Japanese dance masterclass (Minato)

Japanese dance masterclass (Minato)

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$260 per person

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Learn the elegant moves of Nihon Buyo dance while wearing a kimono

Details

  • Location: Minato-ku, Tokyo

  • Private Experience

  • 100 min total

  • 3 people max

  • Offered in Japanese, with friendly Deeper Japan guide interpreting in English
    (French/German interpretation may be available upon request)

Refined beauty

Japan has a long history of dance, reflected in the oldest surviving text on Japan's origins which features a goddess dancing.  Nihon Buyo, which literally means 'Japanese dance' emerged from the legacy of dance in daily life and in religious settings, and took a more defined shape via various stage arts of the time, most prominently Kabuki (stage drama). Started by Izumo no Okuni, a dancer and attendant at the Grand Shrine of Izumo, Nihon Buyo over the years grew to develop various styles. Today there are the five schools of Nihon Buyo, including Nishikawa (1700), Fujima (1704), Bando(1775), Hanayagi (1849), and Wakayagi(1893).

What you’ll do

Get dressed in a kimono, assisted by instructor and learn about the history of kabuki (a type of Japanese theater) and Japanese performing art. Then, watch a live dance performance by the instructor, and learn how to dance elegantly in the kimono!

Includes

A Sensu (Japanese folding fan) gift

Who can attend

Children must be 7+
Max. 3 guests

Availability

Everyday
Session 1 (9:00 - 11:00)
Session 2 (13:00 - 15:00)
Session 3((16:00 - 18:00)
Session 4 (18:00 - 20:00)

Access

25 min from Tokyo Station

Cancellation Policy

Please make your booking at least 24 hours in advance.

  • See cancellation policy here.

* A detailed itinerary will be emailed to you once your booking has been confirmed.