actor … Continue reading

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