Discover Noh in Ohara, Kyoto – For Students,  June 28 (Tue) 2022

Noh workshop with dance & chant lesson for students in Ohara, Kyoto

Enjoy a hands-on noh experience in the beautiful village of Ohara, Kyoto with noh actor Miyamoto Shigeki. Discover Noh in Kyoto is looking for students who would like to attend a workshop with dance & chant lesson.

Tickets: https://dnk-ohara-student0628.peatix.com/

  • (1) (2) Workshop & lesson: 500 yen for students, Non-students 2000 yen
  • (3) (4)Workshop & lesson w/ guided tour of Jakko-in Temple: 1200 yen for students, Non-students 3000 yen (temple admission included)

If you do not have a credit card, please directly contact us to make your reservation.

Capacity

2 participants per workshop (We can accept up to 3 if you belong to the same group: please contact us)

Schedule

(1) 10:00 meet at bus stop, 10:30 – 11:30 workshop & lesson

(2) 11:45 meet at bus stop, 12:15 – 13:15 workshop & lesson

(3) 12:15 meet at bus stop, 12:30- 13:30 temple visit, 14:00 – 15:00 workshop & lesson

(4) 14:00 meet at bus stop, 14:15 – 15:15 temple visit, 15:45 – 16:45 workshop & lesson

Participants will take a lesson of choreographed movements and chanting with noh actor Miyamoto Shigeki on the actor’s private stage after an introduction to noh. We will meet you at the Ohara bus stop (Kyoto Bus) and walk to the venue (10min).

NOTE:

Please bring a pair of white tabi or white socks to wear while practicing movements.

Who can apply?

Students or adults under 25 can apply for discounted tickets. If you are neither a student or under 25, please buy the non-student price tickets.

How is this different from Discover Noh in Kyoto’s usual workshops?

Participants of our Workshop Facilitator’s Course who are now training with our specialists to facilitate and interpret noh workshops will be presenting the workshop with the noh actor. Also, each session is shorter than our standard workshops. (90min → 60min)

Where is Ohara?

Ohara is a quiet, picturesque village in the countryside upstream of the Takano River. (MAP) It takes around 15-30min from the nearest train/subway stations. The village is perfect to relax and enjoy strolls around the temples, woods and fields all day.  

What is noh?

Noh is a traditional performing art bringing together poetry, chant, dance, and music, as well as gorgeous costumes and masks. Originating in the 14th century, its repertory and stage conventions have been refined throughout history to reach today’s form.

Discover Noh in Kyoto is a nonprofit organization devoted to introducing and promoting noh from multicultural perspectives.

Contact: discover.noh.kyoto[at]gmail.com

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