Dirt, dreams & death: an evening of butoh solos

On May 4th and 5th Asheville Butoh Collective presents, Dirt, dreams and death, featuring solo works by ABC’s Jenni Cockrell, Julie Gillum and Constance Humphries. When: May 4th and 5th, 2018, doors at 7:30, performance at 8PM Where: Revolve, RAMP SOUTH… Continue reading

Unhinged Acceptance~ 4 Random Acts of Asheville Fringe

The Asheville Fringe Arts Festival starts in a week! Strange daughters butoh presents “unhinged acceptance,” 4 new solos, one every day of the festival Thurs. 1/25-Sun. 1/28. The times and locations have been… Continue reading

103 Days of Butoh 2018!

Today I scouted locations for my upcoming Asheville Fringe Arts “Random Acts of Fringe” performances (details on that in tomorrow’s post). I am getting over being sick with the crud and it was… Continue reading

11th Asheville Butoh Festival Fundraiser!

Join us at Revolve Gallery in the River Arts District of Asheville on Friday, March 10, from 6-8pm for sushi, sake, previews and a special live performance to raise funds for the exciting… Continue reading

Weedy Trophies Premieres Tonight!

I will be premiering my new solo weedy trophies 1/27 & 28 9 pm at The Mothlight, along with performances by Mystery Meat and Grayson Morris for the Asheville Fringe Arts Festival! There… Continue reading

weedy trophies

weedy trophies I am so thrilled to be premiering my new solo at the Asheville Fringe Arts Festival this year! A butoh reimagining of the tragic character Ophelia from Shakespeare’s Hamlet, weedy trophies… Continue reading

Seeds in suspension: strange daughters spring synopsis!

Wells are homes of spirits, monsters and virgins. Cracks and minute spaces. Chickens scratching the world into existence. Seeds in suspension. Pigs as symbols of divine fruitfulness as well as gluttony and lust; often sacrificed… Continue reading

strange daughters’ April events!

There are so many incredible performance events here in Asheville this month! Coming up this weekend, 4/7-4/10, the 10th Asheville Butoh Festival presents special guest Yumiko Yoshioka, strange daughters butoh and local favorites… Continue reading

Celebrating Day of the Dead

Yesterday and today, we honor and celebrate our loved ones who we have lost. I must admit I have quite the fear of death, so my discovery many years ago of the Day… Continue reading

Happy Birthday Kazuo Ohno!

Kazuo Ohno, one of the founders of Butoh, was born this day in 1906 in Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan. I am so grateful for his life and art every day! Currently, I am reading… Continue reading