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Symposium and Performance Demonstration Interactive Interplay: Waki and Ai-Kyōgen Roles in Noh

JPARC – Japanese Performing Arts Resource Center Lecture Series ARC – Art Research Center, Ritsumeikan University Symposium and Performance Demonstration Interactive Interplay: Waki and Ai-Kyōgen Roles in Noh Date November 17, 2015 15:00-20:00 Place: Ritsumeikan University, Kinugasa Campus. Art Research Center. Multipurpose room.。 This event consists of two parts. The afternoon symposium (in English with discussion in…

Sign language Kyogen

Quick link. Tokyo-based theatre group Japanese Theatre of the Deaf (also on Facebook) performs traditional Kyogen in sign language (shuwa 手話in Japanese). Following up their recent performances in London BBC reporter joins one of their workshops in sign-language traditional comedy. Unfortunately the video only works for those in the UK. I have only recently found out about…

Kyogen for children

Another children-oriented TV version of a popular Kyogen piece, 千鳥 Chidori. This time featuring the multi-faceted Nomura Mansai.