RECENT EVENTS

Past Performances and Events

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TATSUMI HIJIKATA MEMORIAL IN SEATTLE 2019

January 19, 2020

Teatro de la Psychomachia
Performers: Kaoru Okumura,  Aoi Lee, Vanessa Skantze

TATSUMI HIJIKATA MEMORIAL IN SEATTLE 2019

January 20, 2019

Teatro de la Psychomachia
Performers: Kaoru Okumura and Aoi Lee, Vanessa Skantze with Masaaki Masao, and Joan Laage with Helen Thorsen and poet David Thornbrugh

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FIBUTOH, SANTIAGO, CHILE

October 2018

DAIPAN in “Corporate” plus individual solos in a park

BODY IS HOME: AIR UNITES US

September 22, 2018, Green Lake Park

An Earth/Body/Home event
Organized by Erica Akiko Howard
Sponsored by Arts in Parks (Seattle Office of Arts & Culture and Seattle Parks & Recreation)

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WANDERING AND WONDERING

July 29, 2018
Kubota Garden

August 2, 2018
Seattle Japanese Garden

A free annual site-specific event directed by Joan Laag: Visitors to the garden will encounter dancers and musicians dispersed in surprising locations throughout the gardens as the performers engage in a minute-by-minute response to all the scents, sounds, sights and sensations of the gardens.

W&W Sponsors: 4Culture & The Artful Garden

SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL BUTOH FESTIVAL 2018

July 5 - 15, 2018

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EARTH IS HOME: WATER UNITES US

April 14, 2018
Pritchard Island Beach

Watch dancers percolate from wetland to lakeshore as part of a live-streamed national movement choir. This free, outdoor performance produced by DAIPANbutoh Collective is part of National Water Dance 2018. The Earth/Body/Home project explores our connections to our planetary home and to each other through dance and contemplative movement.

Performers, Artists & Teaching Artists: Dhyana Garcia-Snyder, Erica Akiko Howard, Trina Cooper, Joan Laage, Kaoru Okumura, Shoko Zama, Devin Bews, Leah Mann, Martha Enson, Abby Enson, Lynelle Sjoberg, Hayley Shannon, Emma Jones, UW Bothell students, and Vashon parents and kids: Holly, Utisah, and Walliud Durahim; Coco, Cassandra, and William Walchli; Shane Rhoads-Weaver; and Kairos Lamblin.

BUTOH+ #3

March 17, 2018
Youngstown Cultural Arts Center

Performers: Alan Sutherland, Ari Rudenko, Brooklyn Dicent, Carol Rashawnna Williams, Dhyana Garcia-Snyder, Erica Akiko Howard, Helen Thorsen, Jeffrey Robert, Mary Cutrera, Trio De Femmes (Lela Besom, Marina White Raven, Sheri Brown)

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BUTOH+ #2

January 14, 2018
18th & Union (Performance Space)

Butoh+ #2 is DAIPANbutoh Collective’s second variety performance art event, a nourishing opportunity for art sharing, relationship building, and collaboration across our varied human experiences and artistic disciplines.

Performers: Helen America, Marcia Tate Arunga, Alycia Scott Zollinger, Izumi Fairbanks, Jay Hamilton, Kaoru Okumura, Sheri Brown.

TATSUMI HIJIKATA MEMORIAL 2018

January 20, 2018
Teatro de la Psychomachia

Performers: Joan Laage, Kaoru Okumura, Vanessa Skantze