Seattle DAIPAN Butoh Festival on the LAND ~ August 16-18, 2013

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Nature-Based Butoh Training & Performance Fest @Butopia on Whidbey Island    August 16 @ noon-Aug 18 @ 6:30pm     ($175 + housing $15-$90),
For INFO & Housing FB Friend/Message to Maureen Freehill or Call 206 855 5836 or email:

Experience butoh in the lush nature of Whidbey Island; train with Joan Laage and Sheri Brown; perform under Helen Thorsen and Maureen Freehill’s direction; share your own site-specific creation; enjoy meditation, nature explorations, campfires, great food and inspiring conversations. The weekend begins Friday at noon and ends on Sunday at 6 pm.

Daipan Butoh Collective and Butopia present
Seattle Summer Butoh Festival 2013
Nature-Based Training & Performance at Butopia on Whidbey Island

August 16-18, 2013

INTENTION: Experience Butoh with nature/natural world.

WHAT: Butoh training, site-specific performances and movement explorations

WHO: Open to the public. No dance experience required

FEE: $175 for training & performances; $12/day for performances only.

Details & Tickets Here:

Friday August 16 — Arrival, Training, Snake Oracle Event
12:00 pm Arrival & Settle
01:00 pm Greetings
01:15-02:30 pm Training with Joan Laage
02:30-03:45 pm Training with Sheri Brown
03:45-04:00 pm Performance Meeting with Helen Thorsen
04:00-05:00 pm Snack & Travel to Island Dance Venue @ 714 Camano Ave, Langley 98260
05:00-07pm preparation for Snake Oracle with Momo
07:00-08:30 pm Oracle open to Public Audience….
08:30 pm dinner potluck & campfire.

Saturday August 17 — Training, Solo time, Performance Prep, Performances, Evening event with sauna
07:00-08:30 am Breakfast
08:30-09:00 am Meditation in SOMA Diana Garcia-Snyder
09:15-10:15 am Significant Other Nature Quest gather in SOMA with Momo Freehill.
10:30–11:45 pm Training #1 with Joan Laage
12:00-01:00 pm Training with Sheri Brown
01:00–02:30 pm Lunch on own. Extended solo time on land & for preparation/integration
02:30-05:45 pm Performance Prep with Helen
06:00 pm Butohlet performance by Kaoru Okumura + DAIPAN at SOMA / Butopia in Freeland, WA
07:30 pm Dinner
09:00 pm Evening with Fire/Stars/Sauna with Diana

Sunday August 18 — Training/Performance Prep/Performances
07:00-08:30 pm Breakfast
08:30-09:00 pm Meditation in SOMA (Diana)
09:15–10:15 pm Training #3 with Joan
10:15–11:30 pm Training with Sheri
11:45-01:00 pm Performance Prep with Helen
01:00-04:00 pm Lunch and preparations for performances
04:00-06:00 pm Performances open to public.
06:00-06:30 pm Clean up & ByeByes

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