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John Oglevee

Theatre Artist in Tokyo

Noh: The Sculpture of Time

PRESENTED ON MAY 29, 2013
IN TOKYO @ VOL 103

Finding the "now" in the "then." Noh evokes the contemporary through its use of space, materials and lines resulting in a sculpture of time. Listen to John Oglevee explain all of these concepts, as part of the noh performances he performs himself for English-speaking audiences.

"Presentation of the Day" on June 6, 2013.

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Explorations in Noh and Kabuki

BY YAYOI HIRANO
@ VOL 2 ON JUL 12, 2013

Yayoi Hirano discusses her artistic productions, many of which are born out of Japanese Noh theater. She highlights her career experiences and explores the development of her performance art.

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That Time we Wrote A Play

BY DAN BAIN
@ VOL 19 ON MAY 25, 2014

Dan Bain & Brendan Bennetts// playwrights// on that time we wrote a play

Dan Bain and Brendan Bennetts conclude that collaboration is the creation of something that not one singular party could make, by showing us how they wrote a play together. Once. Probably will not ever again.

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Concepts in Time and Motion

BY JONATHAN SCHIPPER
@ VOL 2 ON OCT 16, 2014

Jonathan Schipper captures a moment of time through sculpture - developing ideas of time, space, speed and motion by crashing two cars together incredibly slowly over the span of two months. 

"Presentation of the Day" on January 15, 2015.

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Sculpture in the Landscape

BY GARY HAYGOOD
IN JACKSON, MS

With a landscape architect's eye, Gary Haygood takes us through a selection of outdoor sculptures .

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The Day I Stole A Time Machine (Random Slides Improv)

BY JOHN ANSEHL
@ VOL 5 ON MAY 19, 2016

Chicago based designer, John Ansehl excersizes his improv comedy skills and shows us how the world ends in this "random slides" PK prepared by Mark Strauss with a little help from Photoshop.

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Noh Fusion! Traditional Japanese Theatre Meets Contemporary Western Music

BY RYOKO AOKI
@ VOL 139 ON SEP 28, 2016

世界の主要な作曲家と共同で、能と現代音楽の新たな試みを行っている青木涼子さん。来月主演するご自身のために書かれたA・デュモン作曲オペラ《秘密の閨》を中心に、意欲的に取り組まれている音楽プロジェクトについてお話してくださいます。

Ryoko Aoki is pushing the boundaries of Japan’s traditional Noh theater by fusing it with of contemporary music of major world composers. She will be presenting on these theatrical crossroads, as well as on other highly-motivated musical projects, including the Opera “Himitsu no Neya” in which spirited French composer Aurélien Dumont wrote the lead role specifically for her performance.

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Proximity and Distance - Human Bodies in Movement and Stillness

BY BETTINA HOFFMANN
@ VOL 142 ON DEC 14, 2016

Visual artist Bettina Hoffmann works at the intersection of photography, film, sculpture, contemporary dance and theatre to examine and challenge the underlying mechanisms of social relations, conflicts and communication.

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Breaking the Mold of Classic Theatre

BY NATALIE SCARLETT
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 27, 2017

NATALIE SCARLETT is an English and drama teacher by day and a theatrical director, writer and all around creative person all the time, especially at night. A tireless teacher, Natalie proudly coaches debate, cultivates creative writing club and directs the non-musical theatre program.

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Theatre Can Change The World

BY JENNY BALLARD
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 27, 2017

Jenny Ballard believes the Arts are our best chance of changing our world for the better, and theatre is her art of choice. This presentation will examine theatre's positive effects on society, and its ability to change our society for the better, even if it's just one audience member or artist at a time.