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Expression in Traditional and Contemporary Japanese Dance

Salon Series No. 63

Expressions in Traditional and Contemporary Japanese Dance

The Salon Series No.63 will explore the great possibilities of contemporary expressions and creations based on centuries-old Japanese traditions.  Shoko Tamai, Artistic Director of Ninja Ballet is invited as a guest artist.

Sharing the theme of sky and water, the program will present a Japanese classical  dance by Dancejapan ensemble, Seiten no Tsuru (Cranes in the Blue Sky), and the original work by Sachiyo Ito, Umie (To the Sea), while Ms. Tamai will present a repertory from classical ballet and her own creation. The program will conclude with an improvisation on the theme accompanied by vocalist Beth Griffith and Percussionist Yukio Tsuji.
 
The theme for the 20th year of Salon Series in 2018 is Traditional Performing Arts for Future Generations. 

Guest Artists: Shoko Tamai, Beth Griffith, Yukio Tsuji

Dancers: Yuu Fujita, Yumiko Matsuno, Claudia Cao, Sachiyo Ito

Date: Sunday, October 21, 2018 3pm-4pm

Place: Tenri Cultural Institute 43A West 13th Street NYC

Admission: $20 (General), $15 (Student and Senior)

Information: sachiyoitoandcompany@gmail.com or Tel: 212-627-0265

The Salon Series is a series of performances with informative lectures and demonstrations on the performing arts of Japan. They are held on Sunday afternoons three times a year. A dialogue between artists and audience following each program provides further insights into art and culture, bridging the cultural differences. With world class guest artists and speakers, the program has artistically and intellectually educated and inspired NY audiences for the last 20 years.

Upcoming Salon Series in 2019

March 10, 2019
Salon Series #64 Dances and Cultures of the Himalayas and Japan
 

June 2, 2019
Salon Series #65 On the Human Spirit
 

October 21, 2019
Salon Series #66 The Sun, or the Moon?

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さろんシリーズ第 63回「古典と創作:日本 舞踊とバレー」
日時:10月 21日(日)午後3時-4時
場所:天理文化協会43A West 13th Street NYC
チケット:$20/$15 (一般/シニア&学 生)
お問合わせ :(212) 627-0265/ sachiyoitoandcompany@gmail.com

ゲスト出演: 玉井翔子(忍者バレー主宰)
ダンスジャパン;藤田ゆふ、松野ゆみ子、曹芊朔、伊藤さちよ  
20年目を迎える『さろんシリーズ』の今年のテーマは 「近代における日本の伝統芸能」です。古典舞踊ジャンルの日本舞踊とバレーの現代作品とを通して、伝統を現代の創造作品にどの様に 取り入れられるかの可能性を探ります。

今回はコンテンポラリーバレー舞踊団として注目を浴びている忍者バレー主宰の玉井翔子氏がゲスト出演。日本舞踊上演作品は「晴天の鶴」、伊藤さちよ作品の「海へ」、そして空と海のテーマでの即興舞踊もお楽しみ下さい。伴奏は辻幸生、歌唱はベス・グリフィス。

*「さろんシリーズ」は、日本の舞踊を焦点に当てながら、日本の伝統芸能に対する理解を多くの方々に深めて頂くために、日曜の午後に定期的に開催しています。芸能各分野のゲストアーテイストとのコラボレーション、他国との舞踊文化との比較などを通して日本文化へのより深い理解を目指しています。又、日本の舞踊、演劇、音楽に興味のある方、また勉強していらっしゃる 方々に、Q&Aの場、楽しい意見交換のフォーラムを提供していく事を意図としています。
 

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Traditional Japanese Dance and Theater in Contemporary Performing Arts

The theme for the 20th year of Salon Series in 2018 is Traditional Performing Arts for Future Generation. In Salon Series No. 62, we will explore the question of why Japanese traditional arts continue to be honored and incorporated by contemporary artists.
 
Japanese traditional arts have shown their influence on Western arts since the turn of the 20th century, beginning with Japan’s move to open its doors to the West in the 19th century.  In this program, we will focus on Japanese influence on Western dance and theater. 
 
Our guest artists for this program are Yoko Shioya, Artistic Director at Japan Society, and Annie-B Parson, Artistic Director of Big Dance Theater, an award-winning contemporary theater and dance company.
 
Yoko Shioya will open with a general overview and commentary on the current and future impacts of Japanese traditional arts on contemporary creative works.
 
