Rhythms of nō: music, chant, dance
Lecture and demonstration by Richard Emmert
In this informative and entertaining lecture and demonstration, Richard Emmert shares his rich knowledge of nō (noh) theatre – a Japanese dramatic tradition that stretches back more than 600 years.
Insights into the unique aspects of movement, dialogue, flute and drum music and the use of mask and fan are illustrated with performances of excerpts from nō plays.
Richard Emmert has devoted a career to the art of nō. He is involved in every aspect from acting, composing, writing plays in English and directing a theatre troupe to teaching Asian performing arts at Musashino University in Tokyo.
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Image: Richard Emmert
Sunday 29 June 2014, 10.30am
Price includes exhibition entry, lecture notes, coffee during intermissions and a glass of wine at conclusion
Bookings and enquiries: 02 9225 1878
Duration 2 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Related exhibition: Theatre of dreams, theatre of play
Related gallery: Asian galleries