KAZUO OHNO, TAKAO KAWAGUCHI, AND THE ART OF BUTOH

TAKAO KAWAGUCHI

Recently I caught a mesmerizing dance performance at the downtown REDCAT Theater: “Takao Kawaguchi: About Kazuo Ohno–Reliving the Butoh Diva’s Masterpieces.” Ohno (1906-2010) was one of the founders of the revolutionary dance form known as Butoh, an avant-garde discipline, often done in white body makeup, that arose from the ashes of WWII. As defined by […]