BUTOH Weekend Intensive ‘Transformation and Objectification’


BUTOH Weekend Intensive ‘Transformation and Objectification’

Dates: 2nd & 3rd March 2024
Time: 10h-18h (including lunch break)
Venue: EDEN***** Studio 150.1, Breite Strasse 43, 13187 Berlin

Fee: 200€

The workshop introduces how important the notion of metamorphosis within Butoh is.
Intention of the workshop is to explore transformation in Butoh, discovering ‘hybrid
bodies` as stimulus. Exercises are focused on shifting perspective, transformation and
objectification of the body and mind.
Open level

The workshop will be given in English.

Natsuko Kono
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 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 many more
Invited for Butoh workshops held in England, France, Switzerland, Italy, Ireland, Scotland,
Portugal, Serbia, Romania and Japan
Has lived and worked in Berlin/Rügen since 2015
Founded ‘Butoh Initiative’ in 2016 as a long-term training project