Transformaciones butoh

The street where I live… Butoh in New York

Tanya Calamoneri

Excerpted from “Butoh in New York and San Francisco” published in Latvia in 2013 in English and Latvian, in “butos” edited by Simona Orinska.¹ Butoh dance is a post-modern dance-theater form that began in Tokyo in the late 1950s, instigated by founders Tatsumi Hijikata and Ohno Kazuo. It has since become a global diaspora, centered in many urban locales and intentional communities throughout the world…

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Butoh transfor­mation exercises

Tanya Calamoneri

The following exercises were developed for ISTA master classes taught in New York in June and October 2011. They are informed and inspired by my own training with butoh masters such as Murobushi Ko, Waguri Yukio, Seki Minako, SUEN, and Shinichi Koga, whose company inkBoat I performed with from 2000-03…

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