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3 cr. 5/28/19 ~ 6/14/19
Week one, taught by Dr. Julie A. Iezzi, UHM professor, covers historical information, play readings, kabuki conventions and terminology, dressing, and protocol. Weeks two and three, taught by veteran actor Ichikawa Monnosuke VIII, versatile performer and member of Ichikawa Ennosuke’s kabuki troupe, will consist of: a) 3-4 hrs. of daily training in kabuki voice and movement; b) a 3-hr. makeup workshop, and c) a final recital.
1 cr. 8/5/19~8/16/19, 1-3:30pm
1 cr. 8/5/19~8/16/19, 4-6:30pm
Two intensives, taught by Oguri Sachie, owner and operator of the Aioi-za kabuki theatre, Museum Nakasendō in Mino City, Gifu Prefecture. Active in costume restoration research, Oguri has revived lost techniques, and is active throughout Japan assisting with the cataloging and preservation of historical kabuki costume collections.
Wig course will focus on: developing a knowledge of wig styles, the characters associated with each, wig construction; maintenance and care; tools, materials and basic techniques of wig styling; as well as preparation and wearing of the habutai. An advanced course, focused on wig styling, is planned for Summer of 2020. Costume course will focus on developing a knowledge of textiles, classification of costume pieces and characters associated with each, the basics of kabuki costume care, and how to make basic alterations.
Registration for the courses will be through University of Hawaii Summer Session.
For information go to: http://www.outreach.hawaii.edu/summer/myuh/registration.asp
For further information or questions, contact: Dr. Julie A. Iezzi, Professor, Undergraduate Advisor, Interim Associate Department Chair, and Translator, Director, Project Coordinator for the 2020-21 Kabuki and Related Events
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel. 808-956-4377