An original artistic encounter between the Japanese master of Kuruma Ningyō, Koryu Nishikawa V, and the American Tom Lee, who is giving pride of place to the traditional art of puppetry in a contemporary set design.
The Sabre and the Comet, a true visual epic and a journey at the crossroads of West and East.
The main characters—an old astronomer and a former samurai-turned-bandit on the death of her son—feature against a video décor projected to the rhythm of a splendid musical score composed for a Japanese shamisen, a hammered dulcimer and a flute.
The Sabre and the Comet pays tribute to the traditional Japanese technique Kuruma Ningyō in which the puppeteer moves around, in full sight, on a wheeled platform, while controlling their puppet’s arms, legs and head.
Performance created in 2015 under the original title Shank's Mare
A Yara Arts Group production.
In parallel with the performance
RTalk with the artists on Kuruma Ningyō after the performance:
- Thursday 19 December 2019
- Saturday 21 December 2019
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Producer, set design, puppeteer: Tom Lee
Light designer: Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew
Video designer/puppeteer: Chris Carcione
Master puppeteer: Koryu Nishikawa V
Musician/Hammered dulcimer: Bill Ruyle
Musician/Shamisen and flute: Chieko Hara
Traditional puppeteer: Ryukumi Nishikawa
Puppeteer: Josh Rice
Puppeteer: Takemi Kitamura
Puppeteer: Yoshihisa Kuwayama
Puppeteer: Leah Ogawa
Puppeteer: Justin Perkins
- Duration: 01:30
- Place: Théâtre Claude Lévi-Strauss
The Saturday 14 December 2019 from 18:00 to 19:30
The Sunday 15 December 2019 from 16:00 to 17:30
The Wednesday 18 December 2019 from 15:00 to 16:30
The Thursday 19 December 2019 from 20:00 to 21:30
The Saturday 21 December 2019 from 18:00 to 19:30
The Sunday 22 December 2019 from 16:00 to 17:30
- Handicap moteur
- Public: Family, All publics
- Categorie : Events
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