Rakugo Performance - Classical Japanese Comic Storytelling
April 06, 2016
Two Rakugo Performances- Classical Japanese Comic Storytelling.
About Moving- 9:10 - 10:10am
Cherry Blossom Viewing of the Row House Tenant - 11:30-12:30pm
Over the course of ten years in Japan, Prof. Shores had the opportunity to informally apprentice with Rakugo masters Katsura Bunshi V and Hayashiya Somemaru IV. He has also had training in a number of other performing arts including buyo, kabuki, kyogen, no, and shamisen. The show and talk will be in both English and Japanese. A shamisen performance and a discussion to follow.
Professor Shores is Assistant Professor of Japanese Studies in the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Cambridge, England.