butoh sorbet

KATSURA KAN

blushing poppy production

FRIDAY 5/13 & SATURDAY 5/14/2011  9PM 

KATSURA KAN / ADAM ROSE /WANNAPA EUBANKS  /  CAROLE MCCURDY / CHLOE STEVENSON

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ARTIST TALK WITH  KATSURA KAN SAT 5/14/11 from 4 – 5:30PM 

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KATSURA KAN BUTOH CLASSES MAY 10-14

BUTOH-based training for actors, dancers, performance artists and performers of all kinds and valuable for non-performers seeking enriched body-imagination-sensory experience. KAN’S classes explore the idea of “transformation” which is the key to his understanding of butoh. he will guide you through a new cognitive approach of body with emphasis on listening to your weight, awakening your noise, and focusing on the other side of your reality. KATSURA KAN is a native of KYOTO, JAPAN. KAN performed with the seminal butoh troupe, “BYAKKOSHA” 1979-1981 and continued his own research in dance traditions throughout AFRICA, EUROPE and SOUTH EAST ASIA for the past 30 years. he is a celebrated solo and collaborative performer, and choreographer. KAN continues to travel the world teaching and performing butoh and creating projects with dance and theater companies.

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