The Nōwhere Tours: Kokaji – Sanjo / Awataguchi

11:00 – January 29 (Sun) Guided walk with noh performance ticket The NŌWHERE Tours are guided tours for both Kyoto residents and travelers in which we visit places or people related to nō plays and also enjoy performances or workshops. On January 29th, we will explore the tale of the legendary swordsmith, Sanjo “Kokaji” Munechika, throughContinue reading “The Nōwhere Tours: Kokaji – Sanjo / Awataguchi”

The Nōwhere Tours: Dōjōji – Myōmanji & Mask Carver’s Studio

Dec 4 (Sun) 13:00 – Meeting place: Kokusaikaikan Station Exit 4-1 MAP Temple & Mask carver’s studio visit The NŌWHERE Tours are guided tours for both Kyoto residents and travelers in which we visit places or people related to nō plays and also enjoy performances or workshops. On December 4, we will visit Myomanji Temple and mask carverContinue reading “The Nōwhere Tours: Dōjōji – Myōmanji & Mask Carver’s Studio”

Discover Noh in Kyoto: Pre-performance introduction to Tsuchigumo

Still accepting applications! Walk-ins are also welcome as long as you arrive by 12:45. On November 26th, Discover Noh in Kyoto will give a short English introduction to noh theatre and to the play Tsuchigumo at the Kongo Noh Theatre lobby (金剛能楽堂) prior to the performance by Kongo school actors Udaka Tatsushige and Norishige. TsuchigumoContinue reading “Discover Noh in Kyoto: Pre-performance introduction to Tsuchigumo”

Discover Noh in Kyoto: Pre-performance introduction to Adachigahara

On November 4th, Discover Noh in Kyoto will give a short English introduction to noh theatre and its play Adachigahara at the Kanze Noh Theater’s 2F lobby (京都観世会館) prior to the performance. Adachigahara features the contrasting personae of the main character, a humble yet compassionate old woman and a ferocious female oni (demon) who livesContinue reading “Discover Noh in Kyoto: Pre-performance introduction to Adachigahara”

The Nōwhere Tours: Raiden – Kitano Tenmangu

October 14th (Fri) 15:00 -20:30 @ Kitano Tenmangu Shrine & Kyoto Kanze Noh Theater A shinto shrine visit with evening noh performance in theatre The NŌWHERE Tours are guided tours for both Kyoto residents and travellers in which we visit places or people related to nō plays and also enjoy performances or workshops. On October 14th,Continue reading “The Nōwhere Tours: Raiden – Kitano Tenmangu”

The Nōwhere Tours – Kibune

Sep 23 (Fri) 13:00 – Kibuneguchi Station (Eizan Line) Walking tour with evening performance ticket The NŌWHERE Tours are guided tours for both Kyoto residents and travelers in which we visit places or people related to nō plays and also enjoy performances or workshops. On September 23, join us on a walking tour through the greenContinue reading “The Nōwhere Tours – Kibune”

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/

Discover Noh Costumes in Orinasukan, Kyoto14:30- June 10 (Fri), 2022

Visit Orinasukan, a noh costume maker’s museum & studioin the Nishijin neighborhood of Kyoto with Discover Noh in Kyoto! Explore noh through the gorgeous costume designs and witness how they are woven with hand-operated looms. You can also choose to go out on a guided excursion to Heianjingu Shrine’s garden and a noh performance featuringContinue reading “Discover Noh Costumes in Orinasukan, Kyoto14:30- June 10 (Fri), 2022”

Discover Noh in Kyoto – English noh lesson in Ohara, Kyoto

英語でお稽古体験 京都・大原にて Enjoy a hands-on noh experience in the beautiful village of Ohara, Kyoto with noh actor Miyamoto Shigeki. Participants will take a lesson of choreographed movements and chanting on the actor’s private stage after a presentation by our guides. April 23, 2022(Sat)Ohara, Kyoto MAP 10:00-12:00,    13:00-15:00

Noh Workshop Facilitator’s Course  May 10, 2022 (Tue)

多言語で能楽と世界の架け橋になってくださる受講生を募集中 This course is now full: Application for 2022 is closed. (Dates for 2023 TBA) 8 session dates (6 online & 2 on site) + optional activities We are looking for tour guides and interpreters/translators who are interested in learning how to introduce noh and expand their “repertoire.” This two-month training course will offer youContinue reading “Noh Workshop Facilitator’s Course  May 10, 2022 (Tue)”