Category Archive: butoh dance

no cause: an evening of solos reframing iconic women of Shakespeare

For the 13th Asheville Butoh Festival, I am thrilled to be presenting “no cause: an evening of solos reframing iconic women of Shakespeare.” I have been working hard on the dances as they… Continue reading

13th Asheville Butoh Festival!

The Asheville Butoh Festival is entering it’s 13th season! For this festival, we are producing Yuko Kaseki and Mari Osanai and will include solo evening performances by Jenni Cockrell and Constance Humphries. PERFORMANCES… Continue reading

Butoh at the 2019 Asheville Fringe Arts Festival!

nothing Jenni Cockrell/strange daughters butoh Jenni Cockrell’s unconventional reframing of the women of Shakespeare continues with a new Butoh solo, nothing, delving into the daughters of King Lear. Turning the story inside out,… Continue reading

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