Performance: "Forest and Other Tales"

Inspired by an ancient Japanese legend, “Forest” is the story of a wounded soldier who is lured skyward by an angel. Will he stay with her, or will he choose to return to earth and its battles? Recommended for ages 12 and up. Co-Sponsored by the University Theater/TAPS program.

Friday, November 6th, 2009, 7:30pm 

View video clips from the performance on YouTube:
Rabbits
Little Mermaid
Aesop's Hare and Tortoise
Red Riding Hood

About Nori Sawa

Nori Sawa is originally from Japan but now resides in the Czech Republic, where he has created a large repertoire of performances, including solo silent dramas and colorful shadow plays. His fusion of Japanese and Czech approaches to puppetry results in unique puppets & techniques. He is an instructor of Theater Arts at DAMU, The Academy of Performance Arts in Prague. He has toured and performed in Europe, Japan, and the U.S.  He has received numerous awards for his performances.

(Website: http://www.norisawa.net/)