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Butoh workshop with Vangeline, Eating Things in the Dark, in New York


The New York Butoh Institute presents: Eating Things in the Dark,
Butoh workshop with Vangeline in New York June 28 to July 1st, 2018 - 19 hours

 Photo by Chris Carlone

Photo by Chris Carlone

“Sometimes I think that all light is indecent..I think it is delicious to eat things in the dark.”
— Tatsumi Hijikata.

 

Many environmentalists, naturalists, and medical researchers consider light pollution to be one of the fastest growing and most pervasive forms of environmental pollution. Join us this June for an innovative Butoh journey with Vangeline.

Vangeline's Butoh classes and workshops are characterized by scarce use of light. Students are sometimes plunged in total darkness, dissolving the exterior world and helping each student go more deeply into the butoh journey.

Location: Cameo Studios, 307 West 43rd Street, NYC 10036

Studio A

Thursday, June 28, 6-9pm

Friday, June 29, 6-9pm

Saturday, June 30th, 1-7pm

Sunday, July 1st, 1-8pm

  This program is supported in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.

This program is supported in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.

Vangeline is a teacher, dancer, and choreographer specializing in the Japanese postwar avant-garde movement form Butoh. She is the Artistic Director of the Vangeline Theater (New York), a dance company firmly rooted in the tradition of Japanese Butoh while carrying it into the 21st century, and the founder of the New York Butoh Institute. Vangeline's work has been heralded in publications such as the New York Times (“captivating”), Los Angeles Times, (“moves with the clockwork deliberation of a practiced Japanese Butoh artist”)  and LA Weekly to name a few. Time OUT Chicago named Vangeline's, "one of the best Dance Visits of 2011."  More recently her performance of BUTOH BEEETHOVEN: Eclipse received critical acclaim in New York and was dubbed ‘incredibly moving and powerful. It is clear that Vangeline is an artist who knows the darkness of Butoh well, and has the incredible skill to make that darkness dance...Vangeline has the control and poise of a true master of Butoh."

Vangeline is the founder of the 10-year running, award-winning program “Dream a Dream Project", which brings Butoh dance to incarcerated men and women at correctional facilities across New York City. Widely regarded as an expert in her field, Vangeline is a regular guest Butoh teacher at universities such as Cornell University, New York University, Brooklyn College, CUNY and Princeton University (Princeton Atelier).

ENROLL HERE:

 

  • ALL 4 DAYS: $180

PAYPAL or DEBIT/CREDIT CARD

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SINGLE DAYS:

  • Thursday June 28, 6-9pm only - 3 hours $30

PAYPAL or DEBIT/CREDIT CARD

  • Friday, June 29, 6-9pm only- 3 hours $30

PAYPAL or DEBIT/CREDIT CARD

  • Saturday, June 30th, 1-7pm only- 6 hours $55

PAYPAL or DEBIT/CREDIT CARD

  • Sunday, July 1st, 1-8pm only - 7 hours $65

PAYPAL or DEBIT/CREDIT CARD

 

 

By pre-registration only- contact butohinstitute@gmail.com

All Payments are non-refundable.

Any question? Email: butohinstitute@gmail.com