Sachiyo Ito will then follow with a demonstration on traditional Noh, Kabuki, and Okinawan dance and theater techniques. The demonstration will then conclude with a dance performance of an Okinawan court dance, Yotsudake Odori, and a newly created work inspired by Okinawan tradition, performed by members of Sachiyo Ito’s Dancejapan ensemble.
 
After the performance, Annie-B Parson will present a video excerpt of Big Dance Theater’s work entitled "The Other Here" that incorporated Yotsudake Odori. This work, which was commissioned by and premiered at Japan Society in 2007, is based on stories of well-known contemporary Japanese novelist Ibuse Masuji, whom Ms. Shioya recommended to Big Dance Theater as a source of inspiration.  Ms. Parson and Ms. Shioya will then discuss the importance of collaboration and offer their insights on the contemporary creative process as inspired and supported by centuries-old Japanese traditions. After the discussion, we will open the floor to questions. 

Guest Artists: Annie-B Parson, Artistic Director of Big Dance Theater, and Yoko Shioya, Artistic Director of Japan Society

Dancers: Yuu Fujita, Mihane Sahara, Sachiyo Ito

Admission: $20 (General), $15 (Student and Senior)

Information: sachiyoitoandcompany@gmail.com or Tel: 212-627-0265

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Salon Series No. 62 「コンテンポラリー舞踊と演劇における日本の伝統芸能」
日時:6月10日(日)3時-4時 
場所:天理文化協会43A West 13th Street NYC
チケット:$20.00 / $15.00 (シニア/学 生)
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ゲスト出演:塩谷陽子(ジャパンソサエティー芸術監督)
     :アニービー・パーソン( Big Dance Theatre芸術監督)
ダンスジャパン;伊藤さちよ舞踊団:藤田ゆふ、佐原美羽、伊藤さちよ  
20年目を迎える『さろんシリーズ』の今年のテーマは 「近代における日本の伝統芸能」です。
 
今回はコンテンポラリー舞踊団として注目を浴びているBig Dance Theatre の芸術監督アニービー・パーソンとジャパンソサエティー芸術監督の塩谷氏をゲストとしてお招きし、近世二十世紀初頭以来、日本の伝統芸能の西洋演劇舞踊へもたらした影響と未来への展望を探ります。
ダンスジャパンの沖縄伝統舞踊四つ竹の披露と、この踊りを取り入れたBig Dance Theater創作舞踊劇 “Other Here ” (井伏鱒二小説を基にジャパンソサエティー創設100周年記念委託作品)の録画紹介、その他の舞踊をお楽しみ下さい。
 
*「さろんシリーズ」は、日本の舞踊を焦点に当てながら、日本の伝統芸能に対する理解を多くの方々に深めて頂くために、日曜の午後に定期的に開催しています。芸能各分野のゲストア-テイストとのコラボレ-ション、他国との舞踊文化との比較などを通して日本文化へのより深い理解を目指しています。又、日本の舞踊、演劇、音楽に興味のある方、また勉強していらっしゃる 方々に、Q&Aの場、楽しい意見交換のフォーラムを提供していく事を意図としています。

 

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For Future Generations – Free Workshop for Children and Forum to Nurture Traditional Performing Arts

For the 20th Year Season, our theme of *Salon Series* is looking to future generations of traditional performing arts. This program will include dances performed by Dancejapan, the ensemble of Sachiyo Ito and Company, followed by the workshop.
 
Children between 5-10 years old are all welcome.

Have fun expressing beauty of flowers with a dance fan!

(Dance fans will be provided by the company)

Date: Sunday March 11, 2018 3pm-4pm

Place: Tenri Cultural Institute 43A West 13th Street NYC

Information: sachiyoitoandcompany@gmail.com

Tel: 212-627-0265

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Japanese Classical Dance from Kabuki to Contemporary: Celebrating the 60th Salon Series

Dear Friends, 
Thank you for your support to the Salon Series for the last 19 years. We are very grateful that we can celebrate 60th Series with special guests from Japan and New York, and with our Dancejapan members on June 18. I hope you can join us in this special occasion!

Sincerely,
Sachiyo Ito, Artistic Director

 
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Sachiyo Ito and Company will celebrate its 60th Salon Series of its 19th season with an exquisitely elegant and vibrant program featuring live music, the Dancejapan ensemble, and guest artists from Japan and New York. The Salon Series is a series of performances with informative educational lectures and lecture-demonstrations on the performing arts of Japan. They are held on Sunday afternoons three times a year. A dialogue between artists and audience following each program provides further insights into art and culture, bridging the cultural differences. With world class guest artists and speakers, the program has artistically and intellectually educated and inspired NY audiences.

