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)
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