Michael Sakamoto, Sacred Cow
Thursday, October 18, 7:30PM, Bowker Auditorium
General Admission: $20; FC, GCC, STCC and 17 & under $10
Michael Sakamoto presents his Butoh dance theater piece Sacred Cow. Along with acclaimed new music composer/electronic percussionist Amy Knoles, Sakamoto delivers visceral movement, vast soundscapes and inventive costumes. Sacred Cow explores the historic, socio-cultural, and personal issues underlying numerous sacred and profane forms of music and dance from both Western and Eastern societies.
“Shades of Pina Bausch crossed with Woody Allen." – Los Angeles Times
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Pre-Concert Talk: Ticket holders are invited to a pre-performance talk at 6:45PM in Bowker Auditorium. Bruce Baird teaches Japanese theater, cinema, philosophy, and popular culture in Asian Languages and Literatures at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. His recent published book is about butoh entitled Hijikata Tatsumi and Butoh: Dancing in a Pool of Gray Grits (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012).
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