Supported by Consulate General of Japan in New York, our Celebration Concert will mark the milestone of the 60th presentation for the communities of New York and the tri-state area. Shogo Fujima, a Kabuki dancer from Japan is invited to join as a guest artist in this special occasion. The program will show a diversity of Japanese performing arts with music and dance from ancient to contemporary.

When: Sunday June, 18, at 5pm

Place: Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Ave NYC, Audience Entrance on 25th Street, between Lexington & 3rd Avenue

Tickets: $25, $20 for seniors and students

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The concert program will begin with an ancient ceremony of purification and blessing with Etenraku, the Gagaku music. Following this are three Kabuki dances.  First, Mr. Fujima, our guest artist from Japan, will be joined by Ito for Matsu no Hagoromo (The Angel’s Robe at the Pine Tree) from the 19th century Kabuki repertoire, based on the Noh play Hagoromo (Angel’s Robe).

Following is the Kabuki dance, titled Seiten no Tsuru (Cranes in the Blue Sky). Then, Mr. Fujima will perform a Kabuki solo, excerpted from Masakado.  

The next work is titled Soshun (Early Spring), created by Ito for 7 dancers in the classical style. 

Also for this event, we have revived one of the most popular pieces from last year’s Salon Series, Flower Petals Fall, but not the Flowers, a collaboration with a contemporary florist.

The final work, Only Breath, is from our Poetry in Motion Concert. It celebrates humanism in the arts and the “oneness” of people across the boundaries of culture and ethnicity, with dancers representing multiple dance cultures from around the world.
 
The live accompaniment will include cello, biwa, shou, hichiriki, shakuhachi, electronic/synchronized music, percussions, voice and poetry recitation.

Guest Artists: Shogo Fujima, Tenri Gagaku Music Society of New York, Julia Kulakova, Jeeno Joseph, Tokumitsu Shibata, Yukio Tsuji, John Swartz, Chris Doi, Beth Griffith, Katsuya Nishimori, Elena Kimbering

Dancejapan: Kurumi Aoki, Claudia Cao, Yuu Fujita, Monika Hadioetomo, Natsuko Hirano, Keiko Ikehata, Yumiko Matsuno, Mihane Sahara, Haruka Umeuchi, Akiko Ikeda, Jessamyn Maneri, Sara Toews, Aiko Wylie

 
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“We all look forward to seeing you!” – Dancejapan

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「長年のご支持を感謝すると共に、出演者一同、皆様のご高覧を心よりお待ちしております!

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The program was made possible, in part, by the public funding from Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, the Japan Foundation New York, and by Japan Airlines.

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今年で19年季のさろんシリーズはシリーズ第60回を記念して、「さろんーシリズ第60回記念公演会」、後援 在ニューヨーク日本国総領事館、 を6月18日にBaruch Performing Arts Centerにて開きます。特別公演を記念して、日本から日本舞踊家藤間章吾氏を招聘します。公演演目のうち、第一部構成は古典作品で、 オープニングセレモニーとして雅楽越天楽を生演奏による古代の禊から始めます。次に 歌舞伎舞踊、「松廼羽衣」、「晴天の鶴」、「将門」抜粋(戦物語)を上演、そして伊藤さちよ創作作品「早春」。第二部はチェロ、琵琶、尺八、歌、太鼓、詩朗読等を使っての生演奏による現代作品で、”Flower Petals Fall, but not the Flower”(花びらは散るが花は散らない)と ”Only Breath–Beyond Boundaries”(呼吸のみ)。最後、インド、中近東、西洋舞踊の舞踊家を交えて舞踊、文化、民族、人種を超えて世界は一つを象徴し、理解し合う事を訴える作品で締めくくります。さろんシリーズは、舞踊に重点を置きながら、日本の伝統芸能に対する理解を多くの方々に深めていただこうと言うのが主旨で、年に3回、日曜の午後に開かれます。さらに、Q&Aの場、楽しい意見交換のフォーラムを提供していくことを意図してきました。

又、芸能各分野のゲストア-テイストとのコラボレ-ション、他国との舞踊文化との比較を通してより深い理解を目ざしてきました。

公演基金一部助成金としてニューヨーク市文化部、マンハッタン文化評議会、ニューヨーク国際交流基金の援助、及び日本航空協賛を頂きました。

 

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Fantasy and Illusion of Transformation in Japanese Dance and Ballet

Roberto Lara, the guest artist, and Sachiyo Ito will discuss the transformation of genders in ballet and Japanese classical dance.

