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Japan in Motion 2012: Noh/Kyogen in English
Sunday, July 22, 2012 - 2:00pm

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.