Noguchi gymnastic workshop in New York with Mari Osanai- preparation for Butoh
Hosted by Vangeline Theater and New York Butoh Institute
at CAMEO STUDIOS
307 West 43rd Street corner of 8th avenue NY NY
Subways: A to Port Authority 42nd Street
Hosted by Vangeline Theater / email@example.com
Thursday, September 29, 6-9pmStudio A
Friday, September 30, 6-9pm Studio B
Saturday, October 1st, 1-6pm Studio A
Sunday October 2, 1-6pm Studio B
All levels and complete beginners are welcome.
Noguchi Gymnastics is a wonderful preparation for Butoh. Tatsumi Hijikata and most Japanese Butoh dancers in the lineage learned Noguchi. We highly recommend this gentle workshop to beginners, seasoned dancers, professionals, and even older dancers.
The benefits of Noguchi will stay with you for years to come. Tensions melt and flexibility improves. Mari Osanai ia a wonderful, gentle teacher.
Dancer, Choreographer, Teacher of Noguchi Taiso
(Taiso = gymnastics or training)
Mari Osanai was born in Aomori (north top of main Island in Japan) Japan. She was trained in Classical Ballet and Modern dance at an early age and later studied jazz dance Tai Chi and Noguchi Taiso.
Particularly Noguchi Taiso and its philosophy and theory had a great influence on her creations. Her unique and complex movements are created interweaving these techniques. Also taking class of Mr.Hironobu Oikawa. She got some interesting idea for movements by him.
Over the years,she has performed and taught workshops in Japan. She started performing oversea since 1994; Canada (9 cities),the United States, Greece, and Germany.
She is a teacher of Noguchi Taiso and currently resides in Aomori city japan.
Mari Osanai started dance with world-renowned audio artists Charles Christophe from 1997 with "sky dream"(1997),
"DOWNⅡ","hollow place"（2000),"Symbiosis" ,"Grey Waters,Vast"(2001),
Collaboration with Charles Christophe in Vancouver International Dance Festival and Art museum of Aomori prefecture production "Aleko"(2007).
4 DAYS: $295
ENROLL HERE for 4 days:
- THURSDAY ONLY SEPT 29 - 3 hours- $55
- FRIDAY ONLY SEPT 30- 3 hours- $55
- SATURDAY ONLY OCT 1st - 5 hours $110
- SUNDAY ONLY OCT 2nd - 5 hours - $110
- SAT/SUN - Oct 1st and 2nd, 10 hours - $200
- THURS/FRI - Sept 29 and 30 - 6 hours - $105
All payments are non refundable.