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Dressing the Student

Contributed by David Surtasky Photographs by David Surtasky Japanese Textiles and the Art of Sculpting Kimono, Theatre Nohgaku’s Costume Workshop, June 2014 (Pt. 5) The below gallery is a collection of photographs of the process of dressing a noh actor … Continue reading

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Dressing the Actor

Contributed by David Surtasky Photographs by David Surtasky Japanese Textiles and the Art of Sculpting Kimono, Theatre Nohgaku’s Costume Workshop, June 2014 (Pt. 4) The below gallery is a series of (more or less) sequential photographs of the process of … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tips for Watching Noh

Contributed by David Surtasky Photographs by David Surtasky This summer (on August 1 & 2, 2014) a free torchlit performance will be held in Bloomsburg Pennsylvania (Bloomsburg? Pennsylvania? Who knew?) along the banks of the Susquehanna River at the Town … Continue reading

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Ox-Herding on Mt. Tremper

Zen Mountain Monastery Sumida River Rehearsals (Pt. 7)  Contributed by Kevin Salfen, University of the Incarnate Word Photographs by Kevin Salfen (except where noted) Sunday, June 8, 2014 Every day I would walk along the wall of the meal hall … Continue reading

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Bringing It All Together

Zen Mountain Monastery Sumida River Rehearsals (Pt. 6)  Contributed by Kevin Salfen, University of the Incarnate Word Photographs by Kevin Salfen (except where noted) One of the most gratifying and inspiring aspects of Theatre Nohgaku’s residency at Zen Mountain Monastery … Continue reading

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Lunch and the Dokusan Line: Teachers (Pt. 2)

Zen Mountain Monastery Sumida River Rehearsals (Pt. 5)  Contributed by Kevin Salfen, University of the Incarnate Word Photographs by Kevin Salfen (except where noted) Friday, June 6, 2014 Ryushin-sensei is lean, tall, grizzled. His gaze is gentle but firm, his … Continue reading

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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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