Workshops and Master Classes

Body Resonance Butoh Workshop with Yumiko Yoshioka

April 23, 2020
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
April 24, 2020
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Belonging to a third generation of Butoh artists, Yumiko has developed a personal style of bodywork called Body Resonance, which integrates Butoh practice with features of Noguchi Taiso gymnastics and various other Asian training methods to help prepare the body to receive and transmit dance and inspirations. Body Resonance starts from the idea that the…

Noguchi Taiso and Butoh with Mari Osanai

April 25, 2020
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
April 26, 2020
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Mari Osanai’s workshops focus on Noguchi Taiso combined with the influences of her early training in Tai Chi, Western dance methods, traditional folk dance in Aomori, Japan (her birthplace), and the connection between one’s thoughts and sensation of weight. Osanai’s approach to movement research and exploration begins with a heightened awareness of gravity’s influence on…

Fundraising for Creative Projects

May 9, 2020
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Arts based projects and small businesses face unique challenges when raising money to fund their operations. In this workshop we’ll learn the basics of raising money through grants, sponsorships, crowdfunding and more. This program is supported through a partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture.