Traditional Dance Intensive: from Edo & Kyoto, to Okinawa with Sachiyo Ito
Wednesday – Friday, May 31 – June 2, 6 – 9 pm
Saturday & Sunday, June 3 & 4, 12 – 3 pm
Master dancer Sachiyo Ito leads a detailed survey through a variety of traditional Japanese dance forms, including kabuki dance, jiuta-mai (danced to song and shamisen accompaniment) and Okinawan dance. Participants will learn the fundamentals common to all Japanese traditional dance forms. Sachiyo Ito is a natori (master) of both nihon buyo (Japanese traditional dance) and Okinawan dance, and has taught and choreographed new works in New York since 1981.
Max 16 people. Some dance experience required. Dance fan included in price of workshop.
Tickets: $225/$195 Japan Society members. A limited number of tickets are still available. Please call the Box Office at (212) 715-1258.
- May 31, 2006 – June 4, 2006