Lara, formerly of Ballet Trockadero, will perform an excerpt from his work La Catrina based on Mirtha from the ballet Giselle and the traditional Mexican myth of La Catrina, Queen of the Dead. Sachiyo Ito will perform and demonstrate the transformation of female to male roles and vice versa as illustrated in the Kabuki dance, Azuma Hakkei, and will perform an excerpt from Fuji Musume (Wistaria Maiden), the most representative Kabuki Dance.

Guest Artist: Roberto Lara
When: Sunday April 16, at 3pm
Place: Tenri Cultural Institute, 43 A West 13th Street, New York City  Between 5th & 6th Avenue
Admission: $15 general, $10 for Senior & Student


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変身: 夢と幻のドラマ
日時:4月16日(土)3時
場所:天理文化協会43A West 13th Street NYC 
チケット:$15, $10 (シニア/学 生)
お問合わせ :(212) 627-0265/ sachiyoito@verizon.net>ゲスト出演:ロベルト・ララ 元トロカデーロ(男性バレー舞踊団)メンバー

4月16日のさろんシリーズNo.59では舞踊における変身がテーマです。
男から女への、そして女から男への「役柄の変身とは?」をお話し、デモンストレーション、舞踊を通して考えます。ゲスト アーティストのロベルト・ララ氏は男性バレー舞踊団トロカデーロの元メンバーで、ララ氏の男性から女性への化粧の プロセス をメークアップ・アーティストと共にお見せし、バレー「ジゼル」とメキシコの神話に基いた彼の創作作品を披露します。一方、伊藤さちよは舞踊「吾妻八景」を例に取り、男女様々なキャラクターへの変身を説明の後踊り、最後、典型的な歌舞舞踊、「藤娘」の一部を歌舞伎衣装、化粧にて披露します。

*さろんシリーズは舞踊に重点を置きながら、日本の伝統芸能に対する理解を多くの方々に深めて頂くのが主旨で、日曜の午後に開かれます。日本の舞踊、演劇、音楽に興味のある方、また勉強していらっしゃる 方々を対象に、Q&Aの場、楽しい意見交換のフォーラムを提供していくことを意図しています。*
 
次回さろんシリーズの特別公演をご期待下さい!

 


 

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Itinerant Performers in Japan and Russia, and Impact of Anna Pavlova

The theme of Salon Series in the 19th year season is “traditional dance in the contemporary world.”

Salon Series No. 58 on March 12 will investigate the role of Itinerant performers in Japan and Russia, and their surprising connections. Russian Gypsy female soloists paved the way for Anna Pavlova’s acceptance and success, while Anna Pavlova influenced the new dance movement in 1920s in Japan.

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Guest Artist: Julia Kulakova

Dancejapan: Yuu Fujita, Mihane Sahara, Haruka Umeuchi, Sachiyo Ito

When: Sunday March 12, at 3pm

Place: Tenri Cultural Institute, 43 A West 13th Street, New York City  Between 5th & 6th Avenue

Admission: $15 general, $10 for Senior & Student

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Take a look into the culture of spicy and soulful Gypsy entertainment and how it had positioned a solo female performer in Russia in comparison to an accepted role of a woman in traditional society and on stage.
  
Discover Ayako-mai, which was discovered in 1950-60s as a gem by folklore scholars, unknown among them for 300 hundred years.  This dance style is freer and rustic than Kabuki dance, supposedly performed by the women itinerant groups, such as Okuni’s, who is considered as the founder of Kabuki in the early 17th century.  

Get to know female itinerant performers who had established the foundation of Kabuki even though women does not take part in Kabuki.  

Experience the story of Anna Pavlova in Japan as a beautiful example of true art, which crosses borders, and challenges stereotypes.

Ms. Kulakova will perform a Russian Gypsy dance while Sachiyo Ito and Company will present itinerant performers’ dance of the pre-Kabuki period. Also, Ms. Kulakova and Ms. Ito will perform their contemporary creations, evolved from and inspired by each tradition. 

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This program is supported, in part, by public funds from New York City Department of Culture Affairs in partnership with the City Council.


