Dento Geino Traditional Performing Arts Screening Series

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September 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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One event on August 29th, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on September 4th, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on September 21st, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on September 27th, 2018 at 6:30pm

Cost: Free

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Dentō Geinō Traditional Performing Arts Screening Series 2018

From the collection in the archive of The Japan Foundation, Toronto twelve short cultural documentary films will be screened in conjunction with Noh Masks Onstage: An Exhibition of Photographs by Yoshiaki Kanda.

All screenings start at 6:30 p.m.

The Japan Foundation, Toronto

2 Bloor St. E. Suite 300

3rd floor of Hudson’s Bay Centre, above Royal Bank

Admission free

Reservation required www.jftor.org/event/dento-geino/

 

tel: 416.966.1600 ext. 229

Friday, August 24, 2018

6:30 P.M. The Japan Foundation, Toronto

Dentō Geinō Traditional Performing Arts Screening Series I

  • The Taiko: Drums of Japan, 20 minutes

Wide range and variety of the tradition of taiko drums.

  • Making of Giant Taiko Drum, 26 minutes

Asano Taiko Studio of Ishikawa prefecture produces a giant drum.

 

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

6:30 P.M.  The Japan Foundation, Toronto

Dentō Geinō Traditional Performing Arts Screening Series II

  • Introduction to Kyōgen, Part I Masks and Costumes, 30 minutes
  • Introduction to Kyōgen, Part II Utai Chant & Mai Dance , 30 minutes

Kyōgen comedy is introduced in a program series in two parts.

  • Kyōgen Master Nomura Mansaku, His  Last “Fox” , 26 minutes

Physically and spiritually the most challenging piece of Kyōgen is Tsurigitsune (Fox Trapping).  One of the most respected masters of our generation prepares for his last performance of the “Fox” in his career.

 

Tuesday, September 4, 20186:30 P.M. The Japan Foundation, Toronto

Dentō Geinō Traditional Performing Arts Screening Series III

  • Noh Masks: Lady Aoi , 26 minutes

A masterpiece of Noh theatre is introduced from the viewpoint of masks in the performance by Kurōemon Katayama.

  • Nomura Manzō VII, Kyōgen Master, 50 minutes

Documentary about the living national treasure performer.

 

Friday, September 21, 2018

6:30 P.M. The Japan Foundation, Toronto

Dentō Geinō Traditional Performing Arts Screening Series IV

  • Kōken, 44 minutes

Stage assistants on the Kabuki stage.

  • The Man in Black in Super Kabuki, 27 minutes

Juen Ichikawa’s devoted collaboration with Ennosuke III in Super Kabuki.

 

Thursday, September 27, 2018

6:30 P.M. . The Japan Foundation, Toronto

Dentō Geinō Traditional Performing Arts Screening Series V

  • The First Dōjōji, 47 minutes

Dōjōji is the initiation piece for Noh actors to be accepted as a true professional.

  • Noh Masks: Izutsu, 30 minutes

A masterpiece of Noh theatre is introduced from the viewpoint of the mask recreated by Yasuemon Hori.


Details

Starts:
September 21 @ 6:30 pm
Ends:
September 21 @ 7:30 pm
Doors Open:
6:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Registration:
Required
Language:
Japanese with English Subtitles
Event Category:

Organizer

The Japan Foundation, Toronto
Phone:
416-966-1600
Email:
info@jftor.org
Website:
www.jftor.org

Venue

The Japan Foundation, Toronto
2 Bloor St. East, 3rd Floor
Toronto, ON M4W 1A8
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Phone:
416-966-1600
Website:
www.jftor.org

Registration