Interested in Japanese Kabuki theatre? Join us for a special class exploring this art form on film!
Interested in Japanese Kabuki theatre? Join us for a special class focusing on the art and artistry of Nakamura Shikan VII, one of the greatest Kabuki performers of our time. Designated a "Living National Treasure," Shikan was beloved the world over for his sensitive portrayals of some of Kabuki's most difficult roles. Join us as we study some of his finest dance performances on video and pay tribute to this Kabuki legend!
In Japanese with English translation. Class is free and open to the public. All ages welcome!
Register here!: http://shikantribute.eventbrite.com/
Date: Sunday, November 24, 2013
Location: Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California (JCCCNC)
1840 Sutter Street, San Francisco, California 94115
If you are curious about why Kabuki's unique combination of drama, music, dance, and spectacle continues to entertain millions every year, "here's your chance to see one of the finest Kabuki films ever made, free, amongst fans and experts who will gladly fill you in on all the social and historical aspects of the performance" (Flavorpill "Editor's Pick").
What is Kabuki? Click here for a good introduction: http://www.kabuki-bito.jp/eng/