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Introductory Noh workshop for beginners
October 6, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm EDTFree
Experience a moment of stillness from your busy life in NYC, and let the energy flow with Noh dance Shimai, which is called “a moving Zen meditation”. Center your body and expand your imagination with Noh chanting Utai, which requires deep breath.
Noh is a Japanese traditional form of art consisting of music, dance, and drama originated in the 14thcentury. It’s commonly considered that Noh is a performance to see in modern days, but Noh was a performance “to perform” in old days. In medieval in Japan Noh was practiced for a physical training as well as mindfulness for being aware of the moment to survive and live out in a turbulent period.
In this workshop you will experience a short segment of Noh chanting Utaiand Noh dance Shimaiafter a lecture on the history and the time and space of Noh.
Date: October 6th 1:30PM~3:00PM (In English)
Location: CRS ＠White room
Attend fee: Free
What you need: Socks or Tabi Socks (Japanese traditional socks)
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Instructor: Mayo Miwa
Started Noh at the age of 14. Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts, majored in Noh theater. Trained at Kanze School of Noh under the tutelage of their leading actor in Tokyo. Since moving to NY in 2004, collaborating with artists from different media to develop the art of Noh in contemporary forms. Now a member of the Noh Society US, facilitating educational programs for Japanese traditional performing arts by actors from Japan.