2019 / Japanese dance stages with guest lecturer from Tokyo: Azuma, Bando & Wakayagi dance school teachers participating, Oct. 19

An Afternoon of Japanese Dance
Performance with Lecture / Demonstration
on the Koken, Stage Assistant

Saturday, October 19, 2019
2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
First Lutheran Church and School
2900 Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90503

Special Guest Artist (Lecturer from Tokyo)
Bando Toshitaro

Participating Dance Teachers
Azuma Sumako II (Kikusue)
Bando Hidesome
Wakayagi Hisame

Learn the secrets of the “hikinuki,” or on-stage quick costume change sometimes featured in Japanese dance performances, including those dance sequences in the Kabuki drama.

A guest artist from Japan will present this unique lecture on the art of the Koken, or dancer’s stage assistant, and perform the hikinuki, seldom seen in the United States, in one of several Japanese classical dance performances that will follow the lecture.

Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for children (12 years and younger)
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Produced by Nihon Buyo Kai of California
Supported by Bando Kai Office, Tokyo