butoh education

I have been learning from butoh guides since Fall of 2013 when I started my butoh training at Himalaya Subbody Butoh (which now no longer exists). I have attended approximately 400 hours of butoh and Noguchi taiso workshops.

2021

Apr 19 – May 7th | TURKEY | 20+ hours of Noguchi Taiso from Julie Becton Gillum (USA) & 20+ hours of improvisational dance/Ecosystems of Emotions by Özerk Sonat Pamir (Turkey) @ Tiyatro Medresesi in Sirince

Mar 1 – 26th | TURKEY | 30+ hours of Noguchi Taiso from Julie Becton Gillum (USA) & 30+ hours of improvisational dance/Ecosystems of Emotions by Özerk Sonat Pamir (Turkey) @ Tiyatro Medresesi in Sirince

Jan 11 – Feb 5th  | TURKEY | 30+ hours of Noguchi Taiso from Julie Becton Gillum (USA) & 30+ hours of improvisational dance/Ecosystems of Emotions by Özerk Sonat Pamir (Turkey) @ Tiyatro Medresesi in Sirince

2020

Oct 03 – Dec 18th | UKRAINE | 50+ hours of Noguchi Taiso from Julie Becton Gillum (USA) & 50+ hours of improvisational dance/Ecosystems of Emotions by Özerk Sonat Pamir (Turkey) @ Soma Studio in Lviv

Aug 05 – 31st | TURKEY | 20+ hours of Noguchi Taiso from Julie Becton Gillum (USA) & 20+ hours of improvisational dance/Ecosystems of Emotions by Özerk Sonat Pamir (Turkey) @ Yoga Ashram in Istanbul

Jun 6, 13 | USA | 2 hours 1/2 with Yuko Kaseki (Germany/Japan) zoom classes

Jun 5 & 6 | USA | 3 hours of Nagaoka Seisaku (Japan) zoom classes

May 22 – 24, 27 – 29 | USA | 9 hours of Yumiko Yoshioka (Japan/Germany) zoom classes

2019

Sept 5 – 8 | GERMANY | 8 hours of Noguchi Taiso with Julie Becton Gillum (USA) @ ResoDance Studio in Leipzig

Aug 19 – Sept 1 | SERBIA | 6 hour workshop with Ken Mai (Finland/Japan), 8 hours with Tebby Ramasike (South Africa/Luxenburg), 2 hours with Cilla Vee (USA), 8 hours with Julie Becton Gillum (USA),  and 2 hours with Özerk Sonat Pamir (Turkey) @ Sesalac Butoh Retreat in Sesalac

Jul 18 – 22 | SPAIN | 5 days (15 hours) of Noguchi Taiso with Julie Becton Gillum (USA) @ Escuela International Del Gesto in Madrid

Jul 13 – 15 | FINLAND | 3 days (7.5 hours) of Noguchi Taiso with Julie Becton Gillum (USA) @ Suomenlinna Island in Helsinki

Jul 04 – 06 | ITALY | 3 days (15 hours) with Yumiko Yoshioka (Japan/Germany) @ Moving Bodies Festival in Torino

Jul 01 & 02 | ITALY | 2 days (8 hours) with Ken Mai (Finland/Japan) @ Moving Bodies Festival in Torino

Jun 06 | GERMANY | 2 hour class from Anna Nela (Germany) @ ResoDance Studio in Leipzig

Apr 29 – May 02 | INDIA | 4 day class (20 hours) from Gio (South Korea) @ Himalaya Subbody Butoh in Dharamsala

Mar 04 – 07 | INDIA | 4 day workshop (10 hours) from Mushimaru Fujieda (Japan) @ Himalaya Subbody Butoh in Dharamsala

2018

Sept 28 & 29 | INDIA | 2 days (1 and 3 hour) Body Weather workshops with Nataliya Andru (Spain/Ukraine) @ Subbody Butoh School in Dharamsala

Jun 21 – 24 | GERMANY | 4 days (20 hours) intensive with Anna Barth (Germany) in Berlin

April 02 & 03 | USA | 2 days (4 hours) with Julie Becton Gillum (USA) in Asheville, North Carolina

2017

Feb | MEXICO | 8 days (24 hours) with Cinthia Patiño (Mexico) throughout a month in Mexico City

Feb | MEXICO | 12 to 16 hours of Body Weather courses by Theresa Carlos (Mexico) and Martha Sponzilli (Italy)

Feb 04 & 05 | MEXICO | 2 day (18 hour) intensive with Diego Piñón in Tlalpujahua

2016

Nov 29 – Dec 01 | MEXICO | 3 day (15 hours) intensive with Ken Mai in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

Nov 23 – Nov 27 | MEXICO | 5 day intensive (25 hours) with Ken Mai in Mexico City

Sept 10 – 13 | USA | 4 day intensive (15 hours) with Tadashi Endo in Chicago

Apr 23 & 24 | USA | 4 and 6 hour intensive with Yumiko Yoshioka in Chicago

Apr 02 | USA | 2 hour workshop with Michael Sakamoto in Chicago

Jan 16 | USA | 3 hour workshop with Vangeline in Chicago

2015  – 2016 | USA | Very many Sundays were attended at Sara Zalak‘s Butoh Body in Chicago

2015

Aug 24 – Sept 02 | GREECE | 10 day (50 hours) Motimaru butoh intensive with Motoya Kondo and Tiziana Longo in Santorini Island

Aug 17 – 21 | FINLAND | 5 day (25 hour) intensive with Ken Mai in Helsinki, Finland

Aug 03 – 16 | GERMANY | Ex…it Butoh Festival, Germany. 2 weeks. 1 class with each butoh instructor: Yukio Waguri, Rhizome Lee, Yumi Umiumare, Atsushi Takenouchi, Natsu Nakajima, Michiyasu Furutani, Valentin Tszi, and Matilde Javier Ciria, and a 1-week choreography session with Yukio Waguri