Salon Series No. 58 日本及びロシアの放浪芸人とアンナ・パブロワの影響

日時:3月
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場所:天理文化協会43A 
West 13th Street NYC

チケット:$15, $10 (シニア/ 生)
お問合わせ (212) 627-0265 / sachiyoito@verizon.net

ゲスト出演:ジュリア・クラコーヴァ

ダンスジャパン・伊藤さちよ舞踊団:藤田ゆふ、佐原美羽、梅内はるか、伊藤さちよ 

19年目を迎える「さろんシリーズ」の今年のテーマは“近代における伝統舞踊”です。

3月12日のさろんシリーズ No. 58 では、日本とロシアの放浪芸人について、又、アンナ・パブロワが日本舞踊界にもたらした影響、ロシアのジプシーとアンナ・パブロワの関係をお話と舞踊の上演を通して考えます。クラコーヴァ氏が伝統的なジプシーの踊りと彼女自身の創作舞踊を披露、一方、伊藤さちよ舞踊団は女歌舞伎時代の舞踊、綾子舞を披露し、伊藤さちよは綾子舞からインスピレーションを受けた創作舞踊を披露。 

*さろんシリーズは舞踊に重点を置きながら、日本の伝統芸能に対する理解を多くの方々に深めて頂くのが主旨で、日曜の午後に開かれます。日本の舞踊、演劇、音楽に興味のある方、また勉強していらっしゃる 方々を対象に、Q&Aの場、楽しい意見交換のフォーラムを提供していくことを意図しています。*

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Flower Petals Fall, But Not the Flower

A collaboration inspired by contemporary flower arrangement by Katsuya Nishimori with live music.

We will present the contemporary florist Katsuya Nishimori and his team, who will install an epic-sized creative floral arrangement on stage. Sachiyo Ito will decompose the arrangement inspired by the theme “Flower petals fall, but flowers do not.” The dance will be an improvisation as she faces and clashes with the beauty of the flowers- the form, and fights to retain the beauty of the flowers without form, which echoes after momentary existence.  From destruction to final re-integration of art and identity, the dance will be accompanied by live music and singinging.

Guest Artists: Katsuya Nishimori, Beth Griffith, Egil Rostad, Yukio Tsuji SS-57-guests
Dancer: Sachiyo Ito
Admission: $15 general, $10 senior & student
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さろんシリーズ18周年シーズンの今秋は、 「花」をテーマにし、伝統と現代の審美論を探りながら、舞踊を上演します。

さろんシリーズ第56回と1週間後の第57回、両方のプログラムのチケットをご購入の際は割引きがあります。

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「生け花と高貴な日本の花」
生け花のデモンストレーションと日本舞踊「四君子」、「秋の色種」、「四季の花」を披露します。
10月9日午後3時-4時
ゲスト出演:ジボ正子 (生け花・龍生派)

さろんシリーズ第57回
「花びらは散るが花は散らない」
コンテンポラリーフローリストとのコラボレーション、生演奏、舞踊をお楽しみ下さい。
10月16日午後3時-4時
ゲスト出演:西森克也、 (歌、音楽:辻幸夫、べス・グリフィス、エギル・ロスタド)

場所:天理文化協会43A West 13th Street NYC
チケット:$15, $10 (シニア/学 生)

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*さろんシリーズは、 舞踊に重点を置き ながら、日本の伝統芸能に対する理解をくの方々に深め ていただこうと言 う の が主旨で、年に3回、天理文化協会 にて、 日曜の午後に開か れます。日本の舞踊、演劇、音楽に興味のある方、また勉強し ていらっしゃる 方々を 対象に、Q&Aの場、楽しい意見 交換の フォーラムを提供 していくことを意図しています。

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Ikebana and Noble Flowers of Japan

A demonstration of traditional flower arrangement and presentation of classical dances,
Shikunshi, Aki no Irokusa, and Shiki no Hana.

Ikebana is internationally known as the Japanese form of flower arrangement with a long history dating back to the 14th-15th century. For this program Ryusei-ha School Master Masako Gibeault will demonstrate the art, and discuss the aesthetics of Ikebana. Also to be presented, a kabuki dance, Shikunshi (the Four Noble Flowers) along with two works, Aki no Irokusa (Various Flowers in the Autumn), Shiki no Hana (Flowers in Four Seasons), choreographed by Sachiyo Ito. The program will conclude with a discussion on aesthetics of Japanese classical dance, as it relates to the theory of the “flower” in Kadensho written by Zeami (c. 1363 – c. 1443).

