Category Archive: Asheville Butoh

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

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

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

A Butoh Babe’s Birthday!

Today is the birthday of one of my favorite Butoh babes! Julie Becton Gillum is an amazing dance artist, teacher, choreographer, collaborator and friend! We have laughed and cried hysterically with each other,… Continue reading

bluestockings

Bluestockings was a site specific duet created for the January 2014 Asheville Fringe Arts Festival.  Strange daughters butoh and Julie Becton Gillum of Legacy Butoh collaborated as part of the festival’s LaZoom Bus Fringe… Continue reading