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Community Butoh Class with New York Butoh Institute

Butoh Class with New York Butoh Institute

Butoh Class with Vangeline Theater principal dancer Stacy Lynn Smith

Butoh in performance
Sunday, August 7, 2016
307 West 43rd Street corner of 8th avenue NY NY
Subways: A to Port Authority 42nd Street
Hosted by Vangeline Theater /

$20 suggested donation

This class will focus on performative aspects of butoh.



This unique training is an invaluable tool for dancers, actors, adult beginners, encouraging participants to open up and expand physically and energetically. This workshop creates a gentle and supportive environment to start an individual and collective process of investigation through creative movement.
Our classes are open level and beginners are welcome.

Our Butoh classes are by suggested donation. Feel free to donate another amount than the suggested donation.
You can pay for class either:
1) cash before each class- $20 suggested donation
2) you have the option of buying one class via Paypal
3) or buy a class with your debit or credit card via our secure shop

photo Celeste Sloman

photo Celeste Sloman

STACY LYNN SMITH is a dancer whose interests lie in butoh, experimental theater and contemporary dance. She began tap dancing at the age of three and went on to add ballet and jazz to her early studies. She has been a principal dancer with butoh company Vangeline Theater since 2008. She has further trained with Minako Seki, Katsura Kan, Tadashi Endo, Ko Murobushi, Mari Osanai, Diego Pinon, Yumiko Yoshioka, Natsu Nakajima, Tetsuro Fukuhara and the Tamanos. Her theater training includes Meisner, Viewpoints, Balinese mask and the Lucid Body. She enjoys collaborating with a variety of artists on interdisciplinary projects and develops her solo work as well. Favorite performances include: "Oracle and Enigma", directed by Katsura Kan, Centre Tenri, Paris, France; Harbor, film directed by Steven Vega, Robert Wilson's Watermill Center/Art Basel Miami; Vanity Fair Italia feature, Vangeline Theater/Issue 31; "Plans", written/directed by Michael Freeman; "Footsteps on the...", a reperformance of Karen Bernard's 1993 solo work.