Guest Artist: Masako Gibeault,  Ryusei-ha School Ikebana Master SS-56-dancers
Dancejapan: Seiko Carter, Keiko Ikehata, Yuu Fujita, Maiko Hiroshima, Yumiko Matsuno, Mihane Sahara, Sachiyo Ito
Admission: $15 general, $10 senior & student.
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Creating Sacred Space II: Japanese Nature Worship and Labyrinth Walk

With music and dance, we will first perform a cleansing and purification rite, creating sacred space as in ancient Japan,and then, we will culminate our ritual by inviting the audience to join us as we walk on a labyrinth path in a meditative walk led by Ms. Jean Ando. Come along, and join us in the sacred journey!

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Guest Artists: Jean Ando, Yukio Tsuji, Richard Gross
Dancejapan: Seiko Carter, Yuu Fujita, Maiko Ikegaki, Keiko Ikehata, Natusko Hirano, Sachiyo Ito
When: Sunday May 15, 2016 3-4pm
Place: Tenri Cultural Institute, 43 A West 13th Street, New York City  Between 5th & 6th Avenue
Admission: $15 general, $10 for Senior & Student


さろん シリーズ第55回「神聖な空間・ 第二回」

18周年目を迎えるさろんシリーズ、その第55回は、声明を取り上げた[神聖な空間」と変わり、「神聖な空間・第二回」と題して、日本古代の自然 崇拝、禊の礼の儀を歌と舞で再現します。後半は観客参加で、共に神聖な空間を造り、ラビリンス(labyrinth)でのウオーキング・メデイテーションで締め括ります。
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ゲスト出演 :ジーン・アンドー、辻幸夫、リチャード・グロス、
伊藤さちよ舞踊団メンバー日: 5月15日(日) 午後3-4時

場所:天理文化協会43A West 13th Street NYC
チケット:$15, $10(シニア/学 生)
お問合わせ :(212) 627-0265/ sachiyoito@verizon.net>
.3*さろんシリーズは、 舞踊に重点を置きながら、日本の伝統芸能に対する理解をくの方々に深め ていただこうと言う のが主旨で、年に3回、天理文化協会にて、 日曜の午後に開かれます。日本の舞踊、演劇、音楽に興味のある方、また勉強し ていらっしゃる方々を 対象に、Q&Aの場、楽しい意見交換の フォーラムを提供していくことを意図しています。

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Yoin: Resonance in Japanese Music, Dance, and Literature

Inspired by Salon Series’ 2014 theme, “Ma” (special concept of time and space in Japanese culture), the idea of “Yoin,” (resonance) and its importance in Japanese performing arts and literature will be investigated through music, dance and poetry. John Stevenson will discuss the resonance in haiku and its influence on western poetry, while James Nyoraku Schlefer will talk about resonance in Japanese music. Schlefer will play his shakuhachi music, to which Sachiyo Ito will dance. The program will be concluded by an improvisational dance and music by Ito and Schlefer on a haiku composed by Stevenson.
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Guest Artists: James Nyoraku Schlefer, John Stevenson

When: Sunday March 27, 2016  3pm-4pm

Place: Tenri Cultural Institute, 43 A West 13th Street, New York City  Between 5th & 6th Avenue

Admission: $15, $10 for Senior & Student


さろんシリーズ第 54回

18周年目を迎えるさろんシリーズ、その第54回は、「余韻: 音 楽、舞踊、文学における」と題して、音楽、舞踊、文学、特に俳句における余韻とは何かを探る会を催します。

演目はジェ-ムズ・如楽・シュレフア-の尺八本曲演奏と、シュレフア-演奏の高橋悠治氏作曲現代尺八曲に余韻をテーマにして振り付けられた舞踊作品、ジョン・ステイ-ブ ンソンの俳句に振りつけられた舞踊作品。 ゲストのお話しと演奏、舞踊をお楽しみ下さい。

ゲスト出演: ジェ-ムズ・如楽・ シュレフア- (尺八)、ジョン・ステイ-ブ ンソン(俳人)

日:3月27日(日) 午後3時-4時

場所:天理文化協会43A West 13th Street NYC

チケット:$15, $10 (シニア/学 生)

お問合わせ :(212) 627-0265/ sachiyoito@verizon.net

*さろんシリーズは、 舞踊に重点を置き ながら、日本の伝統芸能に対する理解をくの方々に深め ていただこうと言 う のが主旨で、年に3回、天理文化協会 にて、 日曜の午後に開か れます。日本の舞踊、演劇、音楽に興味のある方、また勉強し ていらっしゃる 方々を 対象に、Q&Aの場、楽しい意見 交換の フォーラムを提供 していくことを意図しています。

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