Currently being developed in workshops, Kokoro Dance’s 27th Annual Wreck Beach Butoh performances will take place July 24th and 25th, with set, costumes, and lighting provided by Mother Nature.
Each year, during the workshops Kokoro Dance creates a new dance that embraces the sand, water, and air at this beautiful location with its views of the Howe Sound to the west, mountains to the north, and the skyline of the city to the east, creating a unique performance experience unlike any other in the world.
Based on the Japanese butoh methods of generating movement through the use of interior poetic imagery. The dance develops though the afternoon workshops as a movement score that grows as we add new movement sequences. On the last Saturday and Sunday of the workshop, it all comes together as the public is invited to the Wreck Beach performances.
The Kokoro Dance performances take place Saturday, July 24th at 12pm and Sunday, July 25th at 12:45pm, on Wreck Beach at the foot of the #4 Trail just west of the UBC Museum of Anthropology. Open to the public, by donation, clothing is optional and performances take place rain or shine. No photography or video allowed.