Akira Kasai: Butoh Workshop & Audition

November 14, 2006
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Sunday, November 12, 10 am – 2 pm
Tuesday & Thursday, November 14 & 16, 5 – 9 pm

One of the founders of the butoh movement, legendary
performer Akira Kasai returns to Japan Society for a
three-day workshop on working with his unique style of dance incorporating butoh, improvisation and eurhythmy. Participants will be under consideration for Kasai’s new choreographic work, to be premiered in October of 2007 as part of Kazuo Ohno’s 101st Birthday Butoh Celebration at Japan Society in conjunction with the 3rd New York Butoh Festival.

Tickets for all 3 sessions: $200; $170 Japan Society members

Max 20 people. Workshop/Audition participants may be selected through resume submission. E-mail resumes to [email protected]
by September 29, 2006.
Japan Society will notify participants of acceptance by October 20, 2006. Payment will be due upon registration.


  • Tuesday, November 14, 2006
  • 5:00 pm