Butoh Medea 2022

$20.00

Dates: March 5th at 8 – 10pm
March 6th at 2- 4pm.

Price: $20

$15 for Students and Seniors

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Description

Inspired by the Medea myth and Euripides’ great tragedy, and using the Japanese Butoh Dance, Yokko brings the tortured spirit of Medea to life. This fusion of Eastern dance and Western drama invites the audience inside Medea’s dark and desperate struggle. Trapped in the underworld, she is forever cursed to relive her tragic journey through love, hate, and ultimate loss.

BIO (Butoh Medea) 

Yokko (Performer, Choreographer, Concept) is an actor, and Interdisciplinary Artist from Japan. She has acted in, devised and choreographed a variety of local and international shows, having won several awards, including “Best One-Woman Show” for Butoh Medea (United Solo 2014 at Theatre Row). Butoh Medea was selected to perform in Warsaw, Poland. (United Solo Europe 2015, Teatre Syrena), toured Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015, nominated The Asian Arts Award. It has been touring across the USA and several countries in Europe (Poland, Scotland, Italy, Turkey, Germany, Czech Republic ). Other Theatre credits include: Hide Your Fires: Butoh Lady Macbeth (United Solo 2017,  Pan Asian Rep’s NU WORKS Festival 2017, Hollywood Fringe Festival 2019), Lone Wolf Tribe’s Body Concert (Labapalooza! 2018 at St. Ann’s Warehouse), BALDY (CRS, United Solo 2013, HFF 2013, Fringe NYC 2012)FACET (Irondale Center, Wave Rising Series, HFF 2013). Yokko also acted in several of  award winning films, such as Cloud-Kumo (2016), planet b234 (2019).  Recently she has been appearing several music videos including Ready To Let Go (2019) – Cage The Elephant, AUSENCIAS (2019) – NOIA, Dream Decay (2019) – POW! I Don’t Know Where We Went Wrong (HOKO, 2020) The latest her work is collaboration with the costume artist, Eric Bergrin. She is appearing his video work for his costume exhibition, “The 8 Dissolutions” at Morris Museum. (Jan. 28, 2022-June, 2022) She is the artistic director of Ren Gyo Soh, and the producing artistic director of UNFIX NYC: creating an awareness of ecology through arts. She enjoys to create new work through collaboration especially synthesis of several different disciplines and culture. ​B.A in Theatre (UAlbany), MFA in Acting (Actors Studio). www.yokko-online.com,

 

Jordan Rosin (they & he) [Co-Choreographer] is a director/choreographer, actor-creator, and researcher/teacher, specializing in applied & ensemble-devised physical theatres. Since 2010 Jordan has trained with over twenty different first, second, and third-generation Butoh teachers both in the USA and Japan including Joan Laage, Vangeline, & Tetsuro Fukuhara, as well as Yoshito Ohno, Ko Murobushi, Katsura Kan and many others. Jordan is a co-founder and co-artistic director of the New York City-based physical theatre ensemble, The Ume Group and has been collaborating with Yokko as part of The Ume Group since 2011 and 連翹奏Ren Gyo Soh since 2014. Other collaborations with Yokko include The Ume Group’s Facet, Isis Variations, DREAM DANCES, and Lysistrata Project and Ren Gyo Soh’s Hide Your Fires, Shinka-evolution, Hoichi-the earless, and Yuragi. Jordan holds a BFA in Drama from Syracuse University and an MFA in Ensemble-Based Physical Theatre from Dell’Arte International. They are a member of the Association of Theatre Movement Educators, Association for Theatre in Higher Education, Network of Ensemble Theaters, and the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC Associate). Jordan completed a 2-year Post-MFA in the Dept. of Theatre & Cinema at Virginia Tech and is presently on faculty at the Northwest School of the Arts in Seattle, WA teaching theatre and dance. www.jordanrosin.net / @jrosinmoves