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Virtual January Introduction to Nihon Buyo Workshops (Japanese Dance)

January 16 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us for a 3 part introductory workshop on Japanese Classical Dance (Nihon Buyo)

Introduction to Nihon Buyo Workshop

This virtual introductory workshop for Japanese Classical Dance, (Nihon Buyo) will provide basic history/origins of Japanese Classical Dance, introduction to the mai ougi (dance fan), walking, bowing, movement (male and female ), and pedagogy. Yukata, fans, and tabi are not required. Students should wear clean white socks, and comfortable exercise clothing. The class will introduce students to two dances, one male style, one female style. Each class will be 45~60min.

Instructor Bio:

Grandmaster Yoshinojo Fujima is trained in the Fujima Style (Iemoto Fujima Kan’emon VI/ Kabuki name Onoe Shoroku IV) of Japanese Classical dance, and received her professional stage name (Natori) from Shunojo Fujima, and her Grandmaster teaching license (Shihan) in Japan. As a principle member of Shubukai, (formally known as Fujima Ryu of Chicago), she performs, teaches, and continues to return to Japan to perform and train. The Fujima School is one of the five main dance schools in Japan and is known for its intricate choreography as well as dancemaking for kabuki theater.

Classes will take place on January 16, 23 and 30

A Zoom link to join will be provided to you.