Kabuki on Film: "The Heron Maiden" and "The Mandarin Ducks"
Join us for a special class focusing on two classic Kabuki dance dramas portraying birds, "The Heron Maiden" ( Sagi Musume ) and "The Mandarin Ducks" ( Oshidori ).
A dance of breathtaking beauty, "The Heron Maiden" portrays the spirit of a heron that assumes the form of a young woman, only to fall in love with a man who does not return her feelings. The story slowly darkens and eventually concludes in elegantly wrought tragedy. Highlights of the dance include five spectacular "quick" costume changes… Show more
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