Theatre Studies

Ph.D. in Asian Theatre and Dance, University of Hawaii/East-West Center


PUBLICATIONS:

“Where Rivers Meet” performance report, Asian Theatre Journal 33: 2 (forthcoming)

“Puppets Dancing, Dancing Puppets: Some interconnected thoughts,” Puppetry International 33 (Spring/Summer 2013): 33-35

Review of “ShadowLight Productions: Explorations of the Shadow World (8 DVD set)” in Asian Cinema 21:2 (Fall/Winter 2010),  pp. 315-319.

 

CONFERENCES:

Association of Asian Performances conference in Montreal (29-30 July). Paper presentation http://www.yavanika.org/aaponline/?p=457

Participant in Research Workshop: Performing Japanese

Traditions/Temporal and Spatial Reconsiderations of Dramatics, Poetics, and Ritual Practices (Tel Aviv University, June 15-17, 2014) [PDF of Schedule]

Puppetry and Dance: A Continuum (Paper Presentation at Dancing Between Disciplines and Cultures conference), Long Island University/Post campus, November 2012.

“Living Dolls: The Films of Kawamoto Kihachirō,” Association of Asian Performance conference (Chicago, August 2011).

 

INVITED LECTURES:

“Stop Motion Noh: Kawamoto and the Puppet Screen,” Noh Training Project (NTP), Bloomsburg, PA (August, 2014) [PDF of Poster] [Noh Training Project]

 

CURATING

Guest curator of outreach Film Series to accompany “Where Rivers Meet” festival, San Antonio/Austin/Huston, Texas http://www.theatrenohgaku.org/whereriversmeet

Coordinator of lecture-demos by koto performers from Japan, and by American instructor of Noh drama., CWRU.

 

TEACHER TRAINING

Japan Society/NY, talk on bunraku puppet theatre, 1997.