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Hijikata Tatsumi

(1928—1986)

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angura

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

Japanese avant-garde movement, also called ‘little theatre’ (shōgekijō) movement. Angura (‘underground’) rose from a dissatisfaction with the politics and aesthetics of orthodox modern...

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butoh

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An expressionist contemporary dance form which originated in Japan in the late 1950s. It was pioneered by choreographers such as Tatsumi Hijikata, Kazuo Ohno, and Kasai Akira. The first...

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Kara Jūrō

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(1940– )

Japanese playwright, director, actor, and novelist. With Terayama Shūji he was one of the spearheads of the underground (angura) theatre movement in Japan. The productions...

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Kubo Sakae

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(1900–58)

Japanese playwright and director. While studying German literature at Tokyo University, Kubo became a disciple of Osanai Kaoru at the Tsukiji Little Theatre. After...

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Ōno Kazuo

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(1906– )

Japanese butoh dancer. Born in Hakodate, Ōno was inspired to study modern dance by seeing a performance of the flamenco dancer La Argentina (Antonia Mercé) in 1929. He...

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