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Vangeline Luminosity & Butoh Intensive

Vangeline is back in Chicago January 15-17 to teach an intensive Butoh workshop and give us one remarkable performance using LED fabric technology.  Her work is visually stunning and full of conviction, theatricality, and dedication to craft. Binge watch her on Vimeo

Vangeline’s approach to teaching is well informed by numerous Butoh Masters and her style is unique. Her workshops provide an opportunity to explore and move deeply into an embodied process, awakening lost parts of the human being, exploring all human qualities to transform our dance, our daily life and offer creative energy to the community.
Workshops / single, two day or full packages
Friday Jan 15, 6:30-9:30pm
Sat Jan 16, 12-4pm
Sun Jan 17, 12-6pm

Vangeline & Sara Zalek perform Luminosity
Saturday Jan 16 8pm
$10 Suggested Donation
Eventbrite - Vangeline Butoh Workshop & Performance

Workshop Description
This unique training is an invaluable tool for dancers, actors, adult beginners, encouraging participants to open up and expand physically and energetically. The work incorporates Japanese Butoh techniques, guided imagery, bio-energetics, core energetics, creative movement, improvisation, release techniques & elements of Noguchi gymnastics. All levels are welcome.

Vangeline is a dancer, teacher and choreographer from France. She is a Butoh artist and the Artistic Director of the Vangeline Theater in NYC. Vangeline studied extensively with Diego Piñón from the Butoh Ritual Mexicano. With Diego, she studied Bioenergetics, Core Energetics, and Gestalt; as well as theater techniques (Ritual Theater), and release techniques. Among Vangeline’s other teachers are the renowned Butoh masters, Yoshito Ohno, Akira Kasai, Yumiko Yushioka, Ko Murobushi, Daisuke Yoshimoto, Tetsuro Fukuhara, and Katsura Kan.

$120 for ALL EVENTS
Single day: Friday $30 Saturday $40 Sunday $60
Performance $10
Eventbrite - Vangeline Butoh Workshop & Performance

Space is limited. Tickets purchased online are non-refundable. Prices are suggested donation only, if you need to make arrangements for payment or any other questions, please contact Sara Zalek,

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