Asian Improv aRts MidWest presents: 4th Annual Toyoaki/Shubukai Spring Recital ~ A presentation of traditional dance with live ozashiki music~ March 15, 2020 Sunday 5p.m. Ruth Page Center for the Arts: Larry
Asian Improv aRts MidWest presents:
4th Annual Toyoaki/Shubukai Spring Recital
~ A presentation of traditional dance with live ozashiki music~
March 15, 2020 Sunday 5p.m.
Ruth Page Center for the Arts: Larry Long Studio
1016 N. Dearborn St.
Shubukai Japanese Classical Dance 藤間流日本舞踊
For over 43 years, Founder Grandmaster Shunojo Fujima and his Fujima Ryu of Chicago(now known as Shubukai) have maintained and perpetuated the traditional art of Japanese classical dance while preserving the aesthetic. The Fujima school is one of 5 main dance styles in Japan, and has its origins in Noh and the Kabuki theatre.
Toyoaki Shamisen 豊秋三味線
AIRMW’s Executive and Artistic Director Tatsu Aoki a.k.a Toyoaki Sanjuro was born and raised in a geisha house in Tokyo. The ozashiki music, (which includes shamisen, taiko, and shinobue) is the legacy which pervades throughout the music of Toyoaki Shamisen and Tsukasa Taiko.
Please come and experience our 4th Annual collaboration between Japanese classical dance and live traditional music, perpetuating the legacy for performing arts diaspora here in the Midwest.
Shubukai and Toyoaki Shamisen are programs of Asian Improv aRts Midwest are supported in part by the Illinois Arts Council, the Joyce Foundation, the MacArthur Fund for Arts & Culture at The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, the Alphawood Foundation, CDH. P.C, Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, and the Ishida-Winifred Foundation.
For information about parking: ruthpage.org/visit