The INI – International Noh Institute is now accepting applications for its 2021 Summer Intensive Program. Participants will study noh dance and chant according to the Kongo school tradition, and learn about various aspects of noh performance, including masks and costumes. The training period will culminate with the participation in a recital at the Kongo Noh Theatre.
- Train intensively in noh dance and chant. Practice in a small group for an immersive experience.
- Perform with professional actors.
- Watch noh performances on traditional stages.
- Visit noh-related historical locations.
- Experience living in the ancient capital, Kyoto.
- Training period : August 9-22, 2021
- Recital: August 22nd
- Fees: Regular ¥ 70,000 Repeater ¥ 60,000 INI member ¥50,000
- Capacity: 8 participants
Fees include : Dance/chant lessons, materials, Kongo school fan, participation in the August 22nd recital, and a certificate of completion. Fees do not include: White tabi (split-toe socks – around ¥700- ¥1000/pair) Transportation, accommodation, and any other personal expenses.
Instructors: Udaka Tatsushige, Udaka Norishige (Kongo school actors), Udaka Keiko (noh mask carver)
Director: Diego Pellecchia (Kyoto Sangyo University)
How to apply: Send an email to ini.kyoto[at]gmail.com Please attach your C.V. and a brief statement of interest. We are aware that traveling may be difficult during the current pandemic. Feel free to contact us for more information about the program.
Application deadline: June, 1st 2021