Let's enjoy Noh: Noh Workshop & Performance at National Noh Theatre
◆ 国立能楽堂主催の外国人のためのワークショップ（2016/6/24）で講師をした様子が、NHK WORLD で取り上げられました！
A workshop (June 24, 2016) with Mrs. Yoko Layer and visitors from around the world was recently featured on NHK.
★ Pictures of "Noh Workshop for foreigners" we held on May 14, 2016
★ Noh Workshop + Performance Appreciation (See more details below)!
★ What is "Noh"?
◆ Participation Fee: 3,200 yen (includes Noh workshop and performance) *student discount 2,200 yen
◆ Payment: at the door (in cash), you will receive a ticket for admission to the performance at the workshop.
◆ How to sign up (RSVP by Friday, September 9)
Please email Mrs. Yoko Layer at firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, Email address, phone number, nationality, general or student, No. of people and RSVP from ICT by Friday, September 9.
*Copy and Paste the form below
or Call Noh Theatre directly at 03-5413-7483 (English and Japanese available from 10AM to 5PM in weekdays)
National Noh Theatre (国立能楽堂)｜MAP (Japanese)
Address: 4-18-1, Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
伶以野 陽子 （レイヤーヨウコ Yoko Layer）
初シテ 「羽 衣」
緑 耀 会 （ろくようかい）主宰
YOKO LAYER After graduating from high school in Japan, Yoko Layer modeled and acted for several magazines, television and theater companies. She later graduated from Tokyo Gakugei University and then began to study the Stanislavsky system from Russian director Leonid Anisimov. She has since performed with the Tokyo Novyi Repertory Company in Chekhov’s "The Cherry Orchard", "The Seagull" and Gorky’s "The Lower Depths".
In 2004, she began studying Noh as an apprentice on the professional track with the Umewaka Rokuro branch of the Kanze school. Later she began to spend time in Seattle with her husband Paul where they co-founded the Seattle Novyi Theatre Company and performed "The Seagull" and "Uncle Vanya" in repertory, and later "The Proposal" in the International Chekhov Festival in Tokyo. In 2007 she performed with Theatre Nohgaku in the chorus of "Crazy Jane" for TN’s Pacific Northwest tour. In 2010 she became a shihan (instructor) in the Kanze school of noh.
In 2012 she performed "Hagoromo"as a leading role the first time. Now she is performing in Noh theater, and she is teaching Noh theater to beginner students
at culture centers and in private classes.