Colloquium Series Presents “Between Sand & Water: Butoh-ing on the Beach with Kokoro Dance.”
Step into the history and practice of Butoh, an avant-garde form of Japanese dance theatre, with Dr. Peter Dickinson. In this talk, Dickinson shares his experiences at annual Wreck Beach Butoh events led by Kokoro Dance every summer at the clothing-optional beach, and the evolution of these productions as a local work of environmental performance.
About Dr. Dickinson:
Dr. Peter Dickinson is Professor at Simon Fraser University, where he holds a joint appointment in the School for the Contemporary Arts and the Department of English. He is also Director of SFU’s Institute for Performance Studies and an Associate Member of the Department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies.
Location: Quest University, MPR
Cost: Free and open to the public