Japan in Motion 2012: Noh/Kyogen in English
The Center for Japanese Studies summer performing arts festival,
Japan in Motion 2012, continues July 22nd with a PSU student performance:
The Dark Man, an original noh play, and The Washing Bucket, a Kyogen play
The Dark Man, a journey into the soul of the ghost of a suffering revolution-era poet, is a modern noh drama. Written by PSU student-author Ania Kotenova, it fuses the literature and traditions of Japan, the USA and Russia.
The Washing Bucket is a light-hearted Kyogen play, incorporating high-energy theatrical movement pioneered by Suzuki Tadashi, and taught to the performers by award-winning Portland actress, Cristina Miles.
Performed in English by students of Theater Arts 099, 408, 508. Instructors Cristina Miles and Dr. Laurence Kominz.
July 22, 2012, 2 p.m.
Lincoln Hall Studio Theater, Room 115
1620 SW Park
(also enter on SW Broadway between Market and Clay Streets)
Free and Open to the Public
Japan in Motions 2012 is co-sponsored by the PSU Departments of Music, Theatre and Film, and World Languages and Literatures. Generously supported by Shookai of Portland and P&A Metal Fab Incorporated.