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Family Workshop on Kuruma Ningyo Puppetry

Family Workshop

February 25, 2023
10:30 am
© Japan Society; AKUTAGAWA © Hachioji Kuruma Ningyo, The Koryu Nishikawa Troupe.

Family Workshop on Kuruma Ningyo Puppetry

Saturday February 25 10:30 am—12 pm Max 15 participants SOLD OUT!

Koryu Nishikawa V, grand master of Hachioji Kuruma Ningyo Puppet Theater, invites families to a special performance and hands-on workshop of Japanese puppet theater. Kuruma ningyo, literally meaning “puppets on wheels,” refers to Nishikawa’s unique technique in which the puppeteer sits atop a three-wheeled dolly. After watching a lively performance, families will then become puppeteers themselves and work with these traditional puppets through a guided workshop led by experienced artists!

Tickets: $15 / $12 members

Suitable for ages 5 and up.

© Japan Society; AKUTAGAWA © Hachioji Kuruma Ningyo, The Koryu Nishikawa Troupe.

AKUTAGAWA is supported by Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture) and The Osaka Community Foundation / anonymous fund No.22.

Arts Council Tokyo

2022-23 Performing Arts Season Support

Lead Sponsor

MetLife Foundation

The season is made possible, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

New York City Department of Cultural AffairsNew York State Council on the Arts

Major support is generously provided by the Howard Gilman Foundation and Doug and Teresa Peterson. Endowment support is provided by the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Endowment Fund and the Endowment for the Performing Arts, established with a leadership gift from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

Howard Gilman Foundation

Additional support is provided by Dr. and Mrs. Carl F. Taeusch II, Dr. Jeanette C. Takamura, Estate of Alan M. Suhonen, Sarah Billinghurst Solomon and Howard Solomon, Nancy and Joe Walker, Dr. John K. Gillespie, Paula S. Lawrence, Hiroko Onoyama, Lyndley and Samuel Schwab, and Nora and David Tezanos.

Transportation assistance is provided by All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd. Yamaha is the official piano provider of Japan Society. MetLife Meet-the-Artists Reception is provided by MetLife Foundation.

All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd.