BUTOH WORKSHOP with Natsuko Kono
‘transformation and objectification of the butoh body’
Dates: 21st-22nd-23rd June 2021
Venue: DOCK 11 Saal 3, Kastanienallee 79, 10435 Berlin
The workshop introduces how important the notion of metamorphosis is within butoh. Intention of the workshop is to explore transformation in butoh discovering ‘hybrid bodies’ as stimulus. Trainings are focused on shifting perspective, transformation and objectification of the body and mind.
The workshop will be given in English and translated in German and French if needed.
Dancer, Dance Teacher and Choreographer
Born and grew up in Kobe, Japan
Studied Performing Arts, Dance at the Birkbeck University of London
Worked with Butoh Artists Yumiko Yoshioka, Katsura Kan, Tadashi Endo, Fran Barbe in their dance productions and in an Opera by Doris Dörrie
Performed as a solo artist at Paris Butoh Festival, Dublin Butoh Festival, Moving Bodies Festival and more. Invited for Butoh workshops held in England, France, Switzerland, Italy, Ireland, Scotland, Portugal, Serbia and Japan
Has lived and worked in Berlin since 2015
Founded ́Butoh Initiativé in 2016 as a long-term training project