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Noh Theatre Workshop with Yamai Tsunao


A special workshop in noh utai (chant) and shimai (dance)

DATES: October 29 & 30, 2017
TIMES: Sunday (Oct 29) - 3-6pm & Monday (Oct 30) 6pm-9pm
LOCATION: TBA
COST: $125
Call 604.607.5978 or email to register

Komparu noh actor Yamai Tsunao is returning to Vancouver to perform in the world premiere of Kayoi Komachi/Komachi Visited - a noh chamber opera . He is also offering this workshop on noh theatre's stylized movement and vocalization. Yamai is active in bringing the noh tradition to audiences in Japan and abroad. He performed in Vancouver as the lead actor in Hagoromo in April 2014, and Continuity & Connection a concert of noh and jazz piano in February 2015. Yamai Tsunao's website (Japanese only) http://www.yamaitsunao.com. Joining him will be two other professional noh actors from the Komparu School, Muraoka Kiyomi and Kashiwazaki Mayuko.

Workshop participants will learn sections of chant and movement from the noh plays and registration is open to to new students as well as to those who have studied with Yamai Tsunao in previous workshops.

Maximum 24 participants. Some knowledge of dance, movement or music is preferred but not required. Participants are required to wear comfortable clothing and tabi (Japanese split-toed socks) or white socks

For more details call 604.607.5978 or contact info(at)tomoearts.org.




Yamai Tsunao, Muraoka Kiyomi and Kashiwazaki Mayuko will be in Vancouver from October 8 working on Kayoi Komachi/Komachi Visited - a noh chamber opera which fuses noh with western classical music. WORLD PREMIERE October 26-28 at The Cultch Historic Theatre. Information HERE