The Center for Japanese Studies summer performing arts festival, Japan in Motion 2012 continues on Sunday, 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 at 2 p.m.
Lincoln Hall Studio Theater, Room 115
1620 SW Park (also enter at SW Broadway and Market)
Free and open to the public
Japan in Motion 2012 is co-sponsored by the PSU Departments of Music, Theatre and Film, and World Languages and Literatures. Generously supported by Shokookai of Portland and P&A Metal Fab Incorporated.