William F. Sibley Memorial Symposium
Saturday May 8, 2010
University of Chicago
1414 E. 59th St.
Kenzaburo Oe, Nobel Laureate
"A Novelist Re-Reads Kaitokudo"
The Okura School of Kyogen Theatre by the Shigeyama Family
Tuesday, March 23
Sixty high school students from Julian High and Oak Park River Forest High Schools participated in a hands-on workshop with the Shigeyama Family in which they learned about movement and voicing in Kyogen theater. Watch the short video with excerpts from the workshop.
Monday, November 9th, 2009, 4:30-7:30pm
Midway Studios Main Hall
6016 S. Ingleside Ave. Chicago, IL 60637
Nori Sawa demonstrated innovative shadow puppet techniques using an overhead projector. Students created shadow puppets and performed short skits using demonstrated techniques.
View video clips from the workshop on YouTube:
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