The Body & The Native Land: Butoh & African Dance Workshops with Kota Yamazaki

April 24, 2012
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In conjunction with Kota Yamazaki/ Fluid Hug-Hug’s (glowing)

New York based butoh-trained choreographer Kota Yamazaki, will be joined by two dancers from Africa, Shiferaw Tariku (Ethiopia) and Marie Agnes Gomis (Senegal) for this unique pairing of workshops. In Workshop 1 (Tuesday, April 24), Yamazaki will focus on the fundamentals of butoh, while in Workshop 2 (Saturday, April 28) he will be joined by African dancers to guide participants through the common threads found between butoh and African dance. Inspired by the creative process of his newest work (glowing), Yamazaki offers a special opportunity to explore these dance styles and to experience his choreographic philosophy.

Max 15 people.
*No dance experience necessary.


Participant tickets for Tuesday, April 24 & Saturday, April 28: $25/$20 Japan Society members are SOLD OUT.
Observer tickets for Tuesday, April 24 & Saturday, April 28 are available: $8/$6 Japan Society members

Buy Tickets Online or call the Japan Society Box Office at (212) 715-1258, Mon. – Fri. 11 am – 6 pm, Weekends 11 am – 5 pm.

  • Tuesday, April 24, 2012
  • 5:30 pm