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Butoh Performance

Butoh is an impressive and obscure form of dance that originated in post-war Japan in the 1950s. Now, its fame has spread all across the world. Za Koenji Public Theater will stage a butoh performance in March, as well as inviting various…

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Project 72 Steps: Go (5)

“Go” stands for the number five in Japanese, and it’s also the name of the first exhibition of the 72 STEPS project. It’s inspired by the tradition of tango-no-sekku (one of the five ceremonies of gosekku that were held at…

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Bellows for Boys and Smoke Balls for Girls

Butoh began around 1960 in Japan and spread to Europe, the USA, South America and Asia. It has tremendously influenced many different styles of dance worldwide. This production was created to commemorate the 30th anniversary of butoh’s founder Hijikata Tatsumi’s death,…

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