Invitation to the Splendor of Kabuki: Lecture/ Demonstration by Celebrated Actor Kyôzô Nakamura from Japan

Event Date: Friday, November 8 - 7:30 pm
Location: Knuth Hall, Creative Arts Building, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Avenue, SF, CA 94132
Kyôzô Nakamura in costume dancing


The Agency of Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan is pleased to present Invitation to the Splendor of Kabuki – a lecture/demonstration with celebrated actor Kyôzô Nakamura of the world-renowned Shôchiku Company of Japan. The program includes two Kabuki dance classics in full costumes, makeup, and wigs : Fuji Musume (Wisteria Maiden) and Shakkyô (Lion Dance), contrasting the lyric style of the onnagata (actor specializing in female roles) with that of the dynamic, acrobatic style represented in the heroic Lion Dance.

Tickets: $5 Students and Seniors; $10 General admission

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