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CJS Special Event | How to Enjoy Kyogen Workshop

Ippei Shigeyama, Kyogen Actor
Friday, November 30, 2018
12:00-1:30 PM
Keene Theater East Quadrangle Map
Join the Center for Japanese Studies at the Keene Theater (East Quadrangle) for a special experiential workshop with internationally-renowned kyogen actor Ippei Shigeyama.


Kyogen is a form of traditional Japanese comedic theater. Attendees will come away with knowledge about the history of the form and pointers about how to enjoy kyogen performances. Mr. Shigeyama will also discuss his own acting career and his family's legendary legacy in the kyogen world. The workshop will conclude with an experiential component in which Mr. Shigeyama will teach audience members kyogen dance movements.

Presented in partnership with the Consulate-General of Japan in Detroit and the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Building: East Quadrangle
Event Type: Workshop / Seminar
Tags: Comedy, Japanese Studies, Theater
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Center for Japanese Studies, International Institute, Asian Languages and Cultures