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.┬áChickens scratching the world into existence.┬áSeeds 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

Revisiting things…

I love October. It is my favorite month and ends with my favorite holidays. This October was also supposed to be the last month of my 103 days of Butoh challenge, but wow… Continue reading

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the silent and poisonous pull of unfettered currents Oiwa beckons, meditates, brings messages tangled and hopelessly snarled surrender better left unsaid

So, how goes it? And why?

Sooo, how is this 103 Days of Butoh going so far? Okay. I am a bit disappointed in myself as some days I read a bit of Kazuo Ohno’s World and that is… Continue reading