Passion in Stillness- Traditional Nohgaku Performance & Workshop @Edinburgh

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The Pleasance Theatre

60 Pleasance

Edinburgh

EH8 9TJ

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Discover Samurai culture in pre-Shakespeare era.

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Join us for a performance & workshop presented by Noh Masters from Japan and get a rare glimpse of 14th century classical Japanese theatre in Munenori Takeda's Passion in Stillness, coming to The University of Edinburgh.

Programme details:

Feel & Experience Noh- How to become a Noh actor in under 2 hours

Introduction

Expression of emotions in Noh way

Try on Noh costume

Noh dance on request

Brief Intermission

Sword fight in Noh play

Guidance for Noh appreciation “Atsumori”

Noh performance of “Atsumori” (excerpt)

Photo session

Sing along a Noh song in easy Japanese

Q&A

For the full scripts of Atsumori and Funa-Benkie please see the following links:

Atsumori Script

Funa-Benkei

Doors open 30 minutes before the performance, tickets are limited so please reserve in advance to secure a seat.

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The Pleasance Theatre

60 Pleasance

Edinburgh

EH8 9TJ

United Kingdom

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