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Yokoso! Theater for Babies, Children and Young People * Postponed

2020.5.23 (Sat.) -
2020.5.24 (Sun.)

『What's Heaven Like?』
Photo: Kaeru Edogawa

Information

Period :
2020.5.23 (Sat.)〜2020.5.24 (Sun.)
Venue:
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa

About

Notice of Postponement
Yokoso! Theater for Babies, Children and Young People has been postponed in order to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. As there may be future changes as the situation develops, the latest information will be announced via the Museum website as needed. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.

Fun for kids of all ages! A feast of four high-profile pieces of theater from Japan and beyond
We will be staging four pieces of theater from Japan and further afield for families to enjoy together, mainly suitable for children from babies through elementary school age and partly in partnership with the 20th ASSITEJ WORLD CONGRESS and International Theatre Festival for Children and Young People scheduled for Tokyo in May. The program will also feature a lecture and hands-on workshop for learning about theater for babies.

BEBERICA theatre company “What’s Heaven Like?”

Photo: Kaeru Edogawa

Date/Time: May 23 (Sat) [A]11:00-12:00 [B]14:00-15:00
Duration: Approx 60 min (Workshop + Performance)
Ages [A] 3 months to 1 year 5 months [B] 1 year 6 months to 3 years 0 months
Language: Non-verbal

Written and Directed by Mana Yumii
Performed by Naomi Takami (Mitsuami), Takahiro Takigoshi
Music: Oto・abi Project (Masami Matsumura, Shino. Matsumura)

BEBERICA theatre company/Theater Workshop for Babies and Adults “Story Exploring”

Photo: SHINGO Yoshizawa

Date/Time: May 24 (Sun) [A]11:00-12:00 [B]14:00-15:00
Duration: Approx 60 min (Workshop + Performance)
Recommended Ages: [A] 3 months to 1 year 5 months [B] 1 year 6 months to 3 years 0 months
Language: Japanese

Written and Directed by Mana Yumii
Performed by Naomi Takami (Mitsuami), Takahiro Takigoshi

Baby Theater Lecture & Workshop for Adults

Date/Time: May 23 (Sat) 16:00-18:00
Language: Japanese
Educator, Artist, Creator-- anyone who is interested are welcome. Don’t hesitate to bring along your kids!

Lecturer/ Facilitator:
Mana Yumii (Director, BEBERICA theatre company)
Studied performing arts and theater pedagogy at Kyoto University of Art and Design (B.A. in Performing Arts and Visual Arts) and ZA-KOENJI Public Theater Creative Theater Academy, Tokyo. Adding to her activities as both an actress and director, she has produced many workshops for children.

LEO/ Y2D Productions

Photo: Andy Phillipson

Date/Time: May 23(Sat), 24 (Sun) 11:30-12:30
Duration: Approx 60 min
Recommended Ages: 4+
Language: Non-verbal
Performer: Julian Schulz

In collaboration with International Theatre Performing Arts Festival for Children and Young People 2020 “Mirai Festival”
All our future: children and culture

EATEN/ Mamoru Iriguchi

Photo: Manuel Vason

Date/Time: May 23(Sat), 24 (Sun) 14:30-15:30
Duration: Approx 50 min
Ages: 8+
Language: Japanese with English subtitle
Concept, design, co-direction by Mamoru Iriguchi
Performed by Mamoru Iriguchi, Suzi Cunningham
Supported by: Creative Scotland, Imaginate, Southbank Centre, The Place, Lyra, Dance Base
The EATEN Japan tour has been made possible thanks to The Made in Scotland Onward Touring Fund by Creative Scotland

Organizers

Organized by:
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa [Kanazawa Art Promotion and Development Foundation]