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Mon, Jul 30, 2018
Tenri Cultural Institute 43A West 13th Street NYC
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Summer Dance Workshop for Children offered by Spoke the Hub. Enjoy many dance styles in “Do You Speak Dance?”!
Japanese dance: July 30-August 3, August 27-31

Info: spokethehub.org

Sun, Oct 21, 2018
3:00 pm 
Tenri Cultural Institute 43A West 13th Street NYC
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Guest Artist: Shoko Tamai, Artistic Director, Ninja Ballet
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Sun, Jun 10, 2018
3:00 pm 
Tenri Cultural Institute 43A West 13th Street NYC
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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)
お問合わせ :(212) 627-0265/ sachiyoito@verizon.net   
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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Sat, Apr 28, 2018
 – Sun, Apr 29, 2018
Brooklyn Botanic Garden, NY
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Join us at Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Annual Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival on April 28, 2018 at 12:30pm & April 29, 2018 at 1pm.

Info: bbg.org

Sun, Apr 15, 2018
Essex County Branch Brook Park, NJ
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April 15, 1pm – Bloomfest! Cherry Blossom Festival at Branch Brook Park, Essex County NJ
Info: essexcountynj.org
Sun, Mar 11, 2018
3:00 pm 
Tenri Cultural Institute 43A West 13th Street NYC
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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

Wed, Jan 3, 2018
Sachiyo Ito & Company Studio in Chelsea, Manhattan
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伊藤さちよ舞踊団から子供達へのお年玉プレゼント

日本舞踊フリーワ-クショップ

 

対象: 5-10才

日時:1月5日金曜日 午後4時集合45分レッスン

場所: Sachiyo Ito and Company Studio in Chelsea, NYC

浴衣着用がベターですが、無くても大丈夫です。6枚は舞踊団からお貸しできます

参加の子供達全員にご褒美も有ります。

申し込み締め切り: 1月3日

申し込み/問い合わせはEメ-ルにて:sachiyoitoandcompany@gmail.com

問い合わせの電話番号:212-627-0265 

 

Special New Year Gift to Children (Otoshi-dama)

Children between 5-10 years old are all welcome.

Have fun expressing beauty of flowers with a dance fan!

Date: January 5, 2018, Friday at 4pm (check-in at 4pm, 45 minute lesson)

Place: Sachiyo Ito & Company Studio in Chelsea, Manhattan

Registration deadline: January 3, 2018

Information and Registration: sachiyoitoandcompany@gmail.com 0r call 212-627-0265      

Sachiyo Ito & Company 405 West 23rd Street #4G, New York, NY 10011

 

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