The Blossoming Spirits: Noh Lecture-Performance

Experience and learn about the classical Japanese theater of Noh with Kinue Oshima, the first female Noh actor from the Kita School, and her brother Teruhisa Oshima. A full costume performance of “Hashitomi", a Noh play based on the character Yugao (Moonflower) from The Tale of Genji, combined with demonstrations will provide both insight and enjoyment. The program will include a music & dance excerpt from “Tadanori” and a lecture about the various performance elements of Noh. This program will be presented in Japanese with English translation.


Kinue Oshima, Shite-kata Noh performer (Kita School)

Teruhisa Oshima, Shite-kata Noh performer (Kita School)

Narumi Takizawa, Fue (flute)-kata Noh musician (Isso School)

Naoko Takahashi, Kotsuzumi (small hand drums)-kata Noh musician (Okura School)


Presented by Noh Society and Fukuyama Kita Association

Supported by THE TOKYO CLUB, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures &

Department of Performing Arts, Georgetown University

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 11:00am to 12:15pm

Devine Studio Theatre, Davis Performing Arts Center

Event Type

Special Events, Dance, Student Events




Georgetown College, Performing Arts, East Asian Languages and Cultures

Open to the public and the press?


Event Contact Name

Yoshiko Mori

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