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
Call 604.607.5978 or email
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.
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