Friday, March 4, 2011

Community Event: Introduction to Japanese Contemporary Dance and Dancers

Introduction to Japanese Contemporary Dance and Dancers
A talk and video presentation by dancer/choreographer Naoko Murakoshi

Wednesday, March 9, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm (doors open at 6 pm)

Naoko Murakoshi, a former member of the Toronto Dance Theatre, is now pursuing a dance career in Japan and teaching dance at Kobe College (Kobe Jogauin Daigaku). On the occasion of her return to Toronto for the Dai Don Den performance with the Green Tea dance collective, Ms. Murakoshi will visit the Japan Foundation, Toronto to speak about trends and give an update on the various dance scenes in Japan. In her talk and video presentation, she will address such diverse areas of dance as Active Abroad, Theatre, Butoh, Modern, Contemporary, Outcasts, and Ballet/Entertainment.

Location: The Japan Foundation, Toronto
Address: 131 Bloor St. West, 2nd Floor of the Colonnade Building
Admission: Free
Reservation required: or (416) 966-1600 x104
In Japanese with English interpretation

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