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


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

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

103 Days of Butoh!

So, let’s see, how did this self challenge come about exactly? To begin with, it has been an odd year so far.  I had a successful solo show in January (pics and video… Continue reading

Butoh & Archetypal Symbol: A 6 week summer workshop

This 6 week improvisational, Butoh inspired workshop will explore the question “How do we experience image and archetype?” Through Butoh exercises and improvisation, we will delve into symbols and images, exploring them as… Continue reading

Butoh Tarot at the 2015 {Re}Happening!

This year’s {Re}Happening was on April 4, 2015. The annual experimental, multidisciplinary event is presented by Black College Museum + Arts Center and the Media Arts Project at Camp Rockmont in Lake Eden,… Continue reading

strange daughters butoh: a solo performance

The Asheville Fringe Arts Festival and strange daughters butoh present a dance exploration and deconstruction of female symbol and archetype. Strange daughters celebrates both vulnerability & strength as well as rawness, awkwardness &… Continue reading

Happy New Year 2015!

I am excited for 2015. I really am. I know New Year’s is just another day and society has assigned some ridiculous importance to it, but this year feels different.  I am ready.… Continue reading