April 27- May 3, 2006

Intensive 7days butoh workshop with ƒŸtsushi Takenouchi

one day nature side workshop out of Athens on the 30th April
last day is each solo presentation in site specific location in Athens

time : 16pm-21 pm /weekday
10am-19pm/Sunday in nature sideLive music by Hiroko Komiya will accompany the workshop

May 4th : Atsushi Takenouchi solo Butoh performance STONE in Athens

Photo by Rieko Sasai
Atsushi Takenouchi Profile
Takenouchi joined Butoh dance company "Hoppo-Butoh-ha" in Hokkaido in 1980. His last performance with the company "Takazashiki"(1984) was worked on by Butoh-founder Tatsumi Hijikata. He has been working on his own Jinen Butoh since 1986 and created solos "Tanagokoro", "Ginkan", "Itteki" as a universal expression of nature, earth, and ancient times and his impressions of the moment, formulated from the people around him, and the environment. He toured Japan between 1996 and 1999. He also studied a spirit of the universe under Kazuo Ohno and Yoshito Ohno. In 1999 he toured Jinen Butoh "Sun & Moon" and led Butoh workshops in Europe and Asia for six months. Since autumn 2002 he has been mainly based in Europe for one year arts fellowship funded by a Japanese government. And he has been working on Butoh dance collaboration project with dancers and actors in France, Poland and other countries. 2005 July, he presents his solo performance "Stone" at Theatre Golvine in Avignon. And choreograph a Butoh procession with twenty dancers through Avignon city in the festival.

Emilia Bouriti, tel. +30 6938 707706,
Nelli Poulopoulou, tel. +30 6973 212650,

Workshop Organized by "Sin+Ergasia" Ensemble, Emilia Bouriti , Nelli Poulopoulou, Anna Lazou