Department of Theater and Dance presents Bunraku Bay Puppet Troupe

Thursday, September 12, 2013
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Event Type
Performance: Theater or Dance
Contact
Theater and Dance Box Office
618-650-2774
Sponsor
Theater & Dance
Link
https://ems.siue.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=61225

Free Admission.

Come for a rare opportunity to experience this traditional dramatic art form from Japan. Performance presented by The Bunraku Bay Puppet Troupe.  This is the only traditional Japanese puppet troupe active outside Japan.  Under the direction of Professor Martin Holman, coordinator of the Japanese Studies Program at the University of Missouri in Columbia, the troupe's student puppeteers study in Japan and have had the honor of performing in Japan and across the United States including the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.

 

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