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The New York Butoh Festival offers 8 Butoh training sessions as part of the the NY Butoh-Kan Training Initiative Program.

AS OF November 1st REGISTRATION STILL OPEN!
How to register? Please follow step one and step two → → → →

REGISTRATION FORMS WITHOUT DEPOSIT PAYMENT WON’T BE ACCEPTED!

  • Workshops sessions are open to all; no previous dance training is necessary.
  • Maximum per class: 24 students.Workshop spaces fill up fast, so register soon!
  • Contact us: training@CAVEartspace.org
  • An Introductory session is an 8 to 12 hour training session. / An Intensive session is a 32 to 40 hour training session. Material for each session is different. You DO NOT need to take and introductory session in order to take an intensive session.
  • A deposit of $100 for each introductory session or of $200 for each intensive session or of $500 for the Special Training Pass is due with your application.
  • To pay online please use the PayPal buttons below.

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YUKO KASEKI INTENSIVE 32 hr
October 23 – 31 (Day off Oct. 27)
10:00 am – 2:00 pm.
Fee $500 / $416 if registered before September 10, 2009

YUKO KASEKI INTRODUCTORY 12 hr
SOLD OUT!
(But taking names for waiting list, please e-mail training@caveartspace.org)
November 6, 7 & 8
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Fee $240 / $192 if registered before September 10, 2009

Both Session are held at CAVE 58 Grand Street, Williamsburg Brooklyn.

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A physically charged workshop drawing upon techniques from Butoh, Noguchi Gymnastics and Tai-Chi. Concentration on the center of the body (tanden) is the focus.

YUKO KASEKI is a freelance dancer, choreographer and teacher in Berlin. Kaseki has developed her own rich choreographic vocabulary that is rhythmic and elegant.

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KO MUROBUSHI INTRODUCTORY A – 8 hours
SOLD OUT! (But taking names for waiting list, please e-mail training@caveartspace.org)

November 8
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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November 9
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Fee $ 192 / $160 if registered before September 10,2009

KO MUROBUSHI INTRODUCTORY B – 8 hours
SOLD OUT!
(But taking names for waiting list, please e-mail training@caveartspace.org)
November 10 & 11
Tuesday: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM & Wednesday: 2:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Fee $ 192 / $160
if registered before September 10,2009

Online payment temporary unavailable. Please check after 5pm.

This sessions will focus on the exploration of breath + pliancy. Students are guided through various exercises, including: techniques for relaxation and breath control, sensory exploration, transformation exercises, image-based improvisations, and exploring basic moments of “crisis” such as sleeping, walking and falling.
KO MUROBUSHI trained and performed with butoh’s creator Tatsumi Hijikata and was a founding member of Dairakudakan, the largest and longest-running Butoh company. His influential group, Ariadone, introduced Europe to Butoh in 1978. Based in Japan, he tours internationally throughout Europe and South America.

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DAISUKE YOSHIMOTO INTRODUCTORY A – 12 hours
(registration still open for this workshop!)

November 11, 12 & 13
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Fee $240 / $192 if registered before September 10, 2009

DAISUKE YOSHIMOTO INTRODUCTORY B – 12 hours
(registration still open for this workshop!)
November 16, 17 & 18
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Fee $240 / $192 if registered before September 10,2009

This workshops will deepen students’ bodily awareness through sensory exercises and approaches to increasing expression. In addition to basic physical training and breath, the foundations of Butoh are explored through walking, imagery and improvisations centered on the body’s transformations. Daisuke Yoshimoto has collaborated with the great artists of Butoh such as Kazuo Ohno, Hisayo Iwaki and Yukihiko Sakai. Primarily a solo artist, over the past twenty years he has carved out his own unique and theatrical style. Based in Tokyo, he tours and teaches workshops internationally.

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MARI OSANAI INTRODUCTORY – 12 hours
(registration still open for this workshop!)
November 12, 13 & 14
Thursday & Friday: 2:30 pm – 6:30 pm Saturday: 10:00 am – 2:00pm
Fee 240 / $192
if registered before September 10,2009

MARI OSANAI INTENSIVE – 32 hours
(registration still open for this workshop!)
November 16 – 25 (day off Nov. 20 & 21)
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Fee $500 / $416
if registered before September 10, 2009

Mari Osanai was born in Aomori, Japan; trained in Classical Ballet, Noguchi Gymnastics, Yoga, Tai Chi and Hip Hop. Her unique movements are realized through interweaving these diverse techniques. The philosophy and practice of Noguchi Gymnastics has had a strong influence on her creations. She has performed in Japan, Canada and the USA.

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SAVE money while taking advantage of this unique training opportunity. Take all the training sessions offered.

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The New York Butoh Festival project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.
CAVE master workshops is supported in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.
The NY Butoh-Kan Training is a join effort of CAVE and Garnica LEIMAY.

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