Category Archive: dance

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

strange daughters butoh at The Asheville Fringe Arts Festival 2015

Well, it has taken me a moment to post about my solo show that was back in January, but for some reason it seems appropriate for a Blue Moon blog during my “103… Continue reading

“Viva La Vida!”

On this day in 1907, Frida Kahlo was born. To me, her fearlessness, rebellious free spirit and strength in both life and art are Butoh!  Frida inspires me to be true to myself,… Continue reading

“Dance, dance. Otherwise we are lost.” -Pina Bausch

Five years ago today, Pina Bausch left this world. She was born July 27, 1940 in Germany as Philippina, and was an amazing and influential dancer, teacher and choreographer who fearlessly explored themes… Continue reading

red girl garden

Today I was going through my costumes and came across a red dress and wig that brought back memories of a dancer from ten years ago.  In October 2003 I had the honor… 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