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Okuni

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Contemporary dance, song and drama appear in this Kabuki theatre performance. Read More >

A female dancer who served God, Okuni founded Kabuki in 16th century Japan.

Kabuki is a traditional Japanese theatre.
“Ka” = “sing”
“Bu” = “dance”
“Ki” = “act”

Okuni led the top dance group of its time. But success did not last long. However, while she struggled with her colleagues, her lover, and her love of dance and beauty, she came up with a new idea: women dancing in the male role! This was the beginning of Kabuki Theatre.

Contemporary dance, song and drama appear in this Kabuki theatre performance.

 

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 30/03/2013

Closing Night: 30/03/2013

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Cast & Creative

Cast

Zac Nizato, Takeshi Matsutmoto, Azzurra Caccetta, Tomoko Komura, Alexander Luttley and Sayaka Taki

Creative

Director - Akiko Ono

Producer - Akiko Dance Project

Choreographer - Akiko Ono

Author - Noriko